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Wednesday, June 20, 2007

The "A" Word

Women's ENews has an article on popular movie Knocked Up's pro-life message.

"Judd Apatow's "Knocked Up," a raunchy comedy in a cinema near you, turned abortion into the "A" word, in league with the "N" word and other epithets so taboo as to be bracketed off from regular speech.

This is a particularly pointed attack on choice given the central drama of the movie. This is not a movie called "Let's Have a Baby" or the "Blessed Event."

This is a movie called "Knocked Up," which means it's a head-on encounter with an unwanted, unplanned pregnancy where a termination would at least be given some consideration. But instead abortion is treated as unmentionable."

Read the article here.

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