ABC Skips Historic March for Life as CBS, NBC Offer Nearly 7 Minutes
January 23rd, 2023 1:24 PM
On Friday, NewsBusters looked at the past decade of broadcast network coverage of the March for Life and found 25 minutes and 50 seconds from 2013 to 2022 (with over half coming from 2017). For 2023, the total clocked out at six minutes and 52 seconds on their flagship Friday night and Saturday morning news programs, but it all came from CBS and NBC. ABC’s World News Tonight and…
Vatican Dismisses Pro-Life Priest, Twitter Users React
December 19th, 2022 3:21 PM
Over the weekend, pro-life advocate Father Frank Pavone was removed from the Vatican. Amid the news, Pavone reaffirmed that he’d not stop fighting for life while other users stood with him in solidarity.
WashPost: RNC ‘Trying to Disgust You,’ Abortion Is ‘Banal'
August 27th, 2020 5:45 PM
On Tuesday night, the Republican National Convention aired powerful testimony from pro-life activist Abby Johnson that majorly triggered Washington Post gender columnist Monica Hesse.
NY Mag Accuses ‘Unplanned’ for Inspiring ‘Real-World Harassment’
April 30th, 2019 5:17 PM
Irin Carmon, a former Washington Post contributor and fierce abortion supporter, found a novel angle from which to attack the urprise hit pro-life movie Unplanned, “A Hit Anti-Abortion Film Is Inspiring Real-World Harassment.” No, it isn’t -- and if it is, Carmon failed to present any evidence to support that headline under her story for New York magazine’s “Cut." Carmon relied on other left-wing…
Samantha Bee Freaks Out Over Heartbeat Laws on Abortion
April 4th, 2019 11:56 AM
On Wednesday's Full Frontal show on TBS, late-night "comedian" Samantha Bee began what is allegedly a comedy show by railing against recent efforts to curtail abortion, including both the passage of heartbeat laws to protect unborn babies, and the recently released film Unplanned recounting a former Planned Parenthood employee who turned pro-life.
‘Unplanned’ Actress Slams Abortion-Lover Alyssa Milano in Open Letter
March 29th, 2019 9:41 AM
Unplanned actress Ashley Bratcher had some choice words for Hollywood actress and left-wing gadfly/activist Alyssa Milano following the Charmed star’s criticism of Georgia’s pro-life “heartbeat bill.” In an open letter, Bratcher blasted Milano’s recent Deadline op-ed criticizing a new Georgia bill that would require physicians to abandon the abortion option upon detecting the heartbeat of an…
Surprise: NPR Spotlights Pro-Life Outreach To Abortion Clinic Workers
January 13th, 2018 11:17 PM
NPR's All Things Considered on Thursday zeroed in on a pro-life organization that tries to get the employees of abortion facilities to end their participation in the killing of unborn babies. Despite the surprising attention on former Planned Parenthood manager Abby Johnson and her group, And Then There Were None, the public radio program still inserted slanted language into their report. Sarah…
As All CMP Charges Dropped, AP Insists PP Never 'Sold' Fetal Parts
July 28th, 2016 2:14 PM
On Tuesday, Harris County's prosecutor in Texas dropped the remaining criminal charges against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt of the Center for Medical Progress. This ended a clearly politically motivated attempt to turn the tables on the pro-life heroes who showed that Planned Parenthood was trafficking in fetal body parts for compensation.
Predictably, the Associated Press did not handle…
LA Times Relays Planned Parenthood's '3 Percent' Abortions Myth
August 22nd, 2015 11:44 PM
Earlier today, I noted that Los Angeles Times reporter Maria L. La Ganga compared the heroic undercover work done by investigators at the Center for Medical Progress to the 2004 efforts of the Swift Boat Veterans for the Truth. She meant it as a negative, claiming that the Swift Vets' assertions about Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry's service in Vietnam and his antiwar activities…
Nets Tout Dem Congresswoman’s Defense of Partial Birth Abortion, Ski
February 24th, 2011 9:13 AM
Catching up on an item from last weekend, Friday’s World News on ABC, Saturday’s Good Morning America on ABC, Saturday’s CBS Evening News, and Saturday’s NBC Nightly News all highlighted California Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier’s defense of partial birth abortion as a procedure she had herself gone through as she berated New Jersey Republican Congressman Chris Smith for describing…
FNC Interviews Fmr Planned Parenthood Clinic Exec Director Who Turned
November 8th, 2009 4:55 PM
On Saturday’s Huckabee show on FNC, host Mike Huckabee interviewed the former executive director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Bryan Texas, Abby Johnson, who became a pro-life activist after witnessing an ultrasound of an abortion while she assisted in a procedure. She charged that the abortion provider tries to "increase the number of abortions they do" for the purpose of making money, and…
Joy Behar: Profits are the 'Real Immorality' of Abortion
November 4th, 2009 8:45 AM
Profits, not the killing of unborn children, are the "real immorality" of abortion, according to "View" panelist Joy Behar. Behar expressed her unique view of morality during the Nov. 3 "Hot Topics" discussion about Abby Johnson, a Texas Planned Parenthood director who resigned from her post last month after seeing an abortion on an ultrasound. Johnson explained to the local…
Media Ignore Planned Parenthood Leader’s Change of Heart
November 3rd, 2009 8:19 AM
Remember back in July when Norma McCorvey was arrested for disruptive behavior during the confirmation hearings of Judge Sonia Sotomayor? Wait. Maybe not. The networks only gave her a few cursory seconds, if any. McCorvey is "Jane Roe," the plaintiff in the landmark Roe v Wade lawsuit, and the one-time pro-choicer was shouting for the verdict of her 1973 case to be overturned. If that's all…