By J. D. Heyes
(National Sentinel) Just Plain Sick: As badly as ‘abortion-on-demand’ offends my sensibilities as a human being, it’s even worse because I know that the putrid Marxists who push it are also blatant racists that I wish more of my African-American friends would realize.
The abortion industry dived to a new low recently with billboards in Cleveland actually claiming that murdering an unborn baby is “good medicine.” Talk about your propaganda campaigns.
And as usual, the signs are targeting black communities.
As reported by Tyler O’Neil at PJ Media:
In the new year, the abortion clinic Preterm launched a billboard campaign to reduce the “stigma” around abortion — and it seems to have specifically targeted black neighborhoods.
Preterm reserved sixteen billboards, each with the phrase, “Abortion is _____.” Each billboard attempts to associate the killing of a baby inside the womb with a positive word or phrase.
Some of the signs, as noted, seek to equate abortion with improved health. In addition to the “good medicine” sign, others declare wholesale fetal slaughter to be “health care,” “normal,” “necessary,” and of course, “life-saving.”
“Perhaps the individual human being who loses his or her life in the procedure might beg to differ,” O’Neil wrote. Of course, you have to be born first and then be alive long enough to be able to beg for your life, but hey, those are just details, right?
O’Neil also noted that scores of women who have had abortions and have regretted them might also disagree with the claims made by the billboards; he points out that rapper Eminem recently released a song in which he apologized to a child he had aborted.
There are more billboards containing additional messages of ‘encouragement,’ if you will, or justification. Some say abortion is “hope,” “a parenting decision” (which is really warped considering you have to have a child be born before you are actually a “parent’), “gender equality” (because aborted children of both sexes are equally dead), “liberty” (nothing spells freedom like the ‘right’ to kill a baby!), “a family value” (except that without children, you don’t really have a ‘family’ in the traditional sense), “a blessing” (everyone loves responsibility-free sex, right?), and “hope” (as in, most of us ‘hope’ you’re not careless enough to get pregnant again so you can kill another child).
And so on.
“This is not your parents’ abortion movement,” writes O’Neill. Gone are the days when advocates chose their campaigns more humanely and with much more deference to class and taste — when the procedures were “safe, legal, and rare.” (Related: “Abortion quotas” set for clinics by Planned Parenthood; “salespeople” rewarded with pizza parties when abortion goals achieved.)
The racist component to this campaign — which has been launched by an abortion clinic called Preterm — is as disgusting as it is blatant. The clinic doesn’t even hide the fact that it’s aiming at a minority audience.
“As an organization that has served women and families of all means and identities for decades, we know how race, discrimination, and poverty shape the reproductive lives of our patients,” the clinic says in a “racial justice” post on its website. “Because of racial injustice, women of color are both more likely to need abortions, and less likely to be able to afford them.”
The Orwellian nature of that statement is almost unbelievable. The clinic is goading black women to abort their babies, framing the self-inflicted genocide as some kind of ‘civil right’ they deserve and of which they have somehow been deprived.
“They are outright targeting black people and trying to put a happy face on abortion. I am appalled by this,” local radio host Darvio Morrow declared, as quoted by O’Neil.
Others, including residents of the targeted neighborhoods, were equally outraged — as they should be.
One of the respondents to a Facebook post critical of the Cleveland campaign noted that just because something is “legal” doesn’t make it moral. That’s absolutely right.
But what makes this campaign worse than morally unacceptable is its blatant racist agenda.
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