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Saturday, February 23, 2013
MRC Unhappy That Coerced Sonograms Are Described As Coercion
Topic: Media Research Center

In a Feb. 19 MRC Culture & Media Institute item, Kristine Marsh takes offense at a Huffington Post article about a gay couple viewing the sonogram of the child a surrogate mother is carrying. Why?

It’s strange for HuffPo to celebrate sonograms in this instance, but be so vehemently against them in cases of abortion.

In 2011, the site repeatedly expressed outrage over the proposed pre-abortion mandatory sonogram laws in Texas, and similar measures in four other states, calling such measures “invasive” and “coercion.” HuffPo writer Anu Kumar staunchly opposed any kind of law, like sonograms, that would give more information to the woman who was going to have an abortion.

That's right -- Marsh is complaining that a coerced sonogram is being correctly described as coercion.

Marsh goes on to insult women further:

Without seeing that obviously human and moving being inside her, a pregnant mother is kept from seeing what the pro-abortion side is hiding. Namely, that their logic is laughable and the idea that one person has the right to decide whether or not someone else gets to live is a travesty.

Does Marsh think women are so stupid that they must be forced to look at a sonogram to know that they're carrying a fetus? Apparently so.

Posted by Terry K. at 1:02 PM EST

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