Tuesday, 09 Jul 2013 09:04 PM
By Tom Topousis
A powerful anti-abortion ad that depicts a 20-week-old baby cradled in the palm of a hand has been rejected by three of the nation’s largest newspapers because it’s too controversial.
The ad, accompanied by the words, “This child has no voice, which is why it depends on yours,” was turned down by the Chicago Tribune, USA Today and the Los Angeles Times, the National Review Online reported Tuesday.
Pro-life group, Heroic Media, wanted the ads to run as a way to push the U.S. Senate to approve the Pain-Cabable Unborn Child Protection Act, which was passed by the House last month.
“It seems as though it is okay to talk about the issue in general, but when you actually put a face to the discussion, then it becomes controversial,” Heroic Media Executive Director Joe Young told the National Review.[...]