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Madsen’s bias taints article

This is written in response to the article “There’s a syndrome that needs attention, statistics PASS is a kind of PTSD, but follows abortion,” Sue Lani Madsen, Jan. 12.

Sue Lani Madsen, no one – and I do mean no one – is “pro-abortion.”

Your attempt to present information about post-abortion stress syndrome (PASS) might have been helpful to those who suffer, but was tainted in the second paragraph by your use of the term “pro-abortion lobby” and the “leftist” reference.

I’m guessing that some women who are pro-choice suffer many of the same painful symptoms of PASS and could benefit from knowing that there is non-judgmental help out there. Your use of those terms, a judgment in itself, likely discouraged them from even reading the rest of the article.

Perhaps the judgment was your point. If so, shame on you for trying to disguise it as something good.

Lisa Lasswell


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