Hattip to Michelle Malkin. When it comes to the lamestream media, their bias in favor of the pro-aborts is so manifest as to be laughable. The latest demonstration of this bias is to call pro-aborts “abortion rights supporters” and pro-lifers “abortion rights opponents”. NPR has jumped on this bandwagon:
NPR News is revising the terms we use to describe people and groups involved in the abortion debate.
This updated policy is aimed at ensuring the words we speak and write are as clear, consistent and neutral as possible. This is important given that written text is such an integral part of our work.
On the air, we should use “abortion rights supporter(s)/advocate(s)” and “abortion rights opponent(s)” or derivations thereof (for example: “advocates of abortion rights”). It is acceptable to use the phrase “anti-abortion”, but do not use the term “pro-abortion rights”.
Oh I get it now! Pro-aborts are not in favor of killing children in the womb, by sucking them out of the womb, by slicing and dicing them,by using saline injections to burn and kill them, or by jamming scissors in the back of a baby’s skull as he or she is being pulled through the birth canal of the womb. They are merely in favor of the right to do these things. Perhaps this terminology can be expanded in usage. People in the South prior to the Civil War who believed that it was perfectly acceptable for whites to own blacks, but who did not own slaves themselves, were not pro-slavery but were slavery rights supporters. Germans in the Third Reich who would never have thought of harming a Jew themselves but thought Hitler was right to get rid of them was not pro-genocide, but were rather killing Jews rights supporters. Truly, this terminology makes all the difference in the world!
I guess however God would probably have a problem with all this if Isaiah 5: 20 is accurate:
Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!