Pro-life movie Unplanned faced a number of obstacles during its limited release in theaters, but in just its first week of hitting Amazon, it rose to the number-one spot in DVD sales.
Unplanned focuses on the true story of Abby Johnson, a volunteer at Planned Parenthood who went on to become a clinic director before she experienced a life-changing epiphany that transformed her into an outspoken pro-life activist. Today, she leads And Then There Were None, a non-profit that helps abortion workers to leave the industry.
Pro-abortion advocates fought hard to keep the film from reaching audiences. In Canada, for example, Landmark, Cineplex, and Mongrel Media ‚ÄĒ three of the nation‚Äôs largest movie distributors ‚ÄĒ initially banned the film because of its ‚Äúcontent.‚ÄĚ When Cineplex and Landmark finally agreed to distribute the film, they announced they would not extend its weeklong run, even as moviegoers...
Apparently, they are putting this film to effective use internationally ‚Ěó
Paige Cockburn, Ashleigh Raper, and Kevin Nguyen wrote: Key points:
‚ÄĘ There are more than double the number of Facebook pages opposing the NSW abortion bill, the ABC's analysis found ‚ÄĘ People outside NSW have been urged to make submissions by some page administrators ‚ÄĘ A recent Essential Poll showed only 17 per cent of NSW voters are opposed to decriminalising abortion
Administrators on some of the anti-abortion Facebook pages have been urging people who live outside NSW to make public submissions against the bill. a facebook post showing a call to arms a day after the bill was announced.
The groups have also been used to fundraise for screenings of the anti-abortion film "Unplanned" in eight NSW cinemas....
--"The social media tactics being used to shape the abortion debate"
Alison Branley and Brooke Wylie wrote: Key Points:
‚ÄĘ New South Wales Upper House expected to consider law decriminalising abortion ‚ÄĘ If passed, it would be the last state to reform its criminal codes on abortion ‚ÄĘ Premier facing challenges over whether to outlaw abortions based on gender .... "There was catastrophic malformation of the foetus and there was no chance of viability," she said.
Ms Anthony could carry the foetus to term, but risked spontaneous miscarriage.
"I went into complete shock," she said.
"My first question to the doctor, within a minute or two of them dropping the news, was 'can I terminate the pregnancy?'
"... I knew immediately what path we wanted to take. I couldn't bear the thought of being made to go full term."
'I don't think it's much of a choice in that situation'
from "NSW abortion debate fails to understand no-one makes decision easily, woman who had late termination says"
A detailed article where many citizens of this Australian state are church-goers ‚Ěó