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The Huge Right Wing Anti-Choice Fake Outrage of the Day

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posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 02:02 PM
In the interest of 'honesty'. And I will include several links for more information - some more outraged then others. Why do people have to force their delusions upon others. Make up your own mind, if it's actually your own.

Well, there’s another bogus, heavily edited James O’Keefe-style propaganda video being frantically circulated all over the right wing media and blogs, attacking Planned Parenthood. Yes, again.

The sentence I put in bold explains the section of the video where they do talk about money, specifically “$30 to $100 per specimen.” This is not a “purchase price” for the specimens — it’s for transportation and other incidental fees.

Anyone who thinks human body parts would be sold for the ridiculously low price of $30 to $100 is (not to put too fine a point on it) a gullible idiot.

This video was put out by an organization (?) called 'The Center for Medical Progress" - yeah right. From the snopes take on this subject which appears very moderate on the issue:

An individual named David Daleiden has been widely credited as the “leader” of the Center for Medical Progress. While Daleiden’s online footprint is minimal, a 2009 Claremont University article (penned by fellow conservative activist Chuck Johnson) reported:

James O’Keefe is a friend of David Daleiden’s. O’Keefe and Hannah Giles have been going coast to coast documenting instances of ACORN employees willingly giving advice on how to avoid paying taxes and shielding a would be pimp (running for congress) and a prostitutent from the watchful eye of the law. They’ve brought their investigation to New York City, Washington D.C., and Baltimore.


Apparently these folk specialize in misrepresenting the truth to promote a specific 'agenda'. The website is copywritten 2015 and seems to have only one message this 'baby parts' thing. They claim "a group of citizen journalists" in fact it seem to be only David Daleiden:

David Daleidan Is A Former Writer For Discredited Anti-Choice Organization Live Action. David Daleiden, the contact person regarding The Central For Medical Progress' video, is a former writer for discredited anti-choice organization Live Action News. The group has previously come under fire for deceptively editing undercover footage of abortion clinics in order to make false claims about Planned Parenthood. [Live Action News, accessed, 7/14/15; Media Matters for America, 2/4/11; Media Matters for America, 5/31/12]

Media Matters points out the obvious misleading 'edits' made to the raw footage pointing out the intent of their operation.

And in a nice wrap up of the manufactured upset:

The intensity of the outrage closely matched the degree of the flimflam.

Anti-choice activists wanted desperately to believe the video was an accurate representation of what Planned Parenthood is up to behind the scenes, so they overlooked the obvious scare-edits and manipulative soundtrack.

Clinically speaking, the video is cleverly produced, even though it’s really easy to make abortion sound creepy.

That said, it flagrantly exploits the worst and most ignorant aspects of social media: the utter lack of critical viewing, the impulse to rapidly retweet clickbait without reading, and especially the internet’s torch-and-pitchfork mob justice.

There is nothing wrong with being anti-choice but if 'activists' have to stoop to such deceptive tactics to promote their goal they hurt their cause.

The ends to not justify the means. In fact, it is the means that create the ends. (MLK paraphase - Letter from a Biringham Jail)

posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 02:14 PM
a reply to: FyreByrd

There is a HUGE thread on this already.

edit on 7 18 2015 by stosh64 because: (no reason given)

posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 02:15 PM

originally posted by: FyreByrd

There is nothing wrong with being anti-choice but if 'activists' have to stoop to such deceptive tactics to promote their goal they hurt their cause.

You mean like the "pro-choice" movement does? This is a side issue, a side show that you are using to demonize pro-lifers. The point is irrelevant and your "outrage" over it is laughable.

Pro-life is about not killing human beings in utero. It denies the idea that "Your body is your own and nobody can tell you what to do with it" because we're not talking about YOUR body here. We're talking about the body of an unborn child.

If you rent out an apartment in your house, the tenant has certain rights. One of the tenant's rights is that just because he rented an apartment that you own does not give you the right to kill him or even evict him. He has the right of tenancy until the lease expires. You ever tried to evict someone who has done nothing wrong? That's how it works.

You signed a lease and that lease is binding for nine months. By becoming pregnant you signed that lease, and the fact that you didn't intend to get pregnant is really not the leasee's fault. It's your fault. Now you can blame the guy or blame ignorance, or blame whomever and whatever you want, but the bottom line is that you signed that lease, and that lease says you rented out your uterus to that child until term.

After that lease is up, you can do what you want, including reject that child by giving him up.

The fact that there are children without homes is not relevant.
The fact that some pro-lifers preach abstinence is not relevant.
The fact that some pro-lifers think it's a parent's responsibility to teach kids is not relevant.
The fact that some pro-lifers are distorting the "body parts" issue is irrelevant.
NONE of these things is relevant. They ARE problems, of course, but they are not the issue.

The ONLY thing that is truly relevant here is that you are advocating killing an unborn child that, if you did even minutes after it was born, would result in the charge of murder in the first degree, planned with forethought.

You own your womb, but you do NOT own what is in it, and the fact that there IS something in it means you signed that lease.

Killing the tenant is not an option.

posted on Jul, 18 2015 @ 02:19 PM
Please contribute to the already existing thread on this topic.


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