Our Take on the “AKA Jane Roe” Documentary

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After the entire ERI staff watched the “AKA Jane Roe” documentary, we processed our thoughts together and in this nearly unedited discussion, Josh and Rachel offer their analysis of the film, including:

  • Why this story is relevant to pro-choice people and shouldn’t be brushed away by pro-life advocates.
  • A video editor’s take on whether the documentary was deceptively edited or merely biased.
  • Why getting paid speaking fees or through “benevolence gifts” doesn’t prove that your statements are entirely insincere.
  • How the labels “pro-life” and “pro-choice” are adding confusion to this particular discussion.
  • What we believe is the most plausible explanation for Norma McCorvey’s statements in the documentary.
  • Considering several alternative explanations and why they seem less plausible to us.
  • Responding to some of the other pro-life and pro-choice reactions to the documentary.
  • A few lessons that pro-life advocates should take from this situation.

“AKA Jane Roe” can now be seen on Hulu.

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