False Media Religious Narrative Strikes Again


(NRO) – The media often report “culture war” public controversies as fights over religion rather than rational debates over what is proper public policy. A few examples include the ongoing struggle over legalizing assisted suicide, the embryonic stem cell and human cloning debates, and the Terri Schiavo case.

Now, in the Daily Beast, columnist Ann Neumann does it again column in a piece about ongoing controversy over Jahi McMath, declared brain dead more than two years ago in California. For example, in recounting the Terri Schiavo controversy, Neumann writes that Terri’s family “considered her severely disabled” because they are “devout Catholics.” CONTINUE