Networks Quiet as Wave of Pro-Abortion Terror Strikes U.S.

National   |   Scott Whitlock   |   Jun 14, 2022   |   1:42PM   |   Washington, DC

Radical, pro-abortion terrorists struck again last week, firebombing a pro-life women’s clinic in Buffalo, New York. Meanwhile, over in Gresham, Oregon, a suspicious fire at a Christian pregnancy center is being investigated for arson. This all happened the same week as the attempted assassination of Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Yet, the morning and evening newscasts on ABC, CBS and NBC suppressed the New York and Oregon attacks. Just as they are ignoring potential threats to churches and pro-life clergy and minimizing the plot against Kavanaugh.

Here’s the details the networks are hiding:

Firebombing of Buffalo Pro-Life Clinic

Shockingly, it was liberal CNN on Friday night that covered the latest example of escalating  violence against pro-lifers. On Anderson Cooper 360, reporter Randi Kaye talked to Jim Hardin, the CEO of CompassCare.

Touring the burned remains of his organization, Hardin asserted, “You’ll see a sign over here with graffiti saying ‘Jane was here.’ That represents Jane’s Revenge. It’s an abortion terrorist group.

Still, Kaye forced Hardin to state the obvious:

RANDI KAYE: What makes you think it was this group Jane’s Revenge that attacked your facility?

JIM HARDIN: They left their signature calling card, number one, with their spray painted message on the side of our buildings saying, “Jane was here.”

Kaye then questioned the organization as a force on the left:

Who exactly Jane’s Revenge is still unclear. The group, if they’re a group, at all remains anonymous. They’ve allegedly taken responsibility for a similar attack last month on a conservative organization that lobbies against abortion in Madison, Wisconsin.

“If they’re a group?” Who, other than liberal journalists, is doubting that this violent organization exists? Still, kudos to CNN for actually covering the real-world impact of pro-abortion extremism in a substantial segment that lasted four minutes and 13 seconds. That’s better than ABC, CBS or NBC can say for the New York case.

Total ABC, CBS and NBC morning and evening coverage: 0 seconds.

Suspicious Fire at Christian Pregnancy Center

But this wasn’t the only example of pro-abortion extremism last week. Here’s how local station KOIN reported the attack in Portland:

Federal investigators are looking into what caused a fire at a Pregnancy Resource Center in Gresham Friday morning.

Authorities with Gresham Fire said the blaze started from inside the Pregnancy Resource Center at about 3:00 a.m.

The center is one of three locations owned and operated by First Image, a Christian-based organization which offers alternatives to abortion.

Surprisingly, the liberal newspaper The Guardian covered the Portland attack, noting, “Investigators believe an incendiary device was thrown through a window and no messages or notes were left, First Image said. The clinic will temporarily close.”

Total ABC, CBS and NBC morning and evening coverage: 0 seconds. 

Back in May, a radical abortion group firebombed a pro-life organization in Madison, Wisconsin. Spray painted on the wall was “If abortions aren’t safe, then you aren’t either.” This is very similar to the style of the assault in New York. The networks actually noticed it, though barely: They allowed a scant 77 seconds of coverage. (CBS managed 18 seconds, ABC had 20 and NBC 39 seconds.)

Violence by pro-abortion radicals against the pro-life organizations, the attempted assassination of Justice Kavanaugh: It all adds up to a very disturbing — and scary — picture of extremism. With the Supreme Court ruling that could strike down Roe set to come any day now, the situation will likely only get worse.

The Washington Examiner reported that attacks all over the country against pro-lifers:

In Washington, D.C., a crisis pregnancy center near the U.S. Capitol was hit with vandalism that included red paint splashed on its door, resembling blood, and a spray-painted message: “Jane Says Revenge.”

In Lynnwood, Washington, threatening spray-painted messages at the Next Step Pregnancy Center included: “Abortion isn’t safe, neither are you” and “Jane’s revenge.” The suspects in the attack also threw rocks at the building, shattering several windows.

An Asheville, North Carolina, pregnancy center was defaced with a similar message: “If abortions aren’t safe, neither are you.”

Journalists have a responsibility to cover this wave of pro-abortion terrorism, even if it makes liberals in the media uncomfortable.

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LifeNews.com Note: Scott Whitlock is a news analyst for the Media Research Center and a contributing writer to NewsBusters, its blog where this item first appeared. Scott’s blogs have been featured in the “Inside Politics” section of the Washington Times and linked to on the Drudge Report. He is a graduate of George Mason University. This originally appeared at Newsbusters.