Gosnell’s Mother’s Day Massacre

The news of the horrors committed by abortionist Kermit Gosnell is finally getting some visibility. Many pro-life advocates wrote about it when the Philadelphia Grand Jury issued a report on Gosnell and his clinics back in January 2011. I blogged about it here. My first take on the lack of coverage was that, on some level, everyone knows it's horribly true and, hence, no one wants to hear it. Too disturbing.Today's column by James Taranto in The Wall Street Journal might be the best pi … [Read more...]

‘Roe’ + 40

Today marks 40 years since the Supreme Court decisions Roe and Doe which allowed for abortion at any time during gestation for any reason.I'll be on CNN "Newsroom"  just after 9 a.m. ET to discuss some follow up ideas to my piece from last week. No, I don't agree with Time magazine. I don't think abortion advocates are losing. Witness the most recent elections and the annual report for Planned Parenthood. As long as there are more than a million abortions a year, more than 4,000 every day, I … [Read more...]

Because everybody knows it’s true.

Every week has it's own horror story. Two weeks ago, it was the Tucson shootings. This week, it's the PA abortion clinic that was it's own little shop of horrors.A friend raised the excellent point that the story is so awful that it really ought to be front page news instead of oh, let's say,page A25 of the NYT.So why isn't it? Because it's a story that everyone already knows and expects at some level. If it's put on the front page, that betrays the "safe, legal, and rare" mantra. All … [Read more...]