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  • Marching orders - The press reveals its convictions in coverage of war and abortion rallies

    02/15/2003 6:32:05 AM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 13 replies · 418+ views
    World Magazine Online ^ | Feb. 1, 2003 | Tim Graham
    Marching orders The press reveals its convictions in coverage of war and abortion ralliesBy Tim GrahamIt's not often that the nation's capital witnesses two major rallies within four days of each other. On Jan. 18, opponents of a U.S. war against Iraq drew tens of thousands to the national mall to protest. Four days later, another crowd of tens of thousands congregated for the annual March for Life to mourn the 30th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion on demand. The "peace" rally was mostly angry, with podium speakers lamenting the supposedly destructive impact of the...