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Cardinal Wilfrid Napier: Abortion Culture Cannot Hope for ‘Happy or Peaceful Future’

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 8, 2018

The intrepid Cardinal Wilfrid Napier has once again blasted the modern abortion-rights culture, suggesting that a society that “destroys its unborn babies with such abandon” should never hope to have a happy or peaceful future.

The South African Cardinal was responding to news posted on social media by pro-life champion Obianuju Ekeocha, who noted that only three days into 2018, the world had already seen the deaths of 293,548 unborn babies through “legal” abortion.

I beg all people of goodwill to speak up against this injustice,” Ms. Ekeocha said. “Make it part of your mission this year to be unabashedly pro-life.”

Cardinal Napier replied with a rhetorical question, “How can a culture that destroys its unborn babies with such abandon ever hope to have a happy or peaceful future, which is the deepest-seated desire of every human heart?”

Shortly afterward, the prelate launched another indictment of the abortion lobby, this time in response to an Ohio ad campaign by an abortion provider that calls abortion “life-saving,” “sacred,” “a blessing,” and “safer than childbirth.”

To say abortion is safer than child birth,” the cardinal tweeted, “is like saying ‘life’ in a grave in the cemetery is safer than life on the street. On the street you could get knocked over by a bus, mugged by a desperate drug user, or shot by an extremist!”

This is not the first time this cardinal, who is also the archbishop of Durban, has strongly voiced his firm opposition to the killing of children in the womb.

Last January, the cardinal reacted forcefully to President Obama’s farewell address to the nation by reminding people that Obama had been a global advocate of abortion-on-demand as well as an enemy of religious liberty.

Immediately following the farewell address, Napier retweeted a number of particularly pointed critiques of the outgoing president and his legacy, stressing the irony of Obama as a “son of Africa” funding illegal abortions in Africa as well as Marie Stopes International, the notorious abortion promoter that works throughout African nations.

In the summer of 2016, Napier called for an apology for the countless deaths at the hands of the U.S. abortion industry and, in particular, the disproportionate number of black babies who have been aborted, which he referred to as “genocide.”

Quoting the figure of more than 57 million babies legally aborted in the United States since the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision (from Planned Parenthood’s own Guttmacher Institute), the Cardinal asked, “Isn’t this something we should be apologizing for?”

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Planned Parenthood Black Community: ‘Safer’ for Black Women to ‘Have Abortion’ Than ‘Give Birth’

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 2, 2017

Many Twitter users say the Planned Parenthood 501(c)4 Black Community account embraced the abortion business’s eugenics roots Tuesday when it advised, “If you’re a Black woman in America, it’s statistically safer to have an abortion than to carry a pregnancy to term or give birth.”

The account, which identifies itself with Planned Parenthood Action Fund, tweeted:

Planned Parenthood was founded by eugenicist Margaret Sanger, who wrote in The Pivot of Civilization:

Everywhere we see poverty and large families going hand in hand. Those least fit to carry on the race are increasing most rapidly. People who cannot support their own offspring are encouraged by Church and State to produce large families. Many of the children thus begotten are diseased or feeble minded; many become criminals. The burden of supporting these unwanted types has to be borne by the healthy elements of the nation. Funds that should be used to raise the standard of our civilization are diverted to the maintenance of those who should never have been born.

Despite a philosophy and words that would be condemned in today’s society, Margaret Sanger is still held up as an icon by Planned Parenthood, and her bust is proudly displayed in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery:

Bishop E.W. Jackson of Ministers Taking a Stand – a group of black pastors – toldBreitbart News in 2015 that Sanger’s “motivation was stopping people whom she considered ‘defective’ from having what she would call ‘defective children.’”

She thought that black people needed to be stopped from propagating and growing their population, and other people she called ‘feeble-minded,’” Jackson explained. “And the analogy I drew is that’s like saying, ‘Hitler might have been controversial, but at least he helped population control’”:

Sanger’s organization – which now rakes in more than $500 million in taxpayer funding annually – grew to perform more than 300,000 abortions per year in the United States. According to the 2010 census, 79 percent of Planned Parenthood’s surgical abortion facilities are located within walking distance of black or Hispanic neighborhoods.

Approximately 59 million abortions have been performed in the country since the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision in 1973, nearly 18 million of them on black babies. As Breitbart News has reported, the pro-abortion rights Alan Guttmacher Institute also provided data showing that about 30 percent of all abortions in the U.S. are performed on black women, with another 25 percent performed on Hispanic women.

Perhaps the most stirring statistic comes from New York City, where more black babies are aborted than are born.

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Under Pelosi and Barack Obama: 709,885 Blacks Killed by Abortion, 35.4% of All Abortions

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on September 13, 2017

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When Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was Speaker of the House for four years (2007-2010), at least 709,885 black babies were killed by abortion, which is 35.4% of all the abortions during those years, according to the Abortion Surveillance reports of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The CDC accumulates abortion data every year and publishes the numbers by state and race and other criteria. However, not all states report abortion data to the CDC, and/or do not break it down by race or ethnicity, or do not meet reporting standards, states the CDC.

For example, in 2010, there were only 28 reporting areas; another 24 areas did not report. These included California, Florida, Illinois, Hawaii, Arizona, Maryland, and Massachusetts, among other states. Thus, the number of black abortions or white abortions reported by the CDC is likely much lower than the real number.

Nonetheless, the CDC’s Abortion Surveillance report for 2007, in Table 12,

shows there were 212,664 black abortions — 36.5% of the total.

  • In 2008, there were 194,694 black abortions — 34.0% of the total.
  • In 2009, there were 154,266 black abortions — 35.4% of the total.
  • In 2010, there were 148,261 black abortions — 35.7% of the total.

In all, that equals 709,885 black abortions — 35.4% of the total — during the four years that Nancy Pelosi was Speaker of the House, based upon the areas that reported to the CDC.

There were a total 1,918,419 abortions during those four years.

Blacks make up 13.3% of the U.S. population, according to the Census Bureau.

In 2015, Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, presented then-Speaker Pelosi (D-Calif.) with the Margaret Sanger Award. The award is Planned Parenthood’s “highest honor” and is named for a woman who believed in breeding better humans through eugenics and even promoted her birth control philosophy to female members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK).

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Birth Control Makes Women Unattractive and Crazy

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 11, 2015

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The media never stops banging on about women’s health, particularly in the wake of the disgusting revelations about Planned Parenthood. They’re always telling us that “women’s bodies” and “women’s choices” should be paramount. But just how healthy are the solutions to unwanted pregnancy that they propose?

Ladies — I’d like you to imagine that you are Neo from the popular film franchise The Matrix. For the purposes of this thought experiment, I am Laurence Fishburne, except with really good hair, a charming personality, and of course I’m much blacker than he is.

In one hand I hold a pill that lets you see the truth, even if at it first it is very bitter. In the other I hold a pill that you have to take every day and it will keep you from getting pregnant at the low cost of turning you into a hideous monster.

Ask yourself before continuing: are you ready for the truth, or do you want to continue turning yourself into Gollum for the benefit of not having to practice any sexual responsibility at all? Okay, different movie franchise, but you get the idea.

God-fearing nutcases like me have long argued that birth control, like abortion (or “the murder of children,” if you prefer), is the work of the Devil. Like all things discouraged by the Bible, it leads only to misery and suffering — for young men as well as women.

Now, assuming you’ve chosen the right pill, I can prove with the power of science that religious folk were right all along and that science has a little-known but undeniable Roman Catholic bias.

BIRTH CONTROL MAKES YOU FAT

Let’s start with the grossest form: injectable birth control. IT MAKES YOU FAT. A 2009 study from the University of Texas found that women using DMPA gain an average of 11 pounds over three years, a 3-4 per cent increase.

Worse, this was abdominal fat, which is linked to cardiovascular disease, strokes and diabetes. 25 per cent of women on DMPA experienced “significant and potentially dangerous body composition changes.” Yes, that’s right. They became dangerously fat. On the bright side, they’re able to stop the injections at that point because being fat is the best form of birth control anyone could ask for.

So in other words, your birth control injection will add on pounds that will prevent the injection you really want — of man meat. This, in turn, will lead to depression and excessive ice-cream consumption, which adds on more pounds. Eventually, you’ll find yourself in what medical professionals call “a vicious cycle” but what I call FFAS, or “Female Forever Alone Syndrome.”

BIRTH CONTROL MAKES YOUR VOICE UNSEXY

It’s not just your body that will get less sexy. Your voice will lose its seductiveness too. Women sound most attractive to men when their estrogen levels are high, and their progesterone levels are low. Birth control lowers the former and raises the latter, making women sound as erotically appealing as Bruce Jenner giving a croaky acceptance speech.

If you think the man of your dreams will be eager to meet you after that first Skype call where you sound like a lumberjack, keep dreaming. Men trust their senses and will create a mental picture of you long before you meet. Do you really want to be labelled a pity lay, betrayed by your whacked-out hormones? No you do not.

BIRTH CONTROL MAKES YOU JIGGLE WRONG

Women on the Pill don’t look right and don’t talk right. What could be worse? Well, they can’t jiggle correctly either. A study from the University of Göttingen in 2012 gauged the attractiveness of female dancers. Men judged fertile women as more attractive dancers — and even walkers — than women in their non-fertile phase.

The researchers speculated that estrogen fluctuations during a woman’s fertile period can affect muscle, ligament and tendon strength, leading to subtle differences in movement. Fertile gals, in other words, have all the right moves.

The rougher elements in society will talk about a woman’s posterior — or mine — and describe the way a quarter might bounce off it. Birth control’s estrogen enroachment is liable to have that coin ricocheting off into someone’s eye or just slowly sinking in (see cottage cheese, below).

BIRTH CONTROL MAKES YOU CHOOSE THE WRONG MATES

It’s already established that going on the Pill makes you less attractive to men. But it also affects who you’re attracted to as well. Healthy, fertile women seek out men who are genetically different to them. Women on the Pill do the opposite, seeking out men who are closer to their own tribe. That’s right, ladies: the Pill turns you into Lannisters. I understand lusting after close relations might be a positive thing in some locations, such as West Virginia, or Norfolk, so YMMV on this one.

BIRTH CONTROL MAKES YOU UNSEXY ALL THE TIME

Don’t be fooled into thinking that birth control only makes you stupid and unattractive during your fertile periods. Although studies have found that female strippers make an average of $70 an hour during peak fertility, versus $35 while menstruating and $50 in between, women on the Pill averaged $37 — just two dollars more than a menstruating woman — and obviously had no performance peak for periods of fertility. To put it as one of my beloved rappers might: to make Wall Street, you gotta be in heat.

If you’re dropping hints to a man who doesn’t even know you exist, it might be because according to his brain, thanks to your birth control, you’re as attractive as a post-menopausal cat lady.

BIRTH CONTROL MAKES YOU A SLUT

It’s well established that women lust after rugged, manly men during their fertile cycles, and prefer baby-faced “provider” types outside this period. Indeed, this alternating pair of desires is the leading cause of female infidelity. However, imagine how accentuated this process is with women on the Pill.

A single month of it would be enough to have even the most loyal woman deliberately tripping attractive men and falling on top of them… regardless of affirmative consent. Be aware lads, if she’s on the Pill, you’re probably getting cucked — unless you’re dating a polyamorous third-wave feminist, in which case you’re getting cucked no matter what birth control method is being used (and let’s be honest, it’s probably abstinence).

BIRTH CONTROL MAKES MEN UNMANLY

Birth control has a knock-on effect on men, too. During ovulation, women are more likely to be critical of unsexy men. This, of course, is vital to the health of masculinity. Female nagging is, of course, 90 per cent pointless noise, but the 10 per cent that occurs during an ovulation cycle is what men should listen to, because it could help them be more manly. Of course, if your woman’s on the Pill, you won’t hear it at all.

(This one is a stretch, I know, but I’ve added it for the sake of completeness. As far as I can tell most women are hysterical hypercritical harpies towards their boyfriends and husbands the vast majority of the time. Man am I relieved to be a fag right now.)

BIRTH CONTROL GIVES YOU COTTAGE CHEESE THIGHS

Cellulite is the stuff of nightmares. It’s the ugly, dumpling-like ridges you see on the thighs of overweight women. It’s true some fellows like thick girls these days, but cellulite will slam the brakes on any guy’s lust.

But did you know that cellulite didn’t exist before the Pill? According to The Scientific American, pictures of women with cottage cheese thighs are almost impossible to find prior to the 1970s. That doesn’t necessarily mean the Pill is responsible, of course: other factors like increasingly sedentary lifestyles and the rise of fast food might have been responsible.

Might have been. But the Pill is the most likely culprit, because cellulite is linked to estrogen imbalances. What causes estrogen imbalances? The Pill!

THE PILL MAY HAVE DESTROYED THE INSTITUTION OF MARRIAGE

Take a look at the graph below. It’s divorce rates in the U.S., overlaid with the rise of the pill.

Exactly why there is such a close correlation between the rise of the Pill and the rise of divorce rates we can’t say with total certainty, but the relationship is stark. Possible explanations include: a lack of children leading to fewer reasons for couples to stay together, and… all of the items mentioned on the list above.

Of course, if your darling wife has been on the Pill for the last five years of your union, you’ve never actually met her in her true form. When she finally stops dosing, you will be faced with a woman who has spent the last half-decade not learning how to deal with the Twilight Zone insanity endemic to the female brain.

When she comes off the drugs, be prepared for all your worst nightmares to come true. You literally just asked an addict to go cold turkey.

Now, you may be asking what I would have women replace the Pill with, since it’s obviously so awful. Condoms? Vasectomies? The answer is: nothing. We need the kids if we’re to breed enough to keep the Muslim invaders at bay.

Tossing out birth control isn’t just kinder to women, it may be the only way to save civilisation. Sorry, no offence, but it’s true. And hey! It’s what God wants, too.

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Ben Carson: Planned Parenthood Put Abortion Clinics in Black Neighborhoods for Population Control

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 14, 2015

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson took on the Planned parenthood abortion business in a new FoxNews interview — saying that the abortion giant caught selling aborted babies and aborted baby body parts also has a racist agenda.

Well, maybe I’m not objective when it comes to Planned Parenthood,” Carson said during an interview on Fox News’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto.”

But you know, I know who Margaret Sanger is, and I know that she believed in eugenics, and that she was not particularly enamored with black people,” the doctor added. “And one of the reasons you find most of their clinics in black neighborhoods is so that you can find ways to control that population.”

And I think people should go back and read about Margaret Sanger who founded this place — a woman who, by the way, Hillary Clinton says she admires,” Carson added. “Look up and see what many people in Nazi Germany thought about her — a great person.”

Carson also said he supports efforts to de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion company.

Well, certainly women’s health is an important issue,” he said. “There are a lot of women’s health organizations that don’t engage in abortion, by the way, so by no means is it a do-or-die situation.”

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I believe that abortion and paying for abortion with federal funding when so many people are against it is just not the right thing to do,” he said.

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Blacks Killed by Abortion Since 1990 = 4.4 Million; 11% of U.S. Black Population

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GRAPHIC- Planned Parenthood – 5th Video Released – Fully Intact Fetus Sales!

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 5, 2015

 

The latest footage, which was captured on April 9, 2015, features Melissa Farrell, director of research for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast in Houston, Texas, who proclaims that her organization has been “doing research for many, many years.”

Farrell also allegedly tells two actors posing as tissue buyers that Planned Parenthood can “get creative about when and where, and under what conditions can we interject something that is specific to the tissue procurement needs.”

At one point, the buyers speak with her about “financial gain” over a meal, and at another point they are seen with medical staff observing fetal remains in a pathology lab — an incredibly graphic scene that is reminiscent of what unfolded at a different clinic in the fourth video.

This patient was at, like, 18 weeks, I think,” one medical staffer says, while sifting through fetal remains.

The clip also features the faux tissue buyers presumably asking if abortion procedures can be changed and adjusted to account for specific organ and tissue needs, including fully intact fetuses — to which Farrell seemingly responds affirmatively.

So, if we alter our process and we are able to obtain intact fetal cadavers, then we can make it part of the budget that any dissections are this, and splitting the specimens into different shipments is this,” she said. “I mean that’s — it’s all just a matter of line items.”

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Planned Parenthood & The Institutionalization of Evil

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 18, 2015

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Selling the organs of aborted babies is big business and Planned Parenthood can deliver most organs intact chirped Dr. Deborah Nucatola between mouthfuls of food a few days ago. Nucatola, a high placed executive at Planned Parenthood, unwittingly exposed the grisly work of her organization in an undercover video released by the Center for Medical Progress, a pro-life group.

The video is disturbing. Nucatola’s demeanor, her perfunctory manner about manipulating an abortion to preserve the quality of particular body parts for resale, her eagerness to cultivate the client and make the sale reveals no shred of conscience about trafficking in the harvested organs of unborn children. She talks like a salesman selling a cell phone upgrade.

Evil enters the world when a man puts his hands in service to a lie. Evil enters because the man has to restructure reality to conform to the lie, lest reality reveal that the lie is indeed a lie.

The lie operating in Nucatola’s glib descriptions about fetal parts for sale is that the aborted baby is not a baby. It takes titanic self-deception to deny the humanity of a fetus (Latin for “little one”) but in the battle between avarice and charity many choose the cash. That’s one reason why they lie.

When the lie becomes more widely accepted the broader culture shifts. Those who believe the lie (who see the lie as true) marshal the machinery of persuasion to make reality conform to it.

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What kind of country do we live in where law-abiding businesses are fined, threatened and demonized for refusing to bake gay wedding cakes but barbaric baby butchers are hailed by feminists, Hollywood and a president who asked God to ‘bless’ them. God help us.”

Satanists sue Missouri: Pro-life laws violate our religious beliefs

The suit identifies abortion as an essential religious duty for Satanists.”

— “Marie Stopes” doctor and nurses ‘bungled woman’s abortion then sent her home despite symptoms of internal bleeding that killed her just hours later

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Parents Angry After School Tells 13-Year-olds They Can Have Sex, Choose Gender

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 11, 2014

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Students at one northern California high school are learning more than just the birds and the bees.

Along with local area groups, some parents are irate that their children’s sex ed class at Acalanes High School in Lafayette is being taught by employees of Planned Parenthood without their prior knowledge. They are also fuming over the methods and materials being used, including a checklist that asks students if they are “ready for sex” and another worksheet that describes how to give and obtain consent, as well as a diagram that uses a “genderbread” person for lessons in gender identity.

[Parents] are very concerned,” Brad Dacus, president of the Pacific Justice Institute, a non-profit legal organization that is assisting the concerned parents, told FoxNews.com. “Planned Parenthood is not exactly the best when it comes to putting young people first.

They get more grants from the promiscuity of children,” he added. “The material they have provided was material that mirrored their agenda.”

They get more grants from the promiscuity of children. The material they have provided was material that mirrored their agenda.” – Brad Dacus, Pacific Justice Institute

It was the parents of ninth-graders at Acalanes that started raising questions after their children told them one instructor threw a model of female reproductive organs at one student and that many felt the sessions were pressuring them to have sex.

Some of the kids were distracted because it was divergent from what they were taught at home,” Dacus said.

Acalanes Union School District officials told the institute the class was not taught by teachers but rather the staff from a local Planned Parenthood in nearby Walnut Creek.

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Big Pharma’s Secret Payments to Corrupt Doctors, Scientists Finally to be Exposed by US Government

BigPThe legacy of back room wheelin’ and dealin’ by the drug industry, which routinely pays off doctors and academic researchers to hawk oftentimes dangerous and ineffective pharmaceuticals and medical devices, could soon be blown wide open by newly enacted legislation passed as part of the Affordable Care Act of 2010.

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, which was successfully moved through the Senate with the help of an extensive investigation led by Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA), provisions that doctors who receive payoffs from drug or vaccine companies must disclose this when pushing new therapies or medical procedures from what would otherwise appear to be unbiased intentions.

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Washington: Hundreds of Thousands of Pro-Lifers March for Life: Mourn 56 Million Abortions

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 23, 2014

  marchforlife14Hundreds of thousands of pro-life people turned out for the annual March for Life in Washington, braving cold temperatures to take a stand for the right to life of unborn children. While marchers mourned 41 years of legalized abortion, many sounded a hopeful theme for a pro-life future and think the decision will eventually be reversed.

The Roe v. Wade decision, handed down on January 22, 1973, overturned pro-life laws offering protection for unborn children in most states across the country, and made abortions legal and virtually unlimited. Almost 57 million unborn children have been killed in abortions since.

President Barack Obama issued a message celebrating abortion but polling data shows Americans are pro-life and few agree with Obama’s unlimited abortion position. Pope Francis sent out a tweet praying for the marchers.

As with other recent marches, the number of young adults and high school and college students impressed organizers and provided another reason to be optimistic.

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Shock: More Black Babies Aborted Than Born Alive in New York

New York has the second highest abortion rate in America and the second highest total number of abortions, exceeding 100,000 annually. There is obviously no lack of access. Yet, liberal legislators in the state want to decriminalize all abortions allowing the violent procedure through the entire 9 months of pregnancy.

Planned Parenthood and a coalition of other pro-abortion groups have joined Governor Cuomo’s quest to enact the “Reproductive Health Act”, part of his “Women’s Equality Act”. This dangerous pro-Gosnell bill will only endanger even more women and their unborn children.

Planned Parenthood continually touts that they gave Martin Luther King their first Margaret Sanger Award in 1966. What they fail to tell the public is that abortion wasn’t legal in ’66. Dr. King wrongly believed birth control would reduce poverty. He also wrongly believed Planned Parenthood was interested in elevating poorer blacks. Their abortion numbers tell a completely different story.

According to the NY State Department of Health, for every 1,000 black babies born alive, 1,223 are aborted. No other racial/ethnic demographic aborts more of their children than are born alive. Yet groups like the NAACP have endorsed this radical bill that will clearly disproportionately impact the black community.

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Morning-after Pill is a Cure for ‘The Unexpected,’ Billboard Tells Ethiopian Girls

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 3, 2013

This billboard Would be illegal in Europe!

To the American viewer, the towering billboard’s purpose is ambiguous. But to young Ethiopian women, EthiopiaBillboardthe lovely young woman is a picture of confidence and “progress.” Even to the target audience it takes a moment to realize that the small foil package in her hand, taking up just a fraction of the poster, is the product the advertisement is pushing. The billboard’s tactic is to first sell the image of prosperity and beauty to its viewers, the poor young women of the town of Awassa, Ethiopia, and then to boldly claim its product is an integral part of that desirable lifestyle.

The billboard, advertising a high dosage of the contraceptive levonorgestrel as a remedy for “the unexpected,” is dangerous because of its subtle suggestion that this drug is key to the progressive lifestyle, yet at the same time the drug is itself really no big deal. It is just a small facet of everyday life, nothing to worry about.

The careless attitude being sold is that human sexuality is unimportant. Having unintended sex is fine because you can take care of any unwanted consequences in a minute: “When you have unprotected sex, take this medicine [sic] within five days, and you will prevent an unplanned pregnancy.” Most women who see this and buy the subtle message won’t bother or don’t have the means to do a web search on the drug to find out about its troubling side effects. They may very well think that, with this miracle drug available, it is safe to have sex, without knowing that the drug does nothing to stop HIV/AIDS transmission, and can make this worse since women will think there is a “safe” way to deal with “the unexpected.”

These women will not see the scientific literature on levonorgestrel-based contraceptives that show that the drug can act as an abortifacient by preventing implantation of a human embryo, although as always the drug’s marketers claim that it “shouldn’t affect or terminate an existing pregnancy.”

And these are only the physical effects. In the confident woman’s assuring glance at the viewer, we don’t see how hormonal contraception leads – as even many secular writers now acknowledge – to the objectification and disempowerment of women.

Unfortunately the false sense of simplicity of this message is likely convincing to many young women; but for anyone who still feels vaguely uncomfortable with or resistant to the idea of using the drug, the billboard advertisement holds up International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) as an agency that supports “women’s health.”

The billboard is an attack from all sides, using young women’s desires and aspirations, their insecurities and worries, and their trust in medical professionals as weapons against them. The false offer of freedom and power is presented as a means of exploiting the impressionable and the vulnerable—all in the name of women’s health.

How about another billboard, one with a woman who has found that true love and better health means a rejection of this message. Her message to the woman holding the foil package?: “No thanks!”

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Exorcist Author: Abortion is ‘Demonic’

AbortionAuthor William Peter Blatty has frightened millions of people around the world with visions of the devil living inside a young woman in his best-selling novel The Exorcist. But this week he said that there is something else just as frightening and “demonic” as possession – the act of destroying a life within his mother.

Blatty told Dan Zak of The Washington Post that abortion is truly the work of the devil.

In his book Blatty wrote about projectile vomiting, disintegrating flesh, and spinning heads – but it’s abortion that he can’t get out of his mind.

“He describes, his voice trembling, a particular abortion procedure in graphic detail,” Zak wrote. “He pauses. His voice is nearly a whisper.”

“That’s demonic,” Blatty said. (Emphasis in original.)

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