Congressional staffers for a Democratic congressman called 25
crisis pregnancy centers (i.e., pro-life alternatives to abortion); they claim that they were given misleading information about the health risks associated with abortion.
Apparently the issue is that a small percentage of crisis pregnancy centers receive federal funding for promoting abstinence.
One complaint centered on the emotional trauma abortion often causes:
report from the Democratic aides also said the pregnancy resource
centers provided false information about the mental health effects of
abortion, telling the aides that it could cause severe long-term
emotional harm. However, an American Psychological Association panel
said, “Severe negative reactions are rare.”
Huh? A new study which was published in January of this year conclusively proves that abortion causes massive mental health problems.
Where was the reporter who wrote this story? He could not point out
that the claims of the staffers and the APA panel had been refuted by
I saw a bumper sticker yesterday. It said
something like, The media is as liberal as the conservative businesses
who own them. I guess the point of the sticker was to scoff at the idea
that the media is liberal. A journalist who prints a story given to him
by Democratic staffers without doing any research as to the validity of
their claims certainly shows up the myth of the liberal media, by