Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Proven: Privacy Issue a Sham

This came across Drudge today:

Women Sign "We Had Abortions" Petition

Well there goes the privacy issue. I'm sure they'll manage to still use it and ignore their own actions. Here's some quick quotes from the article. Btw: they use "anti-abortion activists" terminology, so you pretty much know from which side the article is written.

From Breitbart.com:
At a pivotal time in the abortion debate, Ms. magazine is releasing its fall issue next week with a cover story titled "We Had Abortions," accompanied by the names of thousands of women nationwide who signed a petition making that declaration.

The publication coincides with what the abortion-rights movement considers a watershed moment for its cause. Abortion access in many states is being curtailed, activists are uncertain about the stance of the U.S. Supreme Court, and South Dakotans vote Nov. 7 on a measure that would ban virtually all abortions in their state, even in cases of rape and incest.

"All this seems very dire," said Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority Foundation, which publishes Ms.

"We have to get away from what the politicians are saying," she said, "and get women's lives back in the picture."

Even before the issue reaches newsstands Oct. 10, anti-abortion activists have been decrying it. Judie Brown, president of the American Life League, wrote in a commentary that when she saw a Ms. announcement of the project, "the evil practically jumped right off the page."

(emphasis added by your's truly)

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