http://www.mrc.org/articles/culture en Golden Globe Actress Calls Abortion Barriers ‘Fundamentally Wrong’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/golden-globe-actress-calls-abortion-barriers-fundamentally-wrong <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kathleen Turner bashes the pro-life personhood movement. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When it comes to politics, abortion is one of Hollywood’s preferred topics – as actress Kathleen Turner recently demonstrated.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/golden-globe-actress-calls-abortion-barriers-fundamentally-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Abortion Kathleen Turner Personhood RH Reality Check Wed, 06 May 2015 19:10:46 +0000 mike.ciandella 48838 at http://www.mrc.org Media Two-Faced on Brain-Dead Pregnant Mothers http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-two-faced-brain-dead-pregnant-mothers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Fetus’ vs. ‘Baby’ again. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>An unborn baby’s value depends on whether he or she is wanted, according to recent media reports on two cases of brain-dead pregnant women.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-two-faced-brain-dead-pregnant-mothers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Abortion Tue, 05 May 2015 19:33:19 +0000 mike.ciandella 48835 at http://www.mrc.org Bring Back Our FLOTUS: Michelle Disappears from Nets’ Nigerian Kidnap Coverage http://www.mrc.org/articles/bring-back-our-flotus-michelle-disappears-nets-nigerian-kidnap-coverage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A year later, networks have erased first lady from reporting on ineffectual ‘Bring Back our Girls’ campaign. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Remember “#BringBackOurGirls?” It was the relentlessly hyped and utterly silly Twitter campaign aimed at the African Islamist terror group Boko Haram. It’s hard to know if anyone actually thought tweets would get radical Islamists to release the nearly 300 Christian girls abducted from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. But it did allow Western liberals to advertise their sympathy. And ineffectualness.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/bring-back-our-flotus-michelle-disappears-nets-nigerian-kidnap-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture International Islamification Politics #bringbackourgirls Boko Haram Michelle Obama Tue, 05 May 2015 18:03:15 +0000 mike.ciandella 48834 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Comedy’: Amy Schumer Compares Birth Control to Gun Rights http://www.mrc.org/articles/comedy-amy-schumer-compares-birth-control-gun-rights <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Liberals being clever. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Birth control shouldn’t be controlled, according to Amy Schumer’s new ad.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/comedy-amy-schumer-compares-birth-control-gun-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Family Life Politics Amy Schumer Birth Control gun rights Mon, 04 May 2015 20:00:26 +0000 mike.ciandella 48825 at http://www.mrc.org HuffPo Gay Editor: Calls for ‘Intolerance’ Toward ‘Antigay’ Media http://www.mrc.org/articles/huffpo-gay-editor-calls-intolerance-toward-antigay-media <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Signorile calls for discrimination against conservative, Christian ‘bigots.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>BREAKING: The media is not pro-gay enough. In fact, according to Michelangelo Signorile, the media is explicitly <i>anti</i>-gay. It’s hard to argue with crazy.&nbsp; </p><p>The editor of Huffington Post’s Gay Voices, Signorile, is calling for the media to be intolerant “of all forms” of “bigotry against LGBT people.” And by bigotry, he means anything less than celebration.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/huffpo-gay-editor-calls-intolerance-toward-antigay-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Constitution Faith Family Politics gay agenda huffington post MichelangeloSignorile Mon, 04 May 2015 15:28:58 +0000 mike.ciandella 48815 at http://www.mrc.org Morgan Freeman: Police Showed Baltimore ‘Terrorism’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/morgan-freeman-police-showed-baltimore-terrorism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Actor supports Baltimore rioters. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Baltimore experienced terrorism – but not from abroad, according to Morgan Freeman.&nbsp; </p><p>In an April 30 <i>Newsweek</i><a href="http://www.rawstory.com/2015/04/morgan-freeman-unrest-in-baltimore-exposed-the-terrorism-we-suffer-from-the-police/"><i> </i>interview</a>,&nbsp;Morgan Freeman supported the recent Baltimore riots following the death of Freddie Gray. The Academy-Award winning actor blamed “police terrorism” for the “unrest in Baltimore,” and backed the protestors.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/morgan-freeman-police-showed-baltimore-terrorism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Constitution Government Politics Baltimore Riots morgan freeman police Fri, 01 May 2015 19:12:32 +0000 mike.ciandella 48812 at http://www.mrc.org Feminist Media Hail Satanists for Deeming Abortion a ‘Religious Belief’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/feminist-media-hail-satanists-deeming-abortion-religious-belief <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media, Satanists joining together for abortion and to mock religious exemptions. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The pro-abortion media crowd is embracing new ally in their fight: Satanists.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/feminist-media-hail-satanists-deeming-abortion-religious-belief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Life Politics Abortion religious freedom Satanists Fri, 01 May 2015 18:17:16 +0000 mike.ciandella 48803 at http://www.mrc.org Planned Parenthood Prez: Abortion ‘The Key to Women’s Opportunity’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/planned-parenthood-prez-abortion-key-womens-opportunity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Richards cheerleads for infanticide in TIME. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Young women, do you want to attain your dreams and seize your opportunities? Then snuffing out an innocent life may be just the thing for you!&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/planned-parenthood-prez-abortion-key-womens-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Life Abortion Cecile Richards Planned Parenthood Time Thu, 30 Apr 2015 19:24:04 +0000 mike.ciandella 48802 at http://www.mrc.org Bloomberg Promotes ‘Gay Corporate Warrior,’ Stealth LGBT Funding Conference http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloomberg-promotes-gay-corporate-warrior-stealth-lgbt-funding-conference <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Exclusive fundraising meeting convenes today in Dallas. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Liberals who habitually decry all the money in politics may want to turn their attention to Dallas today. That’s where a secretive meeting of millionaires and billionaires is convening and planning how to deploy $100 million over the next decade to influence American politics. </p> <p>Closed to the press and public, the exclusive, invitation-only event includes the famous and not-so-famous, just so long as an attendee has at least $25,000 a year to give to causes “philanthropic” and political.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloomberg-promotes-gay-corporate-warrior-stealth-lgbt-funding-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Government Politics gay agenda Gay Marriage OutGiving religious freedom Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:57:08 +0000 mike.ciandella 48792 at http://www.mrc.org Twitter Rants! Celebrities Slam Baltimore’s ‘Police Brutality’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/twitter-rants-celebrities-slam-baltimores-police-brutality <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thank goodness the celebrities have spoken! </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In volatile, uncertain moments like the rioting in Baltimore, most people inevitably say to themselves, “I wonder what that guy from <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i> thinks of all this” or, “I bet my favorite hip hop star has a thoughtful take on what’s happening.”&nbsp; </p><p>Well, no, they don’t. But that rarely stops celebrities from sharing anyway.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/twitter-rants-celebrities-slam-baltimores-police-brutality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Constitution Politics Baltimore Riots Celebrities Twitter Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:48:31 +0000 mike.ciandella 48791 at http://www.mrc.org