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House lawmakers call on
ABC, NBC, CBS to explain
media Gosnell, Planned
Parenthood ‘blackout’

Daily Caller [Washington DC], by Caroline May

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Posted By:JoniTx, 4/17/2013 6:54:37 PM

Seventy-two House lawmakers Wednesday sent letters to ABC, NBC, and CBS to express “how profoundly appalled” they are that the networks have “largely ignored” the gruesome trial of disgraced abortionist Kermit Gosnell, as well as Planned Parenthood’s apparent support of infanticide in testimony before the Florida legislature late last month. “The broadcasters’ blackout of the Planned Parenthood infanticide lobbying scandal and the Gosnell ‘House of Horrors’ murder trial are the biggest and most politically-motivated media cover-ups in our nation’s history,” Tennessee Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn said. “Censorship and media bias allows the corrupt

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 4/17/2013 7:01:45 PM     (No. 9281189)

A biased press will not remain a free press forever.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 4/17/2013 7:09:39 PM     (No. 9281207)

Yes censorship and bias are terrible things but so is intimidation. These lawmakers are out of place.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 4/17/2013 7:11:25 PM     (No. 9281210)

Should have been 435 signatures... and 100 in the Senate.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: phosita, 4/17/2013 7:21:43 PM     (No. 9281237)

What about a free and independent press does the House not understand? Perhaps they need to read the Constitution in order to find out what´s in it. Then again, I suspect being literate is not a requirement and clearly too much to expect.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JonR, 4/17/2013 7:29:05 PM     (No. 9281252)

Pro-choice = pro-murder! No other way around it

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Reply 6 - Posted by: truthfetish, 4/17/2013 7:34:50 PM     (No. 9281263)

The three networks enjoy special privileges and protections from the federal government via the FCC. It´s right they get called on the carpet over this bias.

It´s not like newspapers.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: RightShoe, 4/17/2013 7:42:29 PM     (No. 9281268)

I will absolutely never ever trust these news outlets again - not even for a weather report.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: tedinmich, 4/17/2013 8:01:08 PM     (No. 9281296)

# 2 & 4 take your pro abortion posts elsewhere. Sickening!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Patriot Forever, 4/17/2013 8:15:30 PM     (No. 9281324)

If the Republicans had a real leader in the House, there would be 100% asking why the national media had ignored this murdering doctor for so long.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: grampstosix, 4/17/2013 9:20:19 PM     (No. 9281430)

It begs the question "what else is not being reported that ought to be"?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LouD, 4/17/2013 9:45:14 PM     (No. 9281469)

I don´t know about others here, but I passed this article on to some people who had not heard about this trial. It won´t hurt to let others know what is being hidden from the public.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/18/2013 12:17:48 AM     (No. 9281716)

While the lawmakers are on a roll, why not explain why they gave millions to PP.

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