That’s what I was taught, growing up in Texas, in the sort of church community that bought out theatres for “The Passion of the Christ,” and that reiterated, in songs and in sermons, that God knit each of us together in our mother’s womb.
I don’t live near a community of those convictions and that size anymore: within a few weeks after the release of “Unplanned,” the closest theatres to my Brooklyn apartment that were showing the movie were on Long Island and in New Jersey.
Soon after that, all the tri-state-area showtimes disappeared.
Eventually, I found a shady bootleg of “Unplanned” on a streaming site that flashed ads for the Russian gambling service 1XBET.
The recent wave of legislation depends on the ability of its proponents to ignore the actual ramifications of these laws.
(How will Georgia deal with a pea-size “citizen” contained within an undocumented woman?
If feminism is all about equal rights, then where are her rights?
”Bratcher, who has mostly acted in Christian movies since her first lead role, in the religious romance “Princess Cut,” from 2015, added that she had recently learned that her own “life was spared on an abortion table.” She had become more anti-abortion since filming “Unplanned,” she explained.
this spring’s Christian niche-sensation movie “Unplanned,” which was released at the end of March, the actress Ashley Bratcher plays Abby Johnson, the former Planned Parenthood clinic director from Texas who became an anti-abortion activist.
(The movie is based on Johnson’s memoir of the same name.) “Unplanned” had a budget of six million dollars and has grossed three times that so far, despite its narrow release and its risky-for-the-faith-community R rating.