Skip to comments.Scott Peterson: another "Planned Parenthood"
Posted on 01/04/2005 9:35:27 AM PST by MikeEdwards
The media latched on to the story like a pit-bull to a poodle--Its been a perfect obsession. Coverage of the case has saturated the airwaves for over two years, with the Fox News Channel taking the lead OK Greta, on the record--we get it--enough already!
As nearly everyone on the planet knows by now, former Modesto, California fertilizer salesman Scott Peterson was recently convicted of double murder for killing his 27-year-old wife Laci, and the couples unborn son, Conner. It seems the jury concluded that Mark Geragos, Petersons illustrious, high-dollar defense attorney, was trying to sell them his own smooth line of fertilizer; but they werent buying--they recommended Peterson be put to death.
Although the mainstream media has fixated on the case ad nauseam, further discourse is warranted in light of its profound implications relative to the ongoing, and highly polarized abortion debate.
During the trial, for some inexplicable reason, the mainstream media generally abandoned its time-honored and typically unwavering "pro-choice" rhetoric, and began referring to baby Conner by such "egregious" terms as, "Scott and Lacis unborn son," "the unborn child," and simply, "Conner."
After recommending the death sentence, Juror Richelle Nice told reporters: "Scott Peterson was Lacis Husband, Conners Daddy--the one person that should have protected them."
But for Planned Parenthood, the National Organization for Women (NOW), and other militant abortion peddlers, the use of such language in reference to baby Conner has caused much gnashing of teeth--its left them seething--frothing at the mouth in a panicked frenzy.
Theyve struggled long and hard, and with much success, to dehumanize unborn children by placing upon them such euphemistic, innocuous, and clinical tags as "zygote," "embryo," "fetus," and my personal favorite, "non-viable mass of tissue." . . . .
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