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MSNBC Host Wants to Use Abortion Comedy as a Sex-Ed ‘Tool’ for Mothers to Teach Daughters
Life News ^ | 6/25/14 | Tim Grahm

Posted on 06/25/2014 8:17:11 AM PDT by wagglebee

It would have been shocking if the abortion comedy Obvious Child hadn’t been celebrated on Melissa Harris-Perry’s weekend show on MSNBC. But the spin on Sunday morning’s program could not have been expected.

“MHP” wanted to know if abortion opponents just couldn’t handle the uncomfortable truth about women’s sexuality and how women’s bodies operate. She asked Obvious filmmaker Gillian Robespierre if her abortion comedy could be a good educational “tool” for mothers to share with their daughters as they mature, and the answer led to the term “laminated uterus.” (Video Link)

HARRIS-PERRY: But I wonder if, in fact, parents often don`t want to have conversations about this because of their fear of what adult women’s sexuality looks like and the idea of their daughters ever being there. Does a narrative, humorous kind of complicated film like that potentially even operate as a tool for moms and daughters to have conversations they might not otherwise have?

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Try and imagine the conversations this film is supposed to spur. “Mom, did you have an abortion before I was born? Will you support me when I have one, especially if I seem far too immature to be a mother?” Then it turned into a pitch for biology lessons:

ROBESPIERRE: My mom was great about it. She drew me a diagram of my fallopian tubes

HARRIS-PERRY: I love it.

and my ovaries and then she laminated it, because everything was laminated from my bus pass to the diagram of my vagina. (Laughter) And we were really open about it. And I think that`s the starting point, for at least for my mom and me and our story. Which was to not shy away from those moments where, you know, the moment where you have to tell your daughter that she has to wear deodorant for the first time. That was really embarrassing to me. And so was the idea of having to wear a bra. But we talked about it. We made jokes about it and there was no shame.

HARRIS-PERRY: Yep. I have one of those shame-free moms as well. She wrote a book in graduate school called “How to Have Intercourse Without Getting Screwed,” all about contraception. So, you grow up with that kind of mom, you have a laminated uterus –

ROBESPIERRE: That’s embarrassing.

HARRIS-PERRY: Yeah, that’s just embarrassing. So thank you for the film Obvious Child. It is really fantastic.

As much as these women like the notion that pro-lifers can’t handle the liberated sexuality of young women, they can’t seem to understand that pro-life parents could educate their children completely about how pregnancy happens and how the baby develops in the womb.

These women won’t address the moral blindness of this abortion comedy, which aches to dismiss the unborn child as a small speed bump on the way to an immature woman’s happiness.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; laminateduterus; liberalagenda; moralabsolutes; obviouschild; prolife; sexed; sexpositiveagenda
Does a narrative, humorous kind of complicated film like that potentially even operate as a tool for moms and daughters to have conversations they might not otherwise have?

Promoting infanticide is not a conversation that anyone should have EVER!

1 posted on 06/25/2014 8:17:11 AM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 06/25/2014 8:17:49 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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3 posted on 06/25/2014 8:18:23 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Since the headline used the word “host”, I thought it was a male taking this angle. The word hostess would have conveyed the story better.


4 posted on 06/25/2014 8:20:19 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If you're litigating against nuns, you've probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: wagglebee

Abortion has nothing to do with a woman’s sexuality and alleged fear of it.

Opposition to abortion is because it’s murder, plain and simple.


5 posted on 06/25/2014 8:22:07 AM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: wagglebee

Someone needs to make a movie with an abortion in it, in the most true to life gruesome detail...

And somehow get it past the ratings board and have it hit the big screens with a PG-13 or less rating...

They can show people getting shot inthe head but not something like this...

We need to start speakign Truth to power in the culture...


6 posted on 06/25/2014 8:26:40 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: wagglebee

Too bad Melissa’s mommy made the wrong “choice”.....


7 posted on 06/25/2014 8:27:30 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: wagglebee

What’s humourous about abortion? Sick.


8 posted on 06/25/2014 8:28:54 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: wagglebee

The satanic insanity continues


9 posted on 06/25/2014 8:31:49 AM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: wagglebee

Someone give this evil hag a severed arm or part of a baby’s torso that has been chopped up and mutilated as part of an abortion. Let’s see how much she laughs about that.


10 posted on 06/25/2014 8:36:14 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: metmom; wagglebee
Actually, abortion is motivated in large part by a fear of women's sexuality. That is, female reproductive physiology as it is in its normal, natural, healthy state: no altered, doctored, disabled or "fixed," affectively consequential, and fertile.
11 posted on 06/25/2014 8:36:51 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Lord, save Your people and bless Your inheritance; give victory to the faithful over their adversary)
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To: wagglebee

Abortion (murder of infants in the womb) is NOT a laughing, humorous matter.


12 posted on 06/25/2014 8:37:18 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: GraceG

Anytime an abortion is shown (I.e. “Silent Scream”), the hysterics begin and it is usually shutdown by theaters refusing to show it.

I doubt any type of film showing what abortion really is and does will ever be permitted to be shown in a regular movie theater.


13 posted on 06/25/2014 8:37:52 AM PDT by rusty schucklefurd
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To: Dr. Sivana
We are all "hosts" now. And "actors." And "flight attendants."
14 posted on 06/25/2014 8:37:57 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: wagglebee

Abortion comedy?

What is this Hell in which I live, and how do I get out?


15 posted on 06/25/2014 8:42:11 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: chris37; 444Flyer; Diana in Wisconsin; svcw; Esther Ruth; GiovannaNicoletta; Diogenesis; ...

~~~What is this Hell in which I live, and how do I get out?~~~

John 3:16-18.

http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+3%3A16-18&version=KJV

It’s the only way. This decline will continue, unabated, until Satan and the unbelieving world’s final defeat at Armageddon.

For the Christian, Satan was defeated at the Cross; however, he still has temporary reign until he’s removed as god of this world (2 Corinthians 4:3-4).

Thus the Scripture prophesies.


16 posted on 06/25/2014 8:48:07 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: wagglebee

These people are stark raving insane.


17 posted on 06/25/2014 8:50:20 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Told 'em not to science those burgers too hard. ~ Darksheare)
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To: wagglebee

Abortion Comedy?
Well hardee har har!


18 posted on 06/25/2014 8:51:34 AM PDT by mylife
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To: Mrs. Don-o
abortion is motivated in large part by a fear of women's sexuality

Obviously, one would think.

19 posted on 06/25/2014 8:57:04 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Told 'em not to science those burgers too hard. ~ Darksheare)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
We are all "hosts" now. And "actors." And "flight attendants."

Though, oddly, we are no longer all Chairmen, Mr. Speaker, or firemen.
20 posted on 06/25/2014 8:58:18 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If you're litigating against nuns, you've probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: Dr. Sivana

That will come. We have to get rid of “Redskins” first.


21 posted on 06/25/2014 9:00:36 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

In this case, I believe I’ll go with “brainless twit” in order to avoid the Viking Kitty ZOT!!


22 posted on 06/25/2014 9:13:11 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: Dr. Sivana
The word hostess would have conveyed the story better.

SEXIST!!!(sarc)

23 posted on 06/25/2014 9:45:22 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: wagglebee

This is indicative of a great part of our society. May God help us all.


24 posted on 06/25/2014 10:06:18 AM PDT by DickBrannigan (When did logic become reversed, and right became wrong, and wrong became right?)
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To: wagglebee

If only Melissa’s mother had aborted her when she conceived that pile of poo, we wouldn’t have to deal with this tampon wearing idiot..Im all for these abortion loving liberals to abort themselves, I say do a mass abortion, right now


25 posted on 06/25/2014 10:26:48 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: F15Eagle

How deceived do you have to be to believe murder is comedy?


26 posted on 06/25/2014 2:20:10 PM PDT by 444Flyer (How long O LORD?)
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To: 444Flyer

Deceived enough to vote for O and believe he’s “good” for the country ... at the very least.


27 posted on 06/25/2014 4:32:14 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle
>> It’s the only way. This decline will continue, unabated, until Satan and the unbelieving world’s final defeat at Armageddon.<<

It seems most Christians don’t get the ramifications of that statement and what it actually means.

28 posted on 06/25/2014 5:40:33 PM PDT by CynicalBear (For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ)
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To: CynicalBear

I think most don’t believe the Tribulation is coming.

And certainly not the world.


29 posted on 06/25/2014 5:58:51 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: wagglebee

TOYT.

JUNK IT.


30 posted on 06/25/2014 8:37:06 PM PDT by cycjec
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