Do They Even Sell “No Mother’s Day” Cards?
Most pro-lifers probably ran across this story from LifeSiteNews.com:
Vogue model Christy Turlington Burns and a host of female celebrities are encouraging mothers across the nation to ignore their children as part of “No Mother’s Day,” a sign of their support for reducing maternal mortality by supporting family planning and global access to abortion.
(Scene: kitchen table on No Mother’s Day morning. Billy sits down to breakfast)
Billy: Hi Mom. Are we out of cereal?
(Mom, reading the paper, ignores him)
Billy: Mom! Why are you ignoring me?
(Mom hands him a Planned Parenthood flyer about No Mother’s Day)
Billy: Oh. So, you think mothers should have more abortions?
(Mom nods her head)
Billy: Then who will those moms ignore during next year’s protest?
(Mom bites her tongue, continues to ignore Billy)
Billy: Let me get this straight: your protest, which supports abortion, involves you completely ignoring me?
(Mom nods again)
Billy: So you just act like I’m not even here? Even though you can plainly see me?
Billy: By ignoring me, you basically treat your own child as if I don’t exist?
(Mom, growing impatient, nods again)
Billy: But isn’t that exactly the pro-life argument? That pro-choicers treat what is obviously a living child as if he or she doesn’t exist? It seems stupid that, in trying to argue your point, you completely validate the point of your opponent.
Mom: Go bug your father…