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Abortion No Longer Taboo Topic on Prime Time Television
FoxNews.com ^ | 11/2/11

Posted on 11/02/2011 11:17:49 AM PDT by surroundedbyblue

Once a taboo topic on TV, abortion is being worked into the storylines of popular prime time series from “Friday Night Lights” to “Grey’s Anatomy.” And last week it was announced that Alan Ball, creator of HBO’s “True Blood,” is working on a new HBO series called “Wichita,” which will be based on the life of Dr. George Tiller, the abortion clinic doctor who was shot and killed by a pro-life activist in 2009.

As plotlines involving abortion become more commonplace, some are celebrating the erosion of stigmas surrounding abortion, while others grow increasingly alarmed.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: abortion; culturewars; georgetiller; hollywood; prolife; tillerthekiller
More de-sensitization of the public to immorality.

We saw it with "will & Grace" & gay rights, now here it is with the right to "choose".

I hope this blows up in the lefts' face & the public finds it so revolting they tune out. I can hope.....can't I?

1 posted on 11/02/2011 11:17:52 AM PDT by surroundedbyblue
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To: wagglebee

disgusting ping

I can’t imagine EVER tuning in to watch some crap that glorifies Tiller the Baby Killer. Demonic.


2 posted on 11/02/2011 11:19:17 AM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
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To: surroundedbyblue

Especially with television, there is no bottom ... just a long, gradual descent.


3 posted on 11/02/2011 11:19:49 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: surroundedbyblue

Scott Roeder is a hero.


4 posted on 11/02/2011 11:21:06 AM PDT by TSgt (Legal Disclaimer: View my profile at your own risk)
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To: RobinOfKingston

Heh, heh. He said "bottom". Heh...

5 posted on 11/02/2011 11:22:29 AM PDT by stormer
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To: surroundedbyblue
Alan Ball, creator of HBO’s “True Blood,” is working on a new HBO series called “Wichita,” which will be based on the life of Dr. George Tiller, the abortion clinic doctor who was shot and killed by a pro-life activist in 2009

When might we see a major Hollywood production about Kermit Gosnell, the Pennsylvania abortion butcher?

6 posted on 11/02/2011 11:23:27 AM PDT by pogo101
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To: TSgt

So wrong...


7 posted on 11/02/2011 11:23:48 AM PDT by stormer
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To: surroundedbyblue
When asked for his comments about the movie Dr. Tiller said, "Gah! Aaaah!"

8 posted on 11/02/2011 11:26:08 AM PDT by TSgt (Legal Disclaimer: View my profile at your own risk)
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To: surroundedbyblue

Abortion is not hardly taboo as one in four American woman 18-64 have elected kill their babies by abortion.

However, now that abortion will be on so many TV shows, it will only serve to increase the number of abortions.


9 posted on 11/02/2011 11:26:27 AM PDT by trumandogz (In Rick Perry's Nanny State, the state will drive your kids to the dentist at tax payer expense)
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To: TSgt

“Scott Roeder is a hero.”

Scott Roeder is a terrorist and a good wife to his cellmate.


10 posted on 11/02/2011 11:31:28 AM PDT by trumandogz (In Rick Perry's Nanny State, the state will drive your kids to the dentist at tax payer expense)
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To: TSgt

Mndude clicks “Like”


11 posted on 11/02/2011 11:35:44 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: surroundedbyblue

Gimmee a break. T.V. has had a love affair with abortion for decades. Erica Kane had one on “All My Children” as soon as it became legal as did Bea Arthur on “Maude.” There have been countless shows since with pro-abort storylines ranging from “Cagney & Lacey” to “Beverly Hills 90210” to “21 Jump Street.” HBO did a pro-abort propaganda piece in the ‘90s called “If These Walls Could Talk,” filled with wire hangers, spurting blood, and crazed pro-lifers who shoot abortionists.

Same @#$%, different day.


12 posted on 11/02/2011 11:39:02 AM PDT by lazypadawan
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To: surroundedbyblue

Why don’t they show the baby before they “kill” it? Oh wait, they’d never do that. Can’t have anything truthful or scientific on TV when it comes to baby killing.


13 posted on 11/02/2011 11:39:31 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: surroundedbyblue

Abortion will continue to be a “taboo” topic, if any pro-lifer attempts to introduce a pro-life perspective.


14 posted on 11/02/2011 11:41:42 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: surroundedbyblue

Far from taboo, abortionists are celebrated.

Remember “Cider House Rules” (book and movie)?


15 posted on 11/02/2011 11:45:10 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: stormer

Another way to make the same point.


16 posted on 11/02/2011 11:47:50 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: surroundedbyblue
Alan Ball, creator of HBO’s “True Blood,” is working on a new HBO series called “Wichita,” which will be based on the life of Dr. George Tiller

Once again proving that the homosexual agenda are the abortion agenda are two sides of the same demonic coin. Alan Ball ("American Beauty") is one of the most evil propagandists in the industry. Ball, of course, is a militant homosexual.

17 posted on 11/02/2011 11:49:02 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: surroundedbyblue

more likely a symbol of the leftists who write for television launching into full-scale panic at the thought that the era of abortion on demand may be coming to an end.


18 posted on 11/02/2011 11:53:45 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Retired Greyhound

You clearly aren’t familiar with either.


19 posted on 11/02/2011 11:55:58 AM PDT by stormer
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To: TSgt

Scott Roeder is a hero.

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Yes, many of our heroes in America walk into churches and shoot unarmed people in the head in front of women and children attending services.

I guess you are upset that you don’t have the courage of your convictions to do the same, eh? You know you should but just don’t have the stomach for it, I guess. It must be horrible living with that knowledge about yourself.

Either that or you know (outside of anonymous internet forums) that murder is murder, which puts Scott Roeder exactly where you think Tiller is.


20 posted on 11/02/2011 11:56:37 AM PDT by dmz
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Yep. ‘Six Feet Under’ started off as a good show, but ended up being ‘all gay, all the time’.


21 posted on 11/02/2011 12:05:56 PM PDT by real saxophonist (The fact that you play tuba doesn't make you any less lethal. -USMC bandsman in Iraq)
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To: real saxophonist

I tried to watch it once. I got five minutes in before two men were having sex against a car in a parking garage... that was all I could take.


22 posted on 11/02/2011 12:13:11 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: stormer

I haven’t read the book, but I have seen the film, and Homer’s defining moment is when he accepts that sometimes abortions are necessary.

I consider the movie to be pro-abortion. Not sure about the book.


23 posted on 11/02/2011 12:20:40 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: Retired Greyhound

Of course you’re correct. It’s no secret that “Cider House” is a pro-abortion film.


24 posted on 11/02/2011 12:26:12 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: surroundedbyblue
I knwo there's no way in heck it could happen but.......
I really beleive the "de-sensitization" would stop dead in in tracks if:
the "public" could "see", as in, shown on prime-time TV -
a side by side of videos of a live birth vs. late term abortion.
25 posted on 11/02/2011 12:28:37 PM PDT by stylin19a (obama -> poster boy for Einstein's definition of insanity)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Of course. Why else would the New York Times review it favorably?

Homer (Tobey Maguire) is portrayed as a naive simpleton because of his opposition to abortion. His character arc comes when he performs an abortion. He is then shown as enlightened.


26 posted on 11/02/2011 12:33:19 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: Retired Greyhound
Homer provides an abortion for a teenage girl who has has been raped and impregnated by her father, and his defining moment is realizing that SOME abortions are necessary.
27 posted on 11/02/2011 12:57:37 PM PDT by stormer
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To: stormer

The movie is pro-abortion. I don’t believe that any abortions are necessary.


28 posted on 11/02/2011 1:17:49 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound (.)
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