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Illinois Implementing Infanticide

Jeff Katz
June 14, 2019 - 12:17 pm

Maybe you didn't hear about the new abortion law passed in Illinois. Well, if you watch any of the "real reporters" on the networks, you certainly would not have heard about it. 

On Wednesday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a new abortion bill that is being called more radical than New York’s law that was passed in January. The bill, in part, does away with that state’s ban on partial birth abortions. 

So far, none of the major networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) have reported on it. According to NewsBusters, from the morning of May 7 (when Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed the Life Act into law) through the morning of June 13 (the day after Illinois’s law was signed), the networks gave a total of 3 hours, 20 minutes of coverage often loaded with language depicting new pro-life laws as “extreme” and “restrictive” attacks on women’s rights – as opposed to “protective” of the rights of the unborn.

When New York passed its radical law legalizing late term abortions in January, however, the networks gave it zero coverage. The legislation, signed into law by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, received a grand total of 12 seconds of coverage on the May 16 NBC Nightly News. 

There has been no time given by the networks to this new Illinois law, which according to multiple reports is even worse than New York's. 

Check out the media's coverage (or lack thereof) of this here