(The Blaze) Pro-life advocates were stunned to read a guide published by National Public Radio on how to properly use phrases while reporting on the abortion debate, and found it to be brazenly partisan.

The guidance cautioned reporters against describing the “fetal heartbeat” bills as referring to the heartbeat of a fetus — they instead say the heartbeat can be detected weeks before the embryo develops into a fetus.

The guidance objected to the terms “late term abortion” and “partial birth abortion,” and claimed those phrases had “ideological baggage” that implied the fetus was viable when the abortions were operated.

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