Newspapers Pull Doonesbury’s Abortion Comic Strip


A handful of newspapers say they won't run this week's "Doonesbury" comic strips because it uses graphic imagery and language to lampoon a Texas law requiring women to have an ultrasound before an abortion. Garry Trudeau, the Pulitzer-winning creator of the oft-controversial comic strip called the legal statute “rape” and said that if he ignored the abortion-law debate he would have been guilty of "comedy malpractice." Universal Press Syndicate is offering replacement "Doonesbury" strips … [Read more...]