'Doonesbury' comic wades into Texas ultrasound controversy

Rick Moran
The comic strip is a liberal icon and occassionally skewers Democrats. But there are apparently several newspapers who won't be carrying the "live" stip next week due to its commentary on the Texas ultrasound law. I asked around and was told that the Oregonian and Dallas Morning News are among the papers that have discussed pulling the strips. (I've left messages with editors at both newspapers to see what they've decided.) UPDATE: "We thought the strips were over the line for the comics pages and won't be running them," says Oregonian features editor JoLene Krawczak. "We'll tell readers where they can read them online." [...] Here's what's in the strips: Monday: Young woman arrives for her pre-termination sonogram, is told to take a seat in the shaming room, a middle-aged male state legislator will be right with her. Tuesday: He asks her if this is her first visit to the center, she replies no, that she's been using the contraceptive services for some time. He says, "I...(Read Full Post)

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