Yesterday Bound4LIFE was set on the national stage when hundreds of news outlets covered the decision by LifeWay to pull the Komen-connected Bible when it discovered the connected between Komen giving money to the nation’s number one abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, a story we first covered last week on this site.
This press emergence has done many things. The first and most important thing is that it’s made this little-known fact of the Komen-Planned Parenthood ties a nationally known one. That’s huge because really there is no reason for Komen to give its money to abortion providers, no matter what it says the money is to be used for, when there are so many health clinics and other systems that could use that money and also provide mammograms without taking life in the next room. Additionally, Komen continues to ignore the research that shows a link between abortion and increased breast cancer risk. So having this in the national news is a positive thing because it takes this out of the recesses of the back rooms and sets it on a national stage so everyone can examine it.
News coverage like this also impacts pro-life groups like ourselves. It opens the doors for others to look at us, what we’ve written, and decide we are people who hate women or want to set a culture back to the dark ages by our beliefs. And I think that deserves a response as well, as many new people are peeking into the window to see who we are.
Bound4LIFE is, quite simply this: