As the Republican Party considers keeping its ultra-strict anti-abortion plank in tact, at least two media outlets are making their displeasure known through similarly pointed imagery.
To protest the GOP's decision to stand by an anti-abortion plank that doesn't allow exceptions in cases of rape or incest, Newsweek has installed a "coat hanger cursor" on its Tumblr page, evoking the dark days of self-induced back-alley abortions.
While the plank is identical to the one adopted in 2008, its reaffirmation comes on the heels of public outcry over Rep. Todd Akin's (R-MO) controversial "legitimate rape" remarks, making the lack of an exception appear particularly out of touch.
UPDATE: Newsweek apparently made the decision to install a coat hanger cursor after being called out by comedian Rob Delaney for appearing to criticize Huff Post's alarmist imagery while concurrently running a "horrifying" cover piece by Niall Ferguson on the need to replace Barack Obama. Newsweek disagreed, and responded by replacing its mustache cursor with a coat hanger.