By The Right Scoop


When I first saw this title in my newsreader, I thought it was going to be a photo of a bloody baby with its head hanging half outside the womb or some other graphic photo. But I was amazed when I actually saw that it was just a normal 20ish week-old baby in the palm of a hand. Nothing graphic about it whatsoever.

So what in the world is wrong with that? How is that ‘too controversial’? Just goes to show the lengths these leftist papers will go to keep people from knowing the truth – that a fetus is a baby, a human life while in the womb whether it is one day or 9 months after conception:

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LIFE NEWS – A national pro-life organization is outraged after three major American newspapers rejected a pro-life ad as “too controversial.”

The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and the LA Times refused to run an advertisement created by Heroic Media.

The ad features a hand holding a 20- to 24-week-old baby with the quote, “This child has no voice, which is why it depends on yours. Speak Up.”

Heroic Media Executive Director Joe Young said he was shocked and angered that the media outlets were willing to talk about the issue but were unwilling to show the reality of life at 20 weeks.

“I am disturbed that these papers would run article after article promoting the notion that abortion is a victimless act without consequences,” Young said. “The fact remains, children who are unique individuals – never again to be duplicated – are being killed in the most violent way imaginable and they feel the excruciating pain of that death.”

The newspapers took issue with the image of the baby.

“It seems as though it is okay to talk about the issue in general, but when you actually put a face to the discussion, then it becomes controversial,” Young said.

ONE PAPER DECIDES TO RUN DIFFERENT AD. SEE WHICH ONE…

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  • Conservative_Hippie

    God help us!

    • retiredconservative

      Conservative_Hippie This is a battle between Good and evil. It’s already been won, but we are still in the thick of it. Thankfully, we know the outcome. Unfortunately, our opponents have chosen NOT to know.

    • stage9

      Conservative_Hippie He’s trying, but we won’t let Him.

      • Conservative_Hippie

        yup :(

    • lawngreen

      Conservative_Hippie   He has, but now we are a duplicate of Isaiah chapter 1. His instructions for those in our current condition can be found there. Those of us who are Christians ought to heed this, and also Ephesians 6:10-20. God intends for us to do our duty to Him. I am guilty myself of not living up to those commands in the past, and not well now. In my old age I bitterly regret a wasted life. I will just have to do what I can with what I have left. The war isn’t over yet.
      In WW2, the legendary General “Chesty” Puller was commanding one of the most deadly island invasions, holding onto a tiny beachhead at terrible cost, when contacted on radio by a junior officer. The officer said his unit was low on ammo and asked General Puller, “Where do you want me to pull back to when we run out of ammo?”
      Puller replied, “You have bayonets, don’t you? Then use them, but HOLD THAT LINE!”

      • Rshill7

        lawngreen Conservative_Hippie 
        No, not a wasted life sir. No way.
        No way.
        No.
        You hold your head up and keep on keeping on.
        With Respect,
        Rs.

        • lawngreen

          Rshill7 Many thanks, brother.
          I take great comfort in this verse:
          “The Lord your God is in the midst of you, a Mighty One, a Savior [Who
          saves]! He will rejoice over you with joy; He will rest [in silent
          satisfaction] and in His love He will be silent and make no mention [of past sins, or even recall them]; He will exult over you with singing.” (Zephaniah 3:17; Amplified Version)
          “As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” 
          “Worthy is the Lamb Who was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing!”

      • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

        lawngreen Conservative_Hippie I love Chesty Puller!

        • lawngreen

          AmericanborninCanada lawngreen Conservative_Hippie  He was awesome. At the time I came across his biography (“Marine!”), he was the most decorated Marine in Navy history. I loved his toughness combined with justice and courage. He led from the front often, in spite of his rank.
          Once he was in a combat zone and for some reason was wearing a gunnery sergeant’s uniform. Supplies were being manhandled down an impassable trail, and a Marine with a heavy load saw that his own shoe was untied. Spying Puller’s uniform, he hollered, “Hey Gunney! Tie my shoe!” rather than waste time and strength putting down and picking up a heavy load unnecessarily. General Puller complied without a word, not in the least offended.
          You’ve got to love an officer who respects his men like that. That’s the kind of officer Allen West was, too, from all reports I’ve heard.

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          lawngreen AmericanborninCanada Conservative_Hippie I’ve read a lot of stuff about him on Marine sites. He was an amazing guy. And you’re right, Allen West, while maybe not being quite the legend Chesty Puller was, was well respected and still it. :)   They’re inspiring.

        • lanahi

          AmericanborninCanadalawngreenConservative_Hippie  He was quoted as saying:  “”We’ve been looking for the enemy for some time now. We’ve finally found him. We’re surrounded. That simplifies things.”
          Lol, I feel like he must have…we’re surrounded by the enemy, we don’t have to look for them anymore!

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          lanahi AmericanborninCanada lawngreen Conservative_Hippie Yes, I have that quote somewhere on my computer with his photo. I feel the same way!!!

        • lanahi

          AmericanborninCanada lanahi lawngreen Conservative_Hippie   I had that photo too…it was great!  Talk about optimism!  We need more of that.

  • NYGino

    “Too controversial”  liberal code for ” We have our heads in the sand and we really don’t want to hear the truth or see it.  We’re too busy enjoying our own life to be bothered with someone else’s so just kill it.  Women’s health you know.”

    • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

      NYGino  Bingo NY.

  • stage9

    Abortion Activist Makes Boy Hold “Stay Out of My Mommy’s Vagina” Sign
    http://www.lifenews.com/2013/07/04/abortion-activist-makes-boy-hold-stay-out-of-my-mommys-vagina-sign/

    • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

      stage9 The pro abortion side gets incensed when women from groups like Silent No More have their kids hold up signs to protect life, yet it’s perfectly fine for a pro abort to have a little girl hold up one which says “If I wanted the government in my womb, I’d f— a senator.”
      I weep for what this nation has become.

      • lawngreen

        AmericanborninCanadastage9 Remember, ABC:

        And it probably won’t be long before we go home! Glory to God!

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          lawngreenAmericanborninCanadastage9 Beautiful one lawngreen!  I’ve been liking this one myself. Sing it often… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93ApTNr71lg

        • Rshill7

          lawngreen AmericanborninCanada stage9 
          My Momma used to play that song on the piano and us kids would sing it in church to her ivory accompaniment.
          Yay!

        • lawngreen

          AmericanborninCanada lawngreen stage9  That’s great! Thank you, ABC!

          Your song reminds me of something from “The Chronicles of Narnia”. Aslan was talking to the Pevensie children, who had been killed in a train wreck, which happened so quickly they didn’t know they were dead. In explaining to them that they were dead and they were now in “Aslan’s Country”, He said, “School is over. The holidays have begun.”
          An unclouded day, coming soon. Many family I will see again; some whom I’ve never met. My mother, who is there now herself, had a late-term miscarriage between two of us. I have a brother or sister I’ve never met! Incredible! Can’t wait!

        • lawngreen

          Rshill7 AmericanborninCanada stage9   Our mothers shared a wonderful characteristic, it seems. When I and my brothers were mere boys, our mother used to play the piano also. Fairly frequently we’d gather around the piano and sing hymns together while she played. those were wonderful days, and they’ll happen again in the Kingdom.
          Only then I’ll probably be able to sing better.

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          Rshill7 lawngreen AmericanborninCanada stage9 :) I love your Momma myBear.

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          lawngreen AmericanborninCanada stage9 It’s a personal song for me.  One of my favorites. Makes me think of heaven and something I can’t wait for. And I can’t wait either to meet so many of my Scoop family :) as well as those who have gone before. All eternity to see everyone and fellowship! YAY!
          Love that part in Narnia too.

    • lawngreen

      stage9   Such mental illness and child abuse should result in a jail term or an involuntary hospitalization for a long, long time.

  • JonathanSabbah

    The Left celebrates the CULTURE of DEATH!

    • Watchman74

      JonathanSabbah Makes sense then they are allied with Islam.

      • bahamianhoosier

        Watchman74 JonathanSabbah I would love to see Pelosi, Jackson-Lee, and the pink cowboy hat lady all living under Islam rules! Less “face-time” would be amazing for them!!

  • crosssignals72bravo

    The lefts logo is out of sight out of mind, how unwittingly right  they are, their out of their blinded minds.

  • stage9

    <s>Life</s>, liberalism, and the pursuit of debauchery.

  • retiredconservative

    The father of lies cannot let the Truth be published.

  • steprock

    Scoop, they are busy dehumanizing unborn babies and this does not help. How could you rip that little one limb from limb if you had to look at him?

    • WilliamMorriss

      steprock   I’m glad I’m in my 60s and a heavy smoker,as I am losing faith in the direction of this country. Everything I read, every new law and regulation that is passed, everything that DELIBERATLY guts put under the rug by “Media”, all the outrage I read on these types of patriotic web sites that goes un-noticed makes me sick. I feel totally out-numbered by these progressive idiots. One day I’ll smoke my last cigarette…………………………………………………………………………..

      • deTocqueville1

        WilliamMorriss steprock Sad but understandable comment.

      • Laurel A

        WilliamMorriss steprock How about you quit smoking and help us fight?

      • DebbyX

        WilliamMorriss steprock It’s a sad way to live, but after the current resident in the WH got in, my dad said  he was glad that he probably wouldn’t live long to see the destruction that was about to be dumped on us.  Unfortunately he passed in ’09, but I feel the same way. 
        But who knows, I too may live to be 86, like him.  But I doubt it.

        • WilliamMorriss

          DebbyX WilliamMorriss steprock  Truly sorry for your loss.

        • billma40

          DebbyXWilliamMorrisssteprock 
           I’m in my 70s and not in good health so not sure how long I may have.
          There’s otherwise great people in the Republican party wanting to take some of my income and pass it on to the wealthy through the fair or flat tax and then there’s the demosocialist party wanting to take away our freedoms.
          That should make me want to give up but it has the opposite effect. I want to be around to fight all these people. No matter how depressed I get I won’t give in to these people.

        • DebbyX

          WilliamMorriss DebbyX steprock Oh, thanks so much.  My father loved his Country and almost couldn’t bare it when that guy won……………………the 1st time.

  • white531

    Newspapers in general no longer serve any purpose in our society.  I hope they all go bankrupt.

    • DebbyX

      white531 I am happy to report that our daily newspaper is owned by Conservatives.  And in this bluest of blue States (ct) in which I live, it drives the lib/lefties crazy!
      One for the good guys.

    • lawngreen

      white531  I quit reading papers years ago. As you say, they’re worthless.
      Except there are one or two comics I really like. But the papers have restricted them to one page; two or three on Sunday, and shrunk them to the point that my old eyes find it hard to read them. So I go to Barnes and Noble and buy the cartoonists’ books.

      • white531

        lawngreen white531  
        Calvin and Hobbes and the Far Side. :)

        • lawngreen

          white531 <wild applause> Oh yeah! And Non Sequitur. And B.C and The Wizard Of Id. And Dilbert.

          Last week I was in a drugstore and saw two re-mastered Charlie Brown DVDs. I bought them both. A couple of days later a friend borrowed one to ease her babysitting, and liked it so much I told her to keep it. Tomorrow I’m giving the other one to a two-year-old niece at her 2nd birthday party.
          Ah well. At least I got to watch them first. Charles Schultz was a master. So is Bill Watterson.

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          white531 lawngreen OH Man whitefriend, the Far Side is my favorite!! Gary Larson is a genius lol!!  Why doesn’t it surprise me you’d like him too?

    • Keyes

      white531 
      That is not true. They are great for lining bird cages, doggie potty training, etc.

  • white531

    This was Obama’s doing.  You can be sure of it.

  • pushtheredbutton

    I shouldn’t be surprised. But I am. We fight evil, folks. Unadulterated evil. 

    Wow!

  • deTocqueville1

    Moral degeneracy!

  • njmom

    Its only controversial because its the truth and truth to the Left is always controversial.

    • MaroonRepublic

      njmom and unwelcomed.

  • Laurel A

    If abortion is such a great thing then I challenge the left to stand by it…PERIOD! Print the ad and defend your positions leftists. If it such a good thing, and nothing more than women’s health, then there shouldn’t be a problem.

    • Keyes

      Laurel A 
      …BAM!…

  • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

    It’s considered graphic to show what is clearly a human baby, not some lump of tissue that pro abortionists try to convince themselves and others it is.  It’s offensive only because it’s the truth.  When one is corrupt and willing to do evil, the truth in any form is completely abhorrent and offensive.

    ” If every woman had a glass womb, there would be no abortion in America.”
    Filmmaker and human rights activist Jason Jones

    • uncmetsgal

      AmericanborninCanada”If every woman had a glass womb, there would be no abortion in America.”  Filmmaker and human rights activist Jason Jones
      ABiC, thanks for bringing this quote to my attention.  I absolutely LOVE it, and man-oh-MAN is it spot-on!!

      • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

        uncmetsgal I’ve had it on my facebook for a few years- I love it too. God Bless!!

  • lawngreen

    “General Patton was so angry at what he found at Buchenwald that he
    ordered the Military Police to go to Weimar, four miles away, and bring
    back 1,000 civilians to see what their leaders had done, to witness what
    some human beings could do to others. The MPs were so outraged they brought back 2,000.”
    50,000,000 dead babies, and still the slaughter continues. Hitler was an amateur.

    General Patton is dead. We need to do the same thing he did. It would almost certainly help to end legal abortion in America. We need to be sure that, instead of “sex education” and instruction in perversion and the use of condoms, every schoolchild in America is exposed to something like this. Not just a poster or an ad, either, but a fuller description of life in the womb. It doesn’t have to be and should not be a rant, a tirade, a condemnation of abortionists. It should be a discreet opening of the mind to the beauty and wonder and mystery of new life, new humans, that humans have the privilege of creating, and the responsibility we have toward them, from conception.

    How about legislation to that effect? At the state level, because we’ll never get it passed at the federal level any time soon, and because it’s not the fedgov’s business to tell the states what to do. The fedgov exists only on the tolerance of the State governments.

    • Army_Pilot1967

      lawngreen “It doesn’t have to be and should not be a rant, a tirade, a condemnation of abortionists. It should be a discreet opening of the mind to the beauty and wonder and mystery of new life, new humans, that humans have the privilege of creating, and the responsibility we have toward them, from conception.”  That is marvelously well written and carries a vitally important message.  Well done, lawngreen.

      • lawngreen

        Army_Pilot1967 Thank you.

  • LoJoFo

    Put it on a billboard in those cities.  Take it to court if necessary.  This is what Pamela Geller does.

    • Laurel A

      LoJoFo Excellent idea actually.

  • The Sentinel

    They can’t handle the truth… that they’ve helped and encouraged the mass murder of millions of innocent lives through their stubborn ignorance and indifference. I guess it’s hard to look at yourself in the mirror when you have blood on your hands. Of course, this is assuming they even have a soul – which most of them don’t.
    God is watching… and they’ll have to answer for this evil that they’ve allowed and supported.

  • uncmetsgal

    When my water broke, it was at 20 weeks and 2 days… My son (a now healthy and OVERLY-energetic (lol) 3.5 year old) WAS this baby as pictured.  I cannot IMAGINE thinking of this as a “clump of cells” or  “a fetus or whatever you want to call it” (yeah, Millhouse, I’m quoting YOU, reject!).  I fought like heck to hold on to my pregnancy, and I managed to go a full 10 weeks, thank to the blessings of Almighty God.  Seven weeks in the NICU, my 5 pound 6 oz boy came home, after being born 2 pounds 14oz.
    There is a special place in Hell reserved for people who do this kind of murder.  And that is all I have to say on the matter.

    • Rshill7

      uncmetsgal  God bless you Momma!

    • ryanomaniac

      You are a saint. God bless you.

    • white531

      uncmetsgal  
      I believe you said enough.

  • yazz55

    Nothing controversial about it whatsoever.  It just defeats the political correctness narrative, which is pro abortion.

    • Stehekin912

      Agreed – not controversial at all….but it is heartbreaking

  • Army_Pilot1967

    It’s getting more and more difficult to execute condemned murderers in this country and one of the cited reasons is because the condemned person might feel pain; yet, 50,000,000 innocent baby lives have been squandered without any concern over whether they feel pain when the abortionist is doing his/her dirty deed.  That is some kind of messed-up in my opinion.

    • Rshill7

      Army_Pilot1967 
      Yes it is. Bigtime.
       :-(

  • Pokerwife1

    It’s too controversial because it proves that that’s a baby not some mindless blob that isn’t alive.  There’s your controversy right there.

    • Tamikosmom

      Pokerwife1
      Pslam 139:13-16 – You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb.  Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex!  Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it.  You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb.  You saw me before I was born.  Every day of my life was recorded in your book.  Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed
      Jeremiah 1:5 – “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb.  Before you were born I set you apartand appointed you as my prophet to the nations.”.

      • white531

        Tamikosmom Pokerwife1  
        OK, now I’m blubbery.

  • SheerPolitics

    I’m going to copy that photo and upload to my FB page. If everyone does that, it will do more advertising than any of those 20th century bygone rags can do.

    • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

      SheerPolitics I’m gonna tweet it too.

  • HighontheTide

    “The Eternal Being, who knows everything and who created the whole universe, became not only a man but a baby, and before that a fetus in a woman’s body.” ~ C.S. Lewis

    • PJRodman

      HighontheTide And that in a nutshell is the mystery of the Incarnation…which caused Satan and his minions to be cast from heaven.  Their pride wouldn’t accept that God himself -in the Second Person would become flesh and dwell among us. They were so far above our lowly human condition which now God calls His children.  That’s why I say the Satanic forces are so busy confusing the other part of our humanity…Male and Female He created them. This mirrors the relationship of the Trinity…and they HATE it.

  • DCSKIHOG

    “Each form of genocide, whether Holocaust, lynching, or abortion, differs from all the others in the motives and methods of its perpetrators. But each form of genocide is identical to all the others in that it involves the systematic slaughter, as state-sanctioned “choice,” of innocent, defenseless victims — while denying their “personhood.”” —Rabbi Yehuda Levin, New York

  • Rshill7

    A logical human being would call the killing of millions of baby girls, a “war on women”. They would also call attempts to save those girls from being killed, anything but a war on them.
    The lies of the left have killed well over 50 million people. The Communist left worldwide has killed about 100 million people. The left also wants to be able to kill the old and infirmed with assisted suicide.
    Why does the left love death so much? Why do they love debt so much? Why do they want to give the fruits of working people to those who do nothing? Why, why, why?

    • freeperjim

      Rshill7 
      satan is evil.
      evil cannot be reasoned with.
      evil should only be exterminated. Permanently.
      America is at war with the evil of leftism.

      • Conniption Fitz

        Evil must be renounced and rejected.
        Defended against with God’s help and power.

  • Conniption Fitz

    Can a baby this size survive?   Is this tiny baby alive and did he or she survive?

    • gigiof3

      Conniption Fitz Yes, they can and have. I have a dear friend who’s daughter was born at 20 weeks, over 40 years ago and she is alive, well, played sports in high school and served in the Peace Corps. She weighed 1 lb 3 oz at birth. Think how far medicine has come in the last 40 years. Amazing grace

    • Valin

      Conniption Fitz  
      Short answer…Yes. And even if it can’t is that any reason to kill it? 
      How long can a 6 year old survive without a great deal of support? Not long.

    • susan savage

      Conniption Fitz That’s not a real baby. But it is accurate as to size and development.

  • Conniption Fitz

    Why don’t these womyn feminists get a tubal ligation, hysterectomy or ablation BEFORE having sexual intercourse if they don’t want children?
    Why don’t men who don’t want commitment to a child have a vasectomy?  
    Anything but murdering your own child or ordering your daughter to kill your grandchild.

    • notebene

      Conniption Fitz That would require leftists to be responsible and think ahead, and they are incapable of doing so!  It goes against their narcissistic character.  The bottom line is that Planned Parenthood makes more money killing babies than preventing their conception.

    • white531

      Conniption Fitz  
      Why don’t they just stop having sex?  They’re not qualified for the outcome.

  • RocklinConservative

    I just showed the picture to my 7 year old granddaughter and she thought the baby was just adorable!!!

  • Valin

    “The newspapers took issue with the image of the baby.”
    And they right to do this. Can’t have people seeing what a 20 week old fetus actually looks like. Might cause them to ask some…disturbing inconvenient simple questions. And we all know how dangerous they can be.

  • notebene

    Part of pushing the “progressive” agenda is to de-humanize people.  This is especially true in the case of pushing the abortion agenda, which we all know has nothing to do with the health of women and giving them “choices”!  Calling a baby a fetus just makes it easier to detach its humanity and create an image of a thing.  It’s evil, sick, and depraved behavior from leftists that has only one goal: obtain power at the expense of your fellow man.

  • tinlizzieowner

    “The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and the LA Times refused to run an advertisement created by Heroic Media.”
    Why doesn’t this surprise me? ;-) The liberal media isn’t interested in showing what a potentially viable fetus looks like.

    • lanahi

      tinlizzieowner   The left keeps changing the meanings with their choice of words.  The picture in the ad is not a fetus, it is an obvious baby, so the ad is too confrontational to them.
      In some states, they require an ultrasound before an abortion and require the woman to see it before she goes ahead.  Unfortunately, an ultrasound isn’t a clear picture, but it at least shows a beating heart and not  “tissues”.
      Maybe before going for an abortion, they should be required to consult with an advocate for the babies who could give them other alternatives and show them pictures like this.  Going to an abortion clinic would require a referral except in medical emergencies.  Many women arn’t thinking clearly in this kind of situation and should be given real alternatives.  “Choose life” just remains a slogan for them.  A woman should be presented with the possibility of her baby being adopted by parents who would give anything to love this child.  
      Before abortions were legal, women didn’t die en masse from back-alley abortions like the left insists…the majority had their babies adopted out.  Even this was traumatic for the mother, but she gave her baby a chance at a life filled with love and at least didn’t have the permanent emotional scars of having killed it.  Abortion brutalizes a woman who can’t totally buy into the idea that it was just “tissue” being expelled.  Her body knows the truth.
      There is also a legal problem with late-term abortion, in my mind:  After a woman has rejected her baby when it is already viable, is it still hers to demand that it be killed?  It seems to me that she just wants to “get rid” of the baby and loses the right to determine that it be killed, like parents charged with child abuse have no right to determine the fate of their child if it is taken from them.  “A dead baby promised is a dead baby delivered” is very, very strange.  She is not interested in killing the child, she is only interested in “getting rid of it”.  Once having gotten rid of it, she has no further legal right over it…she signed away her rights to it when she signed abortion papers.  Of course, this would present impossible problems for society to save all these premature babies and pay for their care, so late term abortions would have to quickly be made illegal.
      Today, with birth control pills and  the morning after pill, there is little reason for an abortion and absolutely no reason at all for late-term abortions.

      • tinlizzieowner

        lanahi tinlizzieowner
         “The left keeps changing the meanings with their choice of words.  The picture in the ad is not a fetus, it is an obvious baby, so the ad is too confrontational to them.”
        I w3hole heartedly agree it’s a baby. I used the term ‘fetus’ in the ‘text’ of the conversation.
        There is almost NO viable ‘excuse’ for abortion anymore, with the vast number of other ‘free’ methods of ‘birth control’ available.. I had 2 daughters, a Vasectomy, another daughter and another vasectomy.
        There are only 2 ‘reasons’ for abortions. Outright lack of responsibility of the individuals involved and (taxpayer provided) money for the abortionists.

  • white531

    I hate  to keep doing this, but as long as you guys keep running stories about killing unborn children, I will keep posting this.  It’s in my archives, and really easy to get to.
    Over 1.29 million people were killed through abortion in the United States in 2002
    Over 48 million people have been killed through abortion in the United States since the Roe vs. Wade decision.
    Approximately 42 million abortions occur every year worldwide.
    Abortion killed 73 times more Americans than died in battle in our last 12 wars combined.
    To equal the average number of abortion deaths in one year, the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center would have had to have been more than 400 times more lethal.
    Abortion worldwide kills more people every 2 months than the Holocaust did in 12 years.
    48 million people equals approximately 16 percent of the current population ofthe United States.
    The number of people killed by abortions since 1973 exceed the current populations of each of the 50 states, including California.
    Almost 1 out of every 4 Americans babies are aborted.
    This number is greater than the current populations of Sweden, Norway, Lithuania, Latvia, Ireland, Iceland, Finland, Estonia, and Denmark COMBINED.
    It would have taken about 342 Hiroshima type nuclear attacks to kill as many people as abortion has killed since Roe vs. Wade.
    Abortion is inherently unsafe to the mother.
    Physical problems from abortion can include hemorrhage, infection, sterility and even death.
    Psychological effects can include depression and mental trauma to divorce and suicide.
    Women often experience “severe” or “intense” pain during an abortion.
    The psychological effects of an abortion are so well documented, that psychologists have grouped them under one name: post-abortion syndrome (PAS).  Women may experience symptoms of PAS right after the abortion, but oftentimes PAS does not manifest itself until many months or years after the abortion.
    Symptoms of PAS are: recurrent memories, dreams of the abortion experience, avoidance of emotional attachment, relationship problems, sleep disturbance, guilt, memory impairment, hostile outbursts, and substance abuse.
    Fathers, grandparents, and siblings can also experience the psychological effects of abortion.
    And we call ourselves a civilized nation.

    • lanahi

      white531   Someday civilization will look on abortion with as much horror as we look at cannibalism now.  It’s barbarian.

      • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

        lanahi great point. 
        Hi lanahi. I’ve missed seeing you.

  • kong1967

    It’s controversial because liberals don’t want the public to see what it is that is being “terminated”.  If they can’t see it, it’s easier to cope with.  When they see this, it brings home the reality that it is not part of the mother’s body like they claim.  Once again, the liberals fight to suppress the truth and govern by myth and lies.

    • lanahi

      kong1967  What I can’t understand is that more liberals have abortions than conservatives, so why does the left condone it?   Is that why they have to increase their base with illegals?  Just because they killed off their future generation of liberals?

      • kong1967

        lanahi  I don’t know.  It is rather odd, and abortion rates are even higher among blacks.  I think maybe it has more to do with not tying people down with responsibility.  Liberalism is all about removing responsibility and letting the government take care of you.

        • Always a Marine

          kong1967 lanahi 
          One theory is that abortion is one of the many assaults on our culture.  In this instance it does two things:  it contribute toward the destruction of the nuclear family by devaluing the sanctity of life, and it also keeps women unburdened, and as a corollary it frees women for sexual relations.
          Anyone who has been awake the past 3-4 decades has seen the agenda of the “Women’s Lib” movement devalue men, marriage and family in order to promote career development for women.  In this regard, abortion helps keep a woman in the market place.
          That this is a purposeful agenda of the left is incontrovertible.
          Now, in this I see the real war on women.  Liberals have been happy to “free” women in order to destroy the nuclear family (and thus weaken our society), and to keep women available for sex.
          The left says it has the highest view of women – that’s utter and complete nonsense.  We saw three things at the last DNC.  The progressive dems chose Sandra Fluk to be their “ideal” spokesperson for women’s needs.  It wasn’t anything other than “free birth control.” (how noble!).
          The other thing was the mass demonstration for more abortion.  Disgusting displays by the democrats holding placards emblazoned with “Abortion.”  They cried for more of them, and for them to be free, and for the babies to be subject to killing up to the point of birth (and many lefties want it after birth).
          And finally, they voted God out of the party.  The vote wasn’t necessary – it’s self-evident.

        • kong1967

          Always a Marine  Liberals are definitely destroying the family…the very fabric that every culture relies on for survival.

        • lanahi

          kong1967 lanahi  Yeah, like eternal children with someone else to take care of them, even if it’s the government.  Guess it’s understandable that they don’t want children themselves.

  • Always a Marine

    The article hit the nail on the head.  The leftists can’t handle the truth.  They will do anything to avoid dealing with contradictions to their bankrupt ideology.  Their ego must be protected at all cost.
    Everyone who’s ever talked with a leftist knows that it’s like trying to nail Jello to the wall  If they can they’ll erect a straw man argument.  If they can’t do that, they’ll try to diminish the source by character assassination (racist, etc.), if they can’t do that they’ll divert, dodge, blame someone else (Bush), and a thousand other tactics straight out of the commie play book.
    Their ideology is built on a lie, it’s un-American and anti-American yet they’ll defend it to the end.

  • white531

    Let me put it to you as simple as I can, in my own words, not the words of others.  I often lean on the words of others, because I think they’re smarter than I am, but tonight I think I’m going to go it alone.
    There is nothing in my mind more sacred than a child growing in it’s mother’s womb and the eventual birth of that child as a new human being.  That is the way I view it, and I firmly believe that is the way God views it.
    That the very protectors of human life, both in the womb and after, represent those among us who are in favor of this horrible practice we call, “abortion,” is simply beyond belief to me personally.  It should be beyond belief to the rest of this great nation.  Sadly it is not.  I have no explanation for that, just like I have no explanation as to why we have a Communist for a President.
    We used to be a nation of both ideas and religion.  The ideas, were the ideas of Freedom that came from our Founders.  The Religion also came from our Founders.  While they are busy rewriting our history, the Communists like to take that part out.  But they can’t, because  it is thoroughly documented in the writings of  our Founders.  Thank God at least for that.
    You are no doubt familiar by now with my musings on the Liberal/Communist Indoctrination of America.
    I’m trying my best to stay on topic, but part of that indoctrination involves the destruction of our morals and beliefs.  When the Communists introduced the issue of Abortion, they jumped ahead ten years in the takeover of this country.  Maybe twenty.
    If you are going to take down the basic morals of a country, what better way to do that, than to instill the belief that it is perfectly okay to abort (kill) an infant human being that you  yourself created?  Once that barrier is passed, what else is there?  I can now safely kill a human being, albeit an infant, and suffer no consequences for my actions.
    Murder is against the law, but because I had a wild Saturday night a few months ago, and that event produced a child, murdering that child is not really murder.
    Because its just tissue.  It isn’t a real human being.  Have you any idea how ridiculous that sounds, even as you put forth the words to make such a ridiculous statement?
    Please forgive me, but I lose myself sometimes on this issue.  I try to keep a sane mind in order to continue the dialogue, but my right brain just goes ballistic.  We’re killing children for God’s Sakes!  Who gave us the right to do this? 
    Certainly not God.  Of that, I am sure.

    • Always a Marine

      white531 
      No need to ask for forgiveness.  You told the truth in plain language.  The left uses language dishonestly.  It’s another one of their tactics to avoid the truth and propagandize the un-thinking and selfish.
      Thanks for your post.

    • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

      white531 I always appreciate your thoughts whether they ramble or not whitefriend.  Not really rambling. You just have wisdom to share always. Thank you for that.

      • white531

        AmericanborninCanada white531 
        Sometimes I wonder myself.  I do know this.  I stay angry almost 24/7 at what these people are doing.

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          white531 so do I sweet friend. :(

        • white531

          AmericanborninCanada white531  
          Question is, is it enough?

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          white531 I don’t know. I turn my anger into words, but they just seem to get lost among so many others’ words. I don’t know what else to do sometimes.

        • white531

          AmericanborninCanada white531 
          And there lies the problem. Each of us is speaking to the Choir, and the Choir is not going to save us.  Because the Choir is as confused as the rest of us.

        • toongoon

          white531 AmericanborninCanada 
          Anger is the motivating factor sir. It must be righteous anger. When we allow God to harness that anger and not let it control us we will begin to see the fruits of our struggle.

        • white531

          toongoon white531 AmericanborninCanada 
          Aahh tune, you always get me.  God Bless you.

        • toongoon

          white531 toongoon AmericanborninCanada  
          Well, you’re a good man and you are right on! I love seeing the passion of my brothers and sisters here, it stirs my soul.

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          white531 oh, I speak plenty to the rest of them too- but that just makes me sadder and more angry. :(
          Got in another stupid argument today with a family member. I didn’t ask for it, didn’t want it, but couldn’t not respond- then I was called a liar.
          This is what we deal with. I pray to God some will wake up some day.

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          white531 toongoon He does that to me too ;-)  HI Toon!

        • white531

          toongoon white531 AmericanborninCanada 
          This entire thing would not exist, except for those few people present, who continue to support the dream of Freedom.
          Let us not forget that.

        • toongoon

          AmericanborninCanada white531  
          Just read your Politichicks article. You’re living what you wrote in it in your own family. That’s a shame.

        • toongoon

          AmericanborninCanada white531 toongoon  
          HI there! Just keeping the boat rocking.  ;-D

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          toongoon AmericanborninCanada white531 :( Yeah. Imagine their shock when I told them I began a new political party. Oy vey.  I’m just glad they don’t know what a PolitiChick is.
          Thank you for going to read it toon. I appreciate it :)  I thank God for the encouragement of my Scoop family.

        • lanahi

          white531 AmericanborninCanada  Sometimes the “choir” needs to hear the words too.  At least we know we are not the only ones “out there”.

    • doofuschmartz

      white531  Your words are so true, White, they make me so emotional, that I get almost physically sick with the feelings of both pain and grief and anger inside of my gut…

  • Shamron

    I wonder how many men are deprived of fatherhood because of a woman’s selfishness.  I would guess some never had the chance to know they were going to be a father.  sad.

    • doofuschmartz

      Shamron  I’m not exonerating the evil of the woman that kills the child, but, if those men were fornicating with a woman outside the bonds of marriage, they have no room to complain. Their sin is just as great because they made no effort to find out if a child resulted from the act…Unfortunately, the wages of sin is usually always the death of the innocent…like Jesus, for example…

      • Shamron

        doofuschmartz Shamron I understand your point, but I wasn’t necessarily referring to the unmarried.

  • froggy19510

    Three major newspapers REJECT pro-life ad, says image of baby “too controversial”.
    Just another example of the left not wanting to see their handy work.

  • Medaton

    My hubby came in and took one look and said, “Why, it’s a baby!” I told him that was the whole point! It is a baby! That is the reason the papers won’t run it.

  • white531

    It is the image of a miracle, even though that miracle has been played out countless trillions of times.  It nevertheless is a miracle.  It will still be a miracle several millenia from now.  It is the miracle of birth.

  • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

    Saw this tweet by Rep. Steve Stockman about an hour ago. https://twitter.com/SteveWorks4You https://twitter.com/SteveWorks4You/status/353327708371038210
    Actual quote from a Democrat on our congressional page. “Babies are neither a blessing or a gift.”
    So, I sent a tweet back with Thomas Jefferson quote:
    https://twitter.com/SteveWorks4You 
    “The care of human life& happiness, not their destruction is the first & legitimate object of a good government.” TJefferson 
     Because one can not have Liberty and the pursuit of happiness without life.

    CFP4US ‏@CFP4US  
    This child has no voice,which is why it depends on yours. If a single cell found on Mars is called life, what IS THIS? 
    I added the above photo with it.
    Sadly many of the comments on any pro life tweet or post, pro abortionists who refuse to listen to the Biblical arguments also refuse to listen to  the logical ones.

    • lanahi

      AmericanborninCanada  Wonder if Steve Stockman has children of his own?  Wonder what they would feel to hear him say that “Babies are neither a blessing or a gift”.

      • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

        lanahi oh, it wasn’t Stockman who said it. He got it off a congress page- he didn’t say who said it, just that it was a democrat who did.

        • lanahi

          AmericanborninCanada lanahi   I noticed that and changed it.  Somebody said it…did he have kids himself?

        • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

          lanahi I don’t know. But it’s kind’a like stretch pelosi when she praises abortion yet brags about all her grandkids.  I can’t even begin to understand their ways of thinking.

  • 57thunderbird

    Psalm 139;13-14  Oh Lord,what have we become?I pray your forgiveness for our sins against thee.Remove the scales from the peoples eyes,that they may see the truth of this murderous act!I ask it in the Name of Jesus,Amen!

  • 57thunderbird

    My youngest daughter was born at 30 weeks,and is now a grown 27 year old woman and a blessing to have as my daughter.She was not much bigger than the baby in the photo.

    • white531

      57thunderbird 
      God bless you, and God bless the miracle that is your daughter.

      • 57thunderbird

        white531 57thunderbird Thank you white,my friend. :-)

    • toongoon

      57thunderbird  
      Great things come in small packages!

      • 57thunderbird

        toongoon 57thunderbird Amen toon! Good evening.

  • http://www.colonelrobertneville.blogspot.com/ Colonel Neville

    God bless you Scoop. I shall carry this picture in my wallet. No, really. Colonel Neville.

  • white531

    I have four sons.  All were normal births except for number three.  He strangled on the umbilical cord in the birth canal and ingested the fluid in his lungs.  He was born grey as a ghost.  The doctors and nurses suctioned the liquid from his breathing passages as best they could, and then he was transported by ambulance to Phoenix Memorial Hospital.  I followed that ambulance, knowing that my infant son was in that ambulance, fighting for his life.  It was like a dream.  Even today, after all these years, I can’t tell you what it was like.
    We lived in a motorhome in the parking lot for three weeks.  Lots of tears, lots of joy.  Finally, after about three weeks, we took the boy home.  That infant is now a firefighter for L.A. County.  God does produce miracles.
    Please don’t give up on this country, and don’t give up on miracles.  They do exist.

    • 57thunderbird

      white531 God bless you and your son!I can relate to the entire ordeal being like a dream.My daughter spent 3 mos.in a NICU at Rainbow babies and Children’s hospital and took a turn for the worse twice.They finally diagnosed her with an infected colon.They did surgery to correct the problem and she came home 3 weeks later.

      • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

        57thunderbird white531 God Bless and  Hugs to you too sweet Brother! (((())))s!!

        • 57thunderbird

          AmericanborninCanada 57thunderbird white531 Thank you Duckie! (((()))))s!

    • http://cfp4us.org/ AmericanborninCanada

      white531 Oh wow whitefriend!! I can’t imagine, but wow how awesome!! God Bless you and your precious family!!! ((((()))))s!!

  • doofuschmartz

    “Then He said to them “then render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and unto God, the things that are God’s.” (Matthew 22:21). Caesar’s image was stamped on the coin that someone had shown Jesus at the time that He made this statement. The crowd marveled at the wisdom that He had demonstrated in His answer to the Pharisees trick question. They completely missed, however, the even more profound wisdom that He was demonstrating in that same reply when He told them to render to God the things that are God’s. For while it was Caesar’s image stamped on the coin, it is God’s image that is stamped on our souls, and it should only be rendered to God. And yet, more often than not, man’s soul is instead rendered to Caesar, and does not even acknowledge the One whose image it bears…that’s why it is so easy for the MODERN WOMAN to think of the baby in her woman, the baby that is fearfully and wonderfully stamped with the image of God, as nothing more than a blob of tissue. The protest here in Austin, Texas where pro-choicers actually hailed Satan, and had little toddlers hawking profanity and signs with coat hangers while pro-life demonstrators sang Amazing Grace was another example of just how obdurate and deceitful the evil human heart without the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ can truly be…how incredibly sad!

    • tinlizzieowner

      doofuschmartz  
      Profound and accurate statement. :-)

    • GiantM

      doofuschmartz 
      BRAVO!!!!
      Well said brother. ;-) John 1:5
      The Message (MSG)
      3-5 Everything was created through him;
      nothing—not one thing!—
      came into being without him.
      What came into existence was Life,
      and the Life was Light to live by.
      The Life-Light blazed out of the darkness;
      the darkness couldn’t put it out.
       ‘those that are in the dark”….they hate to be exposed. they hate what
      is good…..they hate it so much that they can’t stand in its presence,
      in the presence of what is good, because it shows how they are in the
      wrong…. people who are in the wrong hate to be told they are in the
      wrong…unlike them or on in comparison, those in the light are wise to
      acknowledge good and be exposed to light to be better enlightened,
      that’s all.

      • doofuschmartz

        GiantM doofuschmartz Yeah…couldn’t say it better, bro…

    • 57thunderbird

      doofuschmartz Amen doofus!

  • fireme

    Boycott these papers and tell Hotel management that you refuse to stay if they offer USA Today!

  • Dr. Strangelove

    The Trib (As dey call it in da city) is the NYT of the Midwest. No surprise here.

  • http://cfp4us.org/ WolfieUSA

    Liberals always put agenda before life or liberty so it saddens me, but it doesn’t surprise me.

    Choose life: http://wolfiehowls.com/polipics/images/Prolife1.jpg

  • http://www.navalwarfare.blogspot.com/ Libertyship46

    Interesting how rags that call themselves “newspapers” will defend any liberal view out there while silencing people who disagree with them. But that’s what liberals DO for a living. I think it’s a great ad and should be even be put on television, if possible (don’t know if this print ad can be made into a commercial). But before all of these liberals and half-crazed women like Pelosi and Fluke start screaming about a woman’s “right to choose,” when they really mean their right to kill, they should actually be forced to see what they’re killing. Have them face it and acknowledge it. I dare them to do that, rather than constantly screech about what they consider to be a “victimless crime.”

    • dblouin68

      I have an idea for one. Images slide across the screen, like a photo album ..fetal development girl at one week, caption “products of conception” at four weeks same cap, twelve weeks same cap, twenty weeks same cap, thirty weeks, same cap, delivery same cap, first birthday same cap, first day of school same cap, graduation, wedding day, last one girl now newly pregnant beaming holding sonogram caption reads “Baby’s First Photo!” Final Tag read by narrator could be something like “when is it ever not a human being?” There’s a better line out there….any suggestions.

  • bfunk

    Something is only controversial when it opposes the approved narrative. Bring on the controversy.

    • jazzee

      bfunk amen

  • standbesideherUSA

    Evil will go to any lengths to hide the truth from us.  
    That baby is one of God’s children, a human being, a person.  A person who is just as capable of feeling PAIN as you and I.
    This ad is a ‘no brain-er.   That picture is reality and is shockingly sad.

    It’s a good ad.  Makes me sick.  As it should.

  • TheresaAK

    Who will speak up for the little ones?Helpless and half-abandoned.
    They’ve got the right to choose life
    They don’t want to lose,
    I’ve got to speak up, won’t you?
    Equal rights, equal time, for the unborn children.
    Their precious lives are on the line,
    How can we be rid of them?
    Passing laws, passing out
    Bills and new amendments.
    Pay the cost and turn about,
    And face the young defendants.
    Who will speak up for the little ones?
    Helpless and half-abandoned.
    They’ve got the right to choose life
    They don’t want to lose,
    I’ve got to speak up, won’t you?
    Many come and many go,
    Conceived but not delivered.
    The toll is astronomical,
    How can we be indifferent.
    Little hands, little feet,
    Tears for Him who made you.
    Should all on earth forsake you now,
    But He’ll never forsake you.
    Who will speak up for the little ones?
    Helpless and half-abandoned.
    They’ve got the right to choose life
    They don’t want to lose,
    I’ve got to speak up, won’t you?
    Forming hearts, forming minds,
    Quenched before awakened,
    For so many deliberate crimes
    The earth will soon be shaken.
    Little hands, little feet,
    Tears for Him who made you.
    Should all on earth forsake you now,
    But He’ll never forsake you.
    Who will speak up for the little ones?
    Helpless and half-abandoned.
    They’ve got the right to choose life
    They don’t want to lose,
    I’ve got to speak up, won’t you?

    • TheresaAK

      Phil Keaggy

  • wdobni

    coldblooded pointless killing is an ugly business, no matter the age, but thrice damned when it is done to those least able to defend themselves.  It can’t bear to have Light shone upon it.   It calls into question the whole notion of whether women as a gender have enough rationality and human kindness within themselves to be placed in sole charge (or any charge at all) of human reproduction.   They have the means and the machinery but not the necessary deliberative capacity (unless you consider hysteria to be a deliberative function.)

    • GiantM

      wdobni  
      Indeed. 
      This world has it’s equal share of utter evil. But in the end Light will prevail.

    • normalmom

      For your information, there are an untold of number of men every year who, when they find out their wives, girlfriends or one night stands are pregnant, tell them to “take care of it”. Not all men are against abortion and not all women are on favor murdering innocent children ( nor are they all hysterical). Narrow minded people like you give the pro life movement a bad name.

      • wdobni

        normalmom I don’t dispute that doubtless many men encourage women to have abortions.  I don’t excuse or defend irresponsible sexual acts and practices by either gender.  But in the end the decision to have an abortion is ALWAYS the female’s.  To  say otherwise is the same as saying the alcoholic drinks all day because his wife drives him to drink by her incessant nagging him that he can’t hold a steady job….whereas the truth is that the alcoholic drinks because he WANTS to regardless of the consequences…..and will continue to do so until something displaces the desire to drink

  • doofuschmartz

    I can still remember a total “light-bulb on” moment for myself when I was talking to a woman that I had met at work one day MANY years ago. She was wearing a little gold pin in the shape of two tiny feet. I remarked about it, not knowing the history or symbolism…she enlightened me…

    • GiantM

      doofuschmartz 
      And those little gold feet that represents millions of unborn are now in good hands but were denied the first gift given from The One. The I am.  
       LIFE!

      • doofuschmartz

        GiantM doofuschmartz  Imagine the shock and horror (if you can wrap your mind around something like that) of the unrepentant men and women who will confront the souls of the babies that they so readily and willfully aborted, on the day of judgement. I believe that those babies will stand in eternity future as judges to their selfishness, materialism, laziness, and depravity of mind and soul…

  • jazzee

    this is controversial???? a tiny baby???????????? God help this country we are a mess
    gonna get ugly

  • Godisright

    They object because it does not look like an unviable tissue mass -imagine that! Nor does it resemble a monkey. It looks like a child – how shocking!
    Maybe an add with an abortion doctor poking a hole in the brain with fluids oozing out would be more acceptable! 
    God said,”Let us make man in our image.”

  • Always a Marine

    poljunke 
    I’m happy for you, your wife and your son.  As I read what you wrote it lifted my spirit even though you and your family were unknown to me. – uplifting.
    I also thought that those engaged in abortion don’t have any uplifting stories.  How sad.

  • 57thunderbird

    poljunke God bless you and your son,as well as your entire family!Been there,done that.

  • 07gibsonlp

    Well, we sure as hell can’t have people knowing that these are living babies they are killing!!!  “Pro-Choice” types are sick, twisted, evil mother******s and I look forward to the day they burn in hell. All of em.