The news that the Supreme Court would hear a case concerning a Mississippi law limiting abortion to the first 15 weeks of pregnancy caused the media to unleash a torrent of insults and allegations against the right to life movement. Numerous cable news hosts accused pro-life advocates of being motivated by “white fright,” misogyny, or cold-hearted indifference to incest victims and all children who are born. They also fundamentally misstated the facts about abortion.
Now, pro-life advocates are setting the record straight.
Pro-abortion activists’ accusations amount to little more than “a horrifying way to justify killing the innocent,” Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, told me.
Here are a few of the worst lies that have been told about pro-lifers and abortion by the legacy media:
1) Pro-lifers are racists, who 2) only care about children until birth
CNN host Chris Cuomo accused pro-lifers of stoking unspecified racial fears on “Cuomo Prime Time.” The desire to protect unborn human life is