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Nor have we heard much about Kermit Gosnell’s house of horrors, even as the abortionist stood trial for murder in recent weeks. A near blackout of coverage in “mainstream” media — amid a storm of horrified attention on social media — has shown those news outlets to be out of sync with the views of mainstream America.
No question this is a difficult topic. How much more troubling for the conscience of our nation, however, if we failed to discuss it.
Jennifer A. Marshall is director of the Heritage Foundation’s DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society, where Sarah Torre is a policy analyst. This article was distributed by MCT Information Services.
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