The pro-life billboards declare “Black Preborn Lives Matter” and Students for Life of America, Students for Life Action, the Frederick Douglass Foundation, and Human Coalition Action are leading the awareness campaign.
“Planned Parenthood aborts 360 Blacks every day,” the billboards state. “Help us.” According to the pro-life organizations, the billboards are located in Philadelphia, Detroit, Phoenix, Atlanta and Charlotte. They expect to add more in other cities in the coming weeks. The Rev. Dean Nelson, chairman of The Frederick Douglass Foundation and executive director of Human Coalition Action, said they want to challenge Planned Parenthood “to own up to their racist past, particularly its founder, Margaret Sanger,” One News Now reports. “She wrote in a letter to Clarence Gamble in 1939 exclaiming that ‘we don’t want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,’” Nelson told the news outlet. “In addition, we’re challenging Planned Parenthood to own up to their racist present, because we know that they still target minority populations, as it has been well documented by several organizations … that nearly 80 percent of their surgical abortion facilities are within walking distance of Black and Latino neighborhoods.” REACH PRO-LIFE PEOPLE WORLDWIDE! Advertise with LifeNews to reach hundreds of thousands of pro-life readers every week. Contact us today. Earlier this week, more than 120 prominent Black leaders signed a letter to Planned Parenthood CEO Alexis McGill Johnson urging her to “confront the systemic racism of America’s abortion practices and to publicly renounce the racist legacy of your founder, Margaret Sanger.” While abortions harm families of every race and culture, they disproportionately harm Black families. As the letter noted, statistics show that […]
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God knew us before we were born and even before He made us.
“Truly children are a gift from the Lord; the fruit of the womb is a reward” (Psalm 127:3)
“You knit me in my mother’s womb . . . nor was my frame unknown to you when I was made in secret” (Psalm 139:13,15)
“You have been my guide since I was first formed . . . from my mother’s womb you are my God” (Psalm 22:10-11).
“God… from my mother’s womb had set me apart and called me through his grace” (St. Paul to the Galatians 1:15)
“Thou shalt not kill” (Exodus 20:13, Deuteronomy 5:17)
“Do unto others as you would have them do to you” (Matthew 7:12)
“I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full” (John 10:10).
“Which ones?” he inquired. Jesus replied, “You shall not murder, you shall not commit adultery, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony.” (Matthew 19:18)
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you.” (Jeremiah 1:5)