Oh no: Canadian theater chain will lose woman’s business if it exhibits ‘Unplanned’

Stay with us, because after an earlier post Saturday on a Starbucks barista asking police to leave the café because they and their guns were making a patron feel unsafe, we thought we’d balance things out with a business doing something the right way, much as Hill Country BBQ did by asking that its guests to be respectful and polite to each other, no matter how badly triggered one might be by that guy in the MAGA hat minding his own business.

As Twitchy reported, “Unplanned,” the movie about one of the youngest Planned Parenthood directors in the United States who resigned and became a pro-life activist after being asked to assist in an abortion at thirteen weeks’ gestation, was released in March (and was quickly labeled “Drama/Propaganda” by Google).

Now the movie is set to open in 24 Canadian theaters, so outrage by the pro-abortion crowd is ginning up again, but this time maple syrup-flavored.

Note The Toronto Star’s helpful reporting that critics panned it (shocker!) and many called it propaganda. Note also the obligatory “controversial” label attached — one that would never be reflexively applied to a pro-choice film.

The Star reports:

But the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada calls it “a dangerous piece of anti-abortion propaganda” containing “vicious falsehoods.”

“It preaches an absolutist and extreme case against abortion that has nothing to do with reality,” the ARCC said in a statement.

“Because of the film’s demonization of abortion providers, ARCC fears the movie could incite fanatics to commit acts of harassment or violence against clinics or doctors.”

First, we’d be willing to bet no one at the ARCC has actually seen it, and second, at least one theater in Alberta will have security on hand after it “had a lot of threats” over screening the film.

“This movie should only be shown in church basements.” Wonder if she actually saw “Unplanned” (or even a church basement) before deciding where it should be screened.

OK, bye.

Good answer.

It’s almost as though the pro-abortion crowd doesn’t want people to even have the choice to see a movie about a woman who became pro-life after seeing Planned Parenthood from the inside.


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