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So Deep The Poison . . . Dad Rejoices At Grandchild’s Death

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The middle-aged man in a sweater, who looked like he might spend weekends thoughtlessly popping potato chips into his mouth as he watches sports on TV, was deeply grateful, with a touch of anxiety.
“I really appreciate what you’ve done for us. I’ll never forget it,” he said to an employee as he walked away supporting his teenage daughter.
The man wasn’t pleased because an entertainment broker finally managed to find him some discounted Super Bowl tickets. He was grateful because he’d been able to push his reluctant daughter into killing his grandchild at a Texas Planned Parenthood.
He didn’t know that his young daughter was bleeding to death after the Planned Parenthood abortionist perforated her uterus, nor that clinic director Cheryl forbade an emergency call for an ambulance because the sirens would get the pro-life prayer warriors outside stirred up.
Just like federal judges always seem to be there to save the day for PP, if not for the babies’ lives, PP lucked out again and the unhappy teenager had her blood supply, and her blood pressure, restored.
PP lied to the Dad about why her abortion was taking so long — supposedly a scheduling problem — when in fact the abortion already was over and frantic PP was trying to keep her out of a coffin. Dead clients mean lawsuits, while dead babies mean big profits.
This incident from Pure Flix’s recently released movie Unplanned didn’t mention why this abortion was done, but when a single clinic does dozens of abortions a day on healthy women, the reason is hardly never-ending severe medical emergencies.
It’s part of the media and judicially created whirlpool of industrialized abortion, where only good things allegedly happen in the death chambers, and well-meaning Texas Dad can get back to lying on his TV couch while the severed limbs of his grandchild lie in a dish in the POC (“pieces of children”) room at the abortuary.
Abortionists fight fiercely against legislative bills that would require anesthesia to mitigate the suffering of preborn babies about to be torn apart, but the abortion mongers and their media and political allies pump oceans of anesthesia into people’s consciences every day to numb them totally to the death mania that left-wing ideology mandates.
If they dared acknowledge that a little human compassion at least demands the babies don’t suffer agonies as they’re dismembered, that would lead to the dangerous thought that their lives count for at least as much as a goldfish’s — which sorta argues against the pro-permissive abortion mindset.
Abby Johnson, the real-life Texas PP clinic manager who renounced her ways and became a pro-life leader as well as the central figure of Unplanned, is one of many reasons to hope that the massive moral insanity of massive abortion will end in our lifetimes.
Another reason is Bernard Nathanson, MD, the late New York radical abortionist who pushed for national permissive abortion but then was horrified at what he’d done after scientific evidence changed his mind.
If Bernie Nathanson could drop his bloody suction tubes and become an actual practicing Catholic, people said, anyone’s conversion was possible, and hope never should die.
Early in Unplanned, we see a little family starting Saturday morning with no time for Mommy’s breakfast before heading for work. The actress portraying Johnson, Ashley Bratcher, tells her small daughter, “Saturdays are Mommy’s busiest day.” Indeed that’s often true at abortion clinics.
At another point in the movie, as a business day concludes, Abby’s PP co-workers happily bring out a cake to celebrate her own, wanted pregnancy. Looking back, Abby observes that the celebration occurred after they’d terminated 38 other women’s pregnancies in four hours.
One “pro-choice” online reviewer at Central Florida Post commented: “I was moved to tears several times during the film and actually appreciated the way that the workers of Planned Parenthood were portrayed. The women in the clinic were made to seem like they really did believe what they were doing was morally right and that they were helping the ‘patients.’
“This was important to me,” she added, “because I knew there were members of the audience who have never seen the inside of a Planned Parenthood facility.”
However, she added, Unplanned deeply disturbed her after she thought it could not. “By the end of the film, I was completely distraught, questioning everything I had ever believed about what abortion really was….What I saw DID make me question myself and my beliefs and I believe that EVERYONE should go and test themselves as I did.”
If Abby Johnson had thought abortion workers were morally irredeemable — or that she was the only one capable of redemption — she wouldn’t have started And Then There Were None, the organization to help them leave the clinics’ work. Its website (abortionwor underlines the importance of making a connection through friendship and understanding.
In a video there, Johnson says, “We always say that nobody grows up wanting to work in the abortion industry….We see ourselves as being part of a pro-love movement, that we want to love these workers out of the clinics. We want to love them onto a path of healing.”
Later in the video, former abortion worker Jackie recalls demonstrators screaming at the clients and staff about being the devil and killing babies, but one person off to the side would say, “I know you don’t want to work here. I know you don’t want to do this. . . . We can help you find a job.”
“I had no idea that Abby had been in my shoes before,” Jackie adds, expressing gratitude that she didn’t have to work there any longer, and was able to begin her own healing.
In its own way, Unplanned could be compared with the 2008 film The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, about a German military officer and his family being sucked into the work of the National Socialist eugenics-crazed killing machine. It’s not what they would have wanted, to begin with, but the tug of forceful social movements and peer expectations brought them there.
It didn’t take so many decades, either, that the U.S. Democratic Party went from a putatively “safe, legal, and rare” stand on abortion to one of unquestioning endorsement of any abortion at any time, even into the so-called fourth trimester, and seething contempt for anyone who’d dare oppose them.
Failed Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams only engaged in more of the abysmally cruel, chilling rhetoric that one expects from her political party these days when she denounced a Georgia bill that would protect preborn babies from abortion once their heartbeat is detected.
Abrams fumed that Georgia’s Republican “governor has pushed such an abominable and evil bill that is so restrictive. It’s not only bad for morality and our humanity, it’s bad for business.”
A bill to protect helpless, innocent babies from permissive abortion is “abominable and evil” and “bad for morality and our humanity”?
It seems there’s no one more morally arrogant and ironclad convinced of her own righteousness than a leftist hotly denouncing conservative traditionalists as bad people. We truly are in times when elitists define good as evil and evil as good.
Meanwhile, as an Ohio “heartbeat” bill was sent to Buckeye State Gov. Mike DeWine, the large-circulation Cleveland Plain Dealer posted an article on April 10 with an astounding mistake.
Either pro-abortionists have reached new lows in their grim lies, or editors have grown so lazy that they okay any pro-abortion error no matter how much it demands to be double-checked.
Reporter Laura Hancock wrote that an Ohio Democratic legislator, Beth Liston, who also is a physician and Ohio State University internal medicine professor, “said the bill isn’t based on science.”
Hancock wrote: “At six weeks, fetuses are a cluster of cells smaller than a grain of rice, she said. At 12 weeks, they are two inches. Fetuses at six and 12 weeks are not the widely accepted standard of defining life in medicine, she said.
“ ‘Simply put, you need lungs and a brain in order to live,’ she said. ‘And there’s no science or technology that we have that can replace that need’,” Hancock described Liston’s comments.
A six-week fetus is smaller than a grain of rice! A 12-week fetus lacks a brain! What Cracker Jack box did this doctor get her medical degree out of? Or was she being wildly misreported by a reporter who got her journalism degree from Cracker Jack?
I sent Hancock a midnight email as April 11 began, asking for clarification about the rice-grain fetus, and hope to have a response for next week’s hardcopy Wanderer.
Strongly pro-abortion dominant media like The New York Times and The Washington Post always have seemed to realize how drastically their views differ from most Americans’, and thus how deceptive their tendentious writing must be in order to defend the abortion citadel.
Even an atheist who refuses to believe in divinely good spirits might have to concede the existence of bad spirits in order to explain how the forces of evil have tightly wrapped themselves around elite newsrooms, courthouses, and Democratic Party councils.
How else to explain a corrupt, malevolent establishment that will tell any lie and poison any conscience so that tens of millions more innocent preborn infants can be ripped apart, poisoned, or even delivered alive then left to gasp to death. What they’d never do to a kitten or puppy or chick, they yelp with joy about doing to a human baby.
Despite the ocean of malice that the left immerses itself in, many of its members may at heart resemble Texas Dad, whose conversion God awaits. Said Russian novelist and concentration-camp survivor Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: “The line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?”

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