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Not surprisingly, the 2015 MTV VMAs gives an award for videos with a social message. Also, not surprising was the speech from presenters Jussie Smollett and Serayah from Fox’s Empire, who took the two biggest liberal hashtags of the year and let us know that they would continue to repeat them over and over until they become truth: >>This past year has been one of epic highs and stunning lows. >> We rejoice in the victory of gay marriage. We've mourned the victims of senseless violence and we fought for inequality and justice. >> We know the #blacklivesmatter and love... continue reading
The retail store is right on target to fight gender stereotypes – according to the media, that is. On Friday, Target announced that it would “phase out gender-based signage” by not advertising differences between boys’ and girls’ items, including toys and bedding. From The Washington Post to Upworthy, writers praised the “exciting move” that bashes “harmful” “gender stereotyping” and connected the decision to “awareness of the transgender community.” In an online statement , Target stressed, “[W]e never want guests or their families to feel frustrated or limited by the way things are presented.” The retail giant went on to express... continue reading
Editor's Note: MRC Culture Intern Andrew Miller contributed to this report. Sen. Ted Cruz is calling out the “passionately pro-abortion media” for “hiding” videos exposing Planned Parenthood. On Tuesday, July 28th, Students for Life of America hosted more than 60 #WomenBetrayed rallies across the country to protest Planned Parenthood selling the body parts of aborted babies . Despite the high temperatures, hundreds showed up for the Washington, D.C. rally, which featured several presidential candidates as speakers, including Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). During the event, MRC Culture asked Sen. Cruz if the the media and journalists have done enough to cover... continue reading
What’s more important: Planned Parenthood aborting babies and selling the body parts or a cancer charity defunding the abortion giant? The broadcast networks think money is more important – especially if it goes to an organization they support. In the first week of coverage, the three broadcast networks spent 9 minutes and 11 seconds on the Center for Medical Progress’ (CMP) video campaign exposing Planned Parenthood’s harvesting of aborted baby parts. In contrast, ABC, NBC and CBS lavished 31 minutes and 11 seconds on the 2012 Susan G. Komen controversy, in the week after the cancer charity temporarily decided to... continue reading
"Lone Survivor" Marcus Luttrell is leading the charge of veterans who are tired of politically correct anti-gun, anti-uniform policies at military facilities. After Department of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter approved the decision to have recruiters not wear their military uniforms, Luttrell took to Facebook to criticise the decision. “I have to tell y'all I laughed out loud, if anyone thinks for one second a Marine is gonna take his uniform off because he cares about his safety or is scared of some shitbag walking in off the street and trying this again,” Luttrell wrote on Facebook July 20 in response... continue reading
MTV wants white kids to feel bad about being white – and the media love it. The network launched a campaign called “ Look Different ” which teaches kids to look at the way their “white privilege” and “cisgender” (hetero) privilege gives them advantages in life and blinds them to their own biases. The campaign consists of an interactive website , social media and a new documentary entitled White People, being released this Wednesday. White People is directed by openly gay Filipino director Jose Antonio Vargas , a pro-immigration activist who also happens to be a proud illegal immigrant ... continue reading
One abortionist has a special connection to God, according to Dr. Willie Parker. Parker, a Mississippi abortionist and former medical director for Planned Parenthood, announced “Why I Stand With Dr. Deborah Nucatola” in a July 18 piece for Cosmo. In it, he attacked the “ sting video ” that showed the Planned Parenthood executive casually talking about trafficking aborted babies’ body parts. With his “Christian” perspective, Parker drew a “strong parallel” between Nucatola and “the trial week of Jesus” before His crucifixion. In the middle of his Cosmo commentary, Parker applied his “Christian religious understanding” to criticism of Nucatola after... continue reading
If anyone is a media darling, it’s Michelle Obama. Less than 7 years into her husband’s presidency, Obama has boasted roughly 50 more media appearances than Laura Bush did in 8 years. The First Lady receives compliments on everything from her dancing to her workout regime to her graduation speeches . Yet, Mrs. Obama is probably best known for her campaign against childhood obesity. One of her programs, the annual “Healthy Lunchtime Challenge,” encourages grade-school children to submit a healthy recipe to the competition. This year, 54 winners chosen from over 1,000 entrants were invited to the White House for... continue reading
Planned Parenthood thinks it can put a price on a baby: $30 to $100 per part. An undercover investigative video released July 14 showed a Planned Parenthood executive confess that her taxpayer-funded organization sells the body parts of aborted babies by using the partial-birth abortion procedure to ensure the baby parts stay intact. Pro-life leaders challenged the abortion giant after the Center for Medical Progress , a citizen journalist group focused on medical ethics, caught the scene on camera. In the video, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood’s Senior Director of Medical Services, met with investigators posing as buyers and representatives... continue reading
County clerks across the country are resigning after the June 29 Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage. Just a few days after the monumental ruling, an entire county clerk office in Tennessee resigned. Decatur County Clerk Gwen Pope and both of her deputy assistants, Sharon Bell and Mickey Butler, resigned, saying the order clashed with their religious beliefs. All three were long-time employees of the clerk’s office. Pope told The Jackson Sun they didn’t want to make the news . "It's kind of sort of like you don't want to draw attention to yourself for any reason," she said... continue reading