Bad News Shorts
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Tennessee: Planned Parenthood recently experienced an alleged arson attempt at one of its centers that was closed for renovations. While veiled finger-pointing swirled in the air, including a comment by Vanderbilt’s Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center director Rory Dicker that the fire “unfortunately reflects many people’s attitudes about abortion in Tennessee,” the facts thus far suggest to us that perhaps those who earn their profit margins over the bodies of the babies have little to no conscience in other matters as well. Hopefully a full investigation will lead to honest answers. 

California: Governor Gavin Newsom has never been one to keep his politics and his views on aborting children separate, so when the US Supreme Court  chose to let the Texas abortion regulation law stand, Newsome proclaimed: "I am outraged by yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing Texas’s ban on most abortion services to remain in place, and largely endorsing Texas’s scheme to insulate its law from the fundamental protections of Roe v. Wade." Newsome governs one of the most pro-abortion states in our nation and comments from his personal belief in abortion plus his affection for his cronies at Planned Parenthood—an organization that is working hard to make California an abortion haven.

Planned Parenthood Federation president Alexis McGill Johnson said, "While the Court did not put a complete end to our legal challenge, its failure to stop Texas's deliberate nullification of the constitutional right to abortion within its borders makes the Court complicit in widespread chaos and harm to Texans, and responsible for giving the green light for other states to circumvent the constitution through copycat laws." 

Both Newsom and McGill Johnson are spreading the false narrative that it is constitutional to kill babies by acts of abortion. Both are wrong, but both stand to lose a great deal if the Supreme Court ever actually examines the science and recognizes the preborn child as a human being.

Nebraska: In Lincoln, a 45-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly threatened pro-life advocates with a piece of rebar. The pro-lifers were peacefully demonstrating outside an abortion facility when the man, Anthony Ladd, 45, of South Sioux City, threatened a 59-year-old woman and 64-year-old man outside the Planned Parenthood abortion facility. According to Life News, “This is the second report of violent threats being made against Nebraska pro-life advocates in less than a week.”

We recognize abortion as among the most violent of crimes in our nation today, and we look forward to the day when reporters will connect the dots so that they too can see that violence leads to violence, even when the victims are innocent preborn babies.

Ohio: Last year, Ohio enacted a law requiring abortion clinics to either cremate or bury the remains of aborted babies rather than disposing of them as though they were medical waste or trash.  

“With the help of the ACLU and Planned Parenthood, abortion clinics sued the state over the law last spring, arguing that it is both ‘frivolous and medically unnecessary’ and an unconstitutional limit on the supposed right to abortion. A judge sided with the challengers, temporarily prohibiting enforcement of the law based on the claim that the law lacked specific guidelines and made compliance unworkable,” wrote Alexandra DeSanctis. 

Not only that, but those who kill babies are brash enough to call the new policy a violation of “abortion rights.” If that makes any sense to you at all, please let us know here at the WEDNESDAY STOPP REPORT office.