Target: Local Kentucky Television Stations
Goal: Prevent congressional candidate from running anti-abortion television ads depicting President Obama as a baby killer
The conservative right is fed up with the women’s rights movement and is now resorting to scandalous television ads to portray the current president as a murderer in order to win the upcoming election. The ads feature dead fetuses as well as images of dead Christians and Jews for a symbolic contrast, claiming that the President donates money to the Muslim Brotherhood, while comparing him to Al Capone and Adolf Hitler.
Andrew Beacham, candidate for Congress in Kentucky’s 2nd District, plans to run these disgusting ads as a pathetical appeal to the emotionally vulnerable conservatives that are swayed more by images of dead fetuses and the dreaded word “socialism” than any fact or complicated issue concerning abortion.
Why so many American citizens, especially the religious, believe they can force their moral agenda onto fellow citizens has always been perplexing, but to portray the President as a so-called “baby killer” and mass murderer because he supports a woman’s right to personal healthcare decisions is misleading and inappropriate. Implications such as this are blatant lies.
Partisan groups use abortion as an emotional ticket to sway voters in their direction, yet they never consider the implications of illegalized abortion in the United States and what it would mean for millions of women who would find themselves trapped in unwanted pregnancy.
If conservative parties truly cared about ending abortions, they would do so with empathy and genuine efforts to understand the plight of women who suffer to make this very personal and private decision. They would strive to find ways to reduce the rate of unwanted pregnancies that so frequently result in abortion.
Still, all they seem to do is yell like children and run inflammatory ads that do more to forward their political agendas through propaganda and outlandish comparisons. Other than making abortion illegal, this party has no plans to aid victims of unwanted pregnancy. If they did, they might adopt children more frequently and warm up to contraception and holistic sexual education a bit more.
It is true that political advertisements are usually biased in one direction, but this attempt crosses the line. Because a person supports female reproductive authority does not mean that he is a baby killer or the next fascist leader. More likely, it means that he understands the issue is so complex that illegalizing the practice will not simply make it go away. Tell these news stations that Andrew Beacham’s ads are obvious partisan attempts to demean the President’s character through the pathetical twisting of information, and demand that they stop airing them.
Dear Local Kentucky Television Stations,
Please stop the airing of Andrew Beacham’s disgusting commercials that show images of dead fetuses, linked symbolically to dead Christians and Jews, in attempts to demean the character of President Barack Obama. These commercials are emotional appeals to those who have no understanding about the complexities of issues surrounding abortions, and they lie implicitly to the general public by placing President Obama’s face next to that of Adolf Hiter.
Beacham’s partisan group has no desire to aid women suffering from abortion, as the ad seems to imply, nor is the President a “baby killer” by understanding that illegalization of abortion will not make the problem disappear. These ads, then, are both blatant lies as well as inappropriate offenses against the President of the United States.
These graphic advertisements should be stopped immediately. Please pull them from your stations and demand that political ads contain reliable information instead of disturbing images that appeal solely to the emotions of lemmings and the undereducated. Passing off fiction as fact in this way is appalling, and you are responsible for filtering aggressively fictitious material from your station.
[Your Name Here]
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