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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on April 16, 2013.
eNewsletter Subject: Triumphs of People and Pope
We have witnessed two very unusual things over the past week. People power and papal power.
Consider first the horrific Gosnell case in Philadelphia, where for years abortionist Kermit Gosnell mistreated not only the babies he aborted but the mothers who paid his bills. The mainstream media would not cover the story; two much of a risk for the culture of sexual license.
The minds of several media outlets were changed, however, by an overwhelming Twitter campaign—that is, by thousands of people holding the media's collective feet to the fire. Phil Lawler explains in two pieces this week:
- The key lesson of the Gosnell trial
- Two columnists show how the Gosnell case threatens the ‘pro-choice’ stand
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