We’ve been told countless times that journalists are the bravest of brave firefighters. But when it comes to telling the truth about abortion, they aren’t nearly as courageous as we’ve been led to believe.

Remember Alyssa Milano’s new favorite super-sciencey term, “fetal pole cardiac activity”? Well, make way, because there’s a new don’t-call-it-a-heartbeat euphemism in town:

Good Lord.

It’s a term you use when your sense of morality is so warped that tie yourself into knots to avoid acknowledging an unborn baby’s humanity.