NPR Won’t Accept Use of ‘Abortion Doctor’ in Ad for Movie on Kermit Gosnell

By Tim Graham Matt Lewis at the Daily Beast reported a shocking little story out of National Public Radio on Tuesday. The producers of a new dramatic movie on notorious Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell — now serving three life sentences for killing three babies outside the womb in his seriously unsanitary inner-city abortion clinic — wanted …

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NPR says don’t call Gosnell an “abortionist” or even an “abortion doctor”

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It is no secret that serial killer Kermit Gosnell earned millions by performing abortions. And yet, National Public Radio refused to allow the term “abortionist” to describe him in a proposed underwriting credit for the NPR program “Fresh Air.” The executive producer of the film, “Gosnell: The …

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NPR won’t even accept a description of Kermit Gosnell as an “abortion doctor”

By Dave Andrusko Four years in the making, Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer (which will be in theaters October 12) knows all about obstacles and overcoming them. As we have reported many times in the past, the first attempt by co-producers Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer to crowdfund via Kickstarter was shot …

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NPR Takes Obamacare Poll, Avoids Result: More Feel Harmed Than Helped

By Tim Graham The Hill newspaper carried this headline on Monday: “Poll: Only 15 percent say they have benefited from ObamaCare.” Sarah Ferris reported: Just 15 percent of people say they have personally benefited from ObamaCare, although more than one-third believe it has helped the people of their state, according to a poll released Monday. …

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Abortion and self-starvation advocate Diane Rehm to retire from NPR in 2016

By Dave Andrusko My first encounter (once removed) with NPR’s Diane Rehm was in (yikes!) 1981. I sat outside the studio of the local NPR affiliate, WAMU, while my wife debated two pro-abortionists and (of course) Rehm. Since there were only three aligned against Lisa, it wasn’t a fair fight. So a story in the …

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The truth is always the best defense against pro-abortion assaults on Crisis Pregnancy Centers

  By Rai Rojas A few weeks ago a friend asked me to appear on NPR to discuss Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs). She noted that the conversation would be about CPCs in general but more specifically about the anti-CPC law in New York City. I agreed immediately, not just because CPCs serve such a life-saving …

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NPR, AP Bowing to Pressure on Terms: ‘Please Avoid Overusing “Obamacare”‘

By Tim Graham Andrew Beaujon of Poynter MediaWire reports that NPR standards editor Stuart Seidel asked reporters and editors to “please avoid overusing ‘Obamacare’” after the Maynard Institute’s minority-journalism blogger Richard Prince wrote him saying “the term can no longer be defended as neutral.” Prince said Obama isn’t using “Obamacare” in recent speeches. Seidel explained …

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NPR asks if one-child policy, gendercide are good for Chinese women

By Ben Johnson June 4, 2013–Seeing hundreds of millions of forced abortions, pandemic cultural misogyny, and high female suicide rates, NPR wonders if the one-child policy and sex-selective abortion aren’t a huge step forward for feminism. While writing this story last week, on the fact that the scarcity of women means that getting married now …

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Ombudsman Agrees NPR Muffed Polling Story on Obama Mandate

By Dave Andrusko Giving credit where credit is due: on Tuesday the ombudsman for NPR found that a story erred in describing the position of Catholics on the controversial Obama Administration mandate that forces virtually all employers to pay for services they regard as morally objectionable. The story manifested a two-fold error: a failure to …

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NPR Report Touting Support for HHS Mandate Omits that Poll sponsored by Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko In the NRL News Today story for Wednesday, “Obama Administration tries to persuade itself that HHS Mandate is “good politics,’” I wrote about the not-terribly persuasive case Obama insiders were making that it would work to their political advantage to require Catholic universities, hospitals, and charities to pay for health insurance that …

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Round Two: Ombudsman Takes Another Whack at Defending NPR’s PC Language on Abortion

By Dave Andrusko Let me begin with the conclusion of NPR Ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos who took a second run yesterday at defending his own indefensible defense of NPR’s internal style guide for all things abortion-related. “The abortion fight is a battle of images and messaging by both sides. Americans will make their own decisions in …

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Does the NPR Ombudsman Actually Read His columns before he sends them out?

By Dave Andrusko Before you say it, I grant you that National Public Radio is largely a lost cause on our issue. And a column today by its ombudsman, Edward Schumacher-Matos , only adds further evidence that when it comes to abortion, NPR is typically not only one-sided, but is also completely unaware that its …

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