Chuck Todd is worried about ‘government-mandated pregnancy’

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In this Nov. 17, 2019 photo released by NBC, Moderator Chuck Todd appears on "Meet the Press" in Washington. A special “Meet the Press” episode on disinformation in politics is scheduled for Dec. 29. Marty Baron, executive editors of The Washington Post, and Dean Baquet, of The New York Times, are scheduled to be interviewed. (William B. Plowman/NBC via AP) (William B. Plowman/NBC via AP)

Chuck Todd is worried about ‘government-mandated pregnancy’

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In their efforts to defend an abortion regime with no restrictions and funded by taxpayers, pro-abortion activists make pregnancy sound like an untreatable disease that can strike women completely unexpectedly.

That is how NBC’s Chuck Todd sounded in an interview with former Vice President Mike Pence. When talking about abortion, Todd asked Pence if he supported “government-mandated pregnancy.” “Are you comfortable with the idea of essentially government-mandated pregnancy?” Todd asked. “Somebody doesn’t want this child, doesn’t want this pregnancy to go through. You’re now advocating a law that essentially the government is ordering you to go through with this pregnancy.”


What? Who has the government mandated to get pregnant? This is an absurd talking point. Sure, abortion activists have adopted the world of The Handmaid’s Tale as the symbol for their protests, but we live in the real world, not a mediocre book and television series. The government is not mandating people to get pregnant, nor is Pence advocating that.

Of course, Todd knows this. But in order to protect and promote unfettered abortion access through all nine months of pregnancy, Todd is forcing himself to sound like an unhinged activist. They can’t acknowledge that abortion is a procedure that only exists to end a human life, or that nearly 99% of women who get abortions got pregnant because they chose to have sex. No, Todd must pretend pregnancy is uncontrollable and unpredictable or “mandated” by the government because he must strip any personal responsibility from the discussion.

Just like the nonsense you hear from Democratic politicians or media figures about “forced birth,” “government-mandated pregnancy” is another nonsense term designed to drown the abortion debate in activist-speak rather than discuss what abortion is and what it does. Todd does not want the discussion to focus on the ending of human life, or on the heartbeat an unborn child has at six weeks of gestation, or on the vacuum that abortionists use to remove the dead baby parts after an abortion.


Democrats and establishment journalists (but I repeat myself) cannot talk about abortion honestly because it exposes that their stance of fully taxpayer-funded abortion with no restrictions is extreme. This rhetoric is only going to become more desperate and more ridiculous now that voters can actually have a say on abortion policies again.

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