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flyers for Feb16th rally

flyers for feb 16th rally protesting Bush's decision to funds for family planning. Please place in with related news.
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Changing the tone 12.Feb.2001 10:06

Emma G

I appreciate the idea of the rally and the effort put into the flyers. But don't those flyers just perpetuate the concept of abortion as murder? Don't we want to change how people view abortion (rather than just affecting the law)?

The top flyer explicitly mentions murder. And then the bottom one uses the word "abort" as though it's a destructive act. I thought "abort" just meant that a process is brought to an end -- a pregnancy, not a life. Similarly, I'd support the ending the Bush term in the White House, but wouldn't use the word "abort" about Bush as a person. Y'know?

advice 13.Feb.2001 11:58

allen atimm@pacifier.com

Oops I should have included my email-- I would certainly apreciate any comments and also specific advice
on how to word posters. I helped to created the top flyer and the rational behind the wording was the women are murdered (clothes hanger abortions) by one of Bush's first decisions of cuts to family planning. It can certainly be interpreted an number of ways!!
The shotgun in Bush's hands seemed to me to make the meaning clear.

Please get back with me, who wrote the above, and help out with further actions (there will be ongoing rallys). I need the advice and you seem to have an understanding of how to aproach media.