Abortion, Big govt, Politics

NYT Subs “Fetal Heartbeat” with “Embryonic Pulsing”

The New York Times just traded the medical term “fetal heartbeat” for “embryonic pulsing” in its abortion reporting. “The measure would require an ultrasound test for any woman seeking to terminate a pregnancy, and forbid abortion if the test detects embryonic pulsing–which can occur before many women know they are pregnant,” NYT reporter Alan Blinder wrote, taking the initiative to invent the entirely new term, and the New York Times actually published it. Read more…

Here’s more from The Daily Caller…

The New York Times traded in the term “fetal heartbeat” for “embryonic pulsing” in a report on Louisiana’s new abortion ban last week, playing to abortion advocates and journalists eager to downplay the realities of abortion.

“The measure would require an ultrasound test for any woman seeking to terminate a pregnancy, and forbid abortion if the test detects embryonic pulsing — which can occur before many women know they are pregnant,” reporter Alan Blinder wrote. The sanitizing language was first highlighted by Breitbart News. It’s not a medical term and was apparently invented by Blinder.

A slew of states have similar laws on the books, known as fetal heartbeat bills because they ban abortion after a heartbeat can be detected in the unborn baby.

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