Tuesday, January 24, 2006

ABORTION DESTROYING THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Stunningly sad. "For every five African American women that get pregnant three will have abortions."
African American women make up 13.7 percent of the U.S. population of women of childbearing age, yet the abortion rate among Black women is three times higher than of white women. For every five African American women that get pregnant three will have abortions.

Parker explains that moral principles and freedom are often at odds with each other, as they are in the abortion debate. She says moral principles in opposition to slavery made Americans more free and the same can happen with regard to abortion.

"Americans know today that Roe v. Wade has pushed that envelope," Parker said. "We live daily with wholesale abuse of human life that devalues America and Americans. This loss of value and perspective has weakened us and made us less free."

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"Afro-American women have been victimized by the abortion industry for profit," Rev. Clenard Childress the director of LEARN, a black pro-life organization, explains. "Each day 1,452 Black infants are killed for profit and ... much of our current leadership are silent. Political alliances have caused us to 'sell out' our women and our children."

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"Black pastors and their congregants are waking up to the fact that the liberal agenda that they have been supporting all these years does not liberate but denigrates, dehumanizes, and enslaves," Parker said.

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