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Fetus vs. Baby
The Associated Press Stylebook, a preeminent reference guide for English grammar and journalistic principles and style—used by both educators and journalists—has chosen some eyebrow-raising guidelines for how reporters ought to address the topic of abortion in their reports. These guidelines show us, on a much more subtle level, how fiddling with words is fiddling with minds. Let's look at one specific example in detail: the difference between "unborn baby" and "fetus."
Posted in Education, Faith, Marriage/Family/Culture, next gen, Sanctity of Life, Sexuality Tagged Abortion, academia, Associated Press Stylebook, baby, embyro, fetus, G.K. Chesterton, journalism, pregnancy, Pro-Life, transgender, words Comments Off on Fetus vs. Baby