Lindy’s Blog: Where Mom is Always Right

January 27, 2010

To call one’s self “pro-choice” implies, well, a CHOICE

Filed under: abortion — by lindyborer @ 7:36 am
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So apparently there’s this big kerfuffle involving a commercial by Focus On the Family featuring Tim Tebow and his mom that’s set to air during the Super Bowl.  Read about it here.  It’s a pro-life ad which chronicles the 1987 against-the-odds birth of the Heisman winner.  His mother was encouraged to abort her son due to an illness she acquired during her pregnancy with him.  She ignored this advice from her doctors and gave birth to Tim, who has gone on to accomplish some pretty amazing things. 

The usual suspects (“Womens’ groups”) are throwing a hissy-fit over the ad, even though no one–including them–has seen it yet.  They claim that it advances a pro-life agenda. 

Oh, how terrible to comprehend!  What filth, what tripe, what downright evil–that a commercial might influence someone to choose LIFE?!?  What a horrible thing that a commercial might provide encouragement to a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy to…NOT kill her baby!!

Focus on the Family claims that it’s really quite tame and that it basically relates an uplifting, pro-family story with a really happy ending. 

My question is this:  Why is it that supposedly “pro-choice” groups have such a hard time hearing about such stories?  What about the fact that a mom CHOSE to have a baby–and that baby just happened to grow up to accomplish marvelous things–is so vulgar to them?  After all,  being “pro-choice” implies that one is equally fine with either choice chosen.  These supposedly “pro-choice” groups really become transparent each time they make a huge deal out of these stories with happy endings.  I mean, what kind of people hear such stories and grow so irrationally angry?

Let me attempt to answer my own question.  The kind of people who are not, in fact, pro-CHOICE.  They are simpy pro-ABORTION, and their unwillingness to celebrate good and happy endings with the rest of us just really makes them look, well, twisted

(Besides, am I the only one who actually looks forward to there being a Super Bowl commercial that doesn’t feature some mostly naked woman pushing tortilla chips or beer?  How is that message “good” for women?  What message does that send to my little boy and girl?)

Bring on the ad, I say, and further reveal the sickness of the pro-abortion movement.

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4 Comments »

  1. I sincerely hope that this ad would bring hope and healing to women and not the type of condemnation and ridicule that so many have cynically come to expect. That would be the kind of thing that could truly bring people together instead of politicizing this issue and dividing us further. Anything less would be a disappointment.

    Comment by Shane Bertou — January 27, 2010 @ 10:01 am |Reply

    • Yes, I’m with you. Although, in my experience, the pro-life movement is very pro-woman and compassionate towards women who find themselves facing an unexpected pregnancy. I’ve rarely–if ever–seen the pro-life movement at large as “ridiculing” toward women in these difficult situations.

      Comment by lindyborer — January 27, 2010 @ 10:13 am |Reply

  2. I can’t wait to see the ad. Awesome that CBS is airing it. One of the main reasons I’m watching the super bowel (misspelling intended). Especially since old man Favre won’t be there.

    Comment by Jon — February 5, 2010 @ 10:31 pm |Reply

  3. […] February 7, 2010 by politicalhousewyf Nobody’s seen it yet, but tons of people are talking about it.  (including Lindy) […]

    Pingback by The Tebow Ad « The Political Housewyf — February 7, 2010 @ 2:39 am |Reply


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