‘Written by Wendy Davis’: AP can’t contain bias in Texas abortion law headline

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http://twitter.com/#!/BigRed0078/status/357892774642724864

This morning, Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed the bill restricting late-term abortions and requiring abortion clinics to meet hospital-level standards into law. But the ostensibly objective Associated Press had its own take on the news:

http://twitter.com/#!/AP/status/357877525201944576

Twitterers couldn’t help but detect just a hint of bias:

https://twitter.com/JDtheBard/status/357878967186894849

http://twitter.com/#!/TTom13/status/357885672679415808

 https://twitter.com/ThePantau/status/357879320548614145

 https://twitter.com/RBPundit/status/357879538090389506

http://twitter.com/#!/texasraley/status/357881474160148481
http://twitter.com/#!/bradcundiff/status/357881986649559041

It certainly reads like a press release from Davis’ office.

What is it that the AP finds so disturbing? Is it the more sanitary medical conditions? The lives that will be saved?

http://twitter.com/#!/ClassicEric/status/357884396621139968
http://twitter.com/#!/ProLifePolitics/status/357881669132361728
http://twitter.com/#!/between2worlds/status/357886759113199616

At least that would have been a more honest interpretation of the law. Come on, AP.

http://twitter.com/#!/kylecarlson/status/357888754482036737

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/07/18/written-by-wendy-davis-ap-cant-contain-its-bias-in-texas-abortion-law-headline/

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