Entries Tagged ‘Factcheck.org’

WashPo readers protest absurd “fact check” of Obama infanticide ad

On September 10 Washington Post “fact checker” Josh Hicks (pictured right) picked apart the Susan B. Anthony List ad featuring abortion survivor Melissa Ohden, which called out Barack Obama for voting against the Illinois Born Alive Infant Protection Act four times when state senator. The ad:

When he was in the Illinois state Senate, Barack Obama voted to deny basic constitutional protections for babies born alive from an abortion – not once, but four times. I know it’s by the grace of God that I’m alive today, if only to ask America this question: Is this the kind of leadership that will lead us forward – that would discard the weakest among us?

Bizarrely, the only point Hicks could find to quibble with was the word “discard.” Was Ohden claiming she was “discarded”? Hicks pressed, apparently expecting late-term abortionists to cuddle babies they just aborted.

Pro-life news brief 7-10-12

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • FactCheck.org finds that the Obama campaign is twisting Romney’s position on abortion in their latest ad.
  • In Colorado, a five-time DUI offender is responsible for a crash which injured a pregnant woman, her five-year-old son and killed her near-term unborn child.

Campbell Brown in NYT: “Planned Parenthood’s self-destructive behavior”

Former NBC and CNN news anchor Campbell Brown penned a New York Times op ed over the weekend entitled, “Planned Parenthood’s self-destructive behavior.”

With such a favorable title, pro-lifers might be tempted to glam on to Brown as one of us. Not so fast.

Before lodging her complaint against Planned Parenthood, Campbell first gave it kudos. She promoted the United States’ largest abortion provider as really not being about that, stating, “Most of Planned Parenthood’s work focuses on health care for low-income women, things like screenings for breast cancer and diabetes, and family planning.”

To back up that claim Campbell parroted Planned Parenthood’s line that “abortions represent only 3 percent of its work,” when in actuality about 10% of Planned Parenthood clients get abortions, according to FactCheck.org, and 38.4% of its clinic income comes from abortion, according to Live Action.

Campbell also acknowledged in her piece she is pro-abortion.

So what was her gist? That Planned Parenthood has morphed into an arm of the Democrat Party, to its detriment:

National Right to Life vs. Democrats for Life

As Jivin J FactCheck.org yesterday agreed with the Democrats for Life of America issued a fundraising appeal, making harsh accusations against NRLC in the process. Click to enlarge…

Jivin J’s Life Links 7-23-10

by JivinJ, host of the blog, FactCheck.org notes that pro-life groups had good reason to be concerned with abortion being covered in high risk pools: We can see what caused abortion opponents to be concerned. An official solicitation issued by the PA Insurance Department specified that abortions “will” be covered if they are legal under […]

Time mag and FactCheck.org join AP to confirm Obama is lying about abortion in healthcare

Yesterday’s FactCheck.org piece, but feel free to read the entire analysis… I Associated Press piece, but here’s the title again…

Fact-checking Factcheck.org on Gianna and Obama ads

Only 4 days ago an article supposedly fact-checking

Planned Parenthood’s McCain-Viagra ad based on myth

This is related to my July 23 WND column, Newsweek yesterday

  

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