Last month at the Democratic National Convention that nominated the first woman to head the ticket in a presidential election, the lobbying arm of Planned Parenthood set up a “virtual reality exhibit” to supposedly promote access to abortion services by providing what it calls a firsthand look at a visit to an abortion clinic.

People attending the convention could plug into headphones and watch a 7-minute video on high-tech goggles, to “experience” their version of “what it’s like to cross the line of anti-abortion protesters who stand outside abortion clinics to bully and intimidate patients and staff.”

Instead, some women’s groups are saying the film is anything but realistic.

The video uses computer-generated imagery to create a fictitious scene pitting pro-life advocates against a woman going into a Planned Parenthood office.

Penny Nance, is the president and CEO of Concerned Women for America challenged Planned Parenthood’s portrayal of pro-life protesters as aggressively hostile and intimidating, saying the emphasis is not on shaming women seeking abortions, but on making them aware of other options, such as adoption.

“Planned Parenthood’s virtual reality has little or nothing to do with reality.”

The president of the National Right to Life Committee, Carol Tobias, also commented on the “virtual reality” presentation, calling it “hypocrisy at its greatest.”

After hidden-camera videos exposing dubious practices and unethical, possibly illegal, conduct by Planned Parenthood officials and employees were released last year, the organization charged that the undercover videos were “heavily edited.”

“Why is America supposed to accept this simulated video, shown at the Democrat convention, but not the real video exposing Planned Parenthood for the callous, hard-hearted people they are?” Tobias said.

As Hillary Clinton and her Democrat supporters celebrated the unrestricted ability to terminate a life at will, Tobias, Nance and other women, more concerned with the dignity and worth of human life, were speaking out.

“That is reality, not virtual, not simulated, and not edited.”

 

 

 

Send this to friend