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Month: July 2010

Article from The Birmingham News

Article from The Birmingham News

Anti-abortion rally launches “Pro-Life Freedom Ride” Invoking the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement, anti-abortion clergy members and their supporters gathered tonight at the BJCC to embark on a “Pro-Life Freedom Ride.” The group, Priests For Life, plans to hold a prayer vigil Saturday morning at Birmingham’s Planned Parenthood before departing for Atlanta, where they will hold a service at King’s tomb. King’s niece, Alveda King, is the director of African-American outreach for Priests for…

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First Pro-Life Freedom Ride Events This Weekend

First Pro-Life Freedom Ride Events This Weekend

Birmingham, AL – The nation’s first Pro-Life Freedom Ride for the Unborn launches tomorrow, to start with a rally/concert in Birmingham tonight and conclude with a prayer service at the tomb of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Atlanta Saturday afternoon. Dr. Alveda King, Director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life, will lead the Freedom Ride along with other civil rights activists, clergy, and the Priests for Life pastoral team. “The pro-life movement is the civil rights movement,”…

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Race Puzzle Solutions emerge in the Sherrod Controversy says Dr. Alveda King

Race Puzzle Solutions emerge in the Sherrod Controversy says Dr. Alveda King

Atlanta, GA – Citing current squabbles and controversies surrounding issues of race and racism in America, Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said: “This is all like a puzzle or a chess game. You have players like liberal Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Cynthia Tucker slamming conservative columnist Andrew Breitbart’s effort to point to racism in the liberal camp. Fox News and CNN news are battling over who is racist and who isn’t. The NAACP is slamming the…

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Perception vs. Reality

Perception vs. Reality

Recent federal statistics show that 37% of African-American pregnancies end in abortion (compared to 19% of all pregnancies). Yet in national polling that Priests for Life commissioned among African Americans, 41% surveyed believed that Black women obtain fewer abortions than women of other races. When they were made aware of the actual statistics, most of them said this was reason for concern. And they did not feel their religious leaders were making as much of an issue of this as…

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Pro-Abortion Groups Protesting Freedom Rides

Pro-Abortion Groups Protesting Freedom Rides

Washington, DC – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, announced today that various pro-abortion groups in the Atlanta area are protesting the Freedom Rides, which will arrive in Atlanta on Saturday to pray at the tomb of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “These groups accuse us of lying and distorting historical facts,” Fr. Frank said, “but the Freedom Rides intend to show the nation the truth about abortion. Abortionist Martin Haskell has said under oath, describing the…

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Spread the Word

Spread the Word

In time for the pro-life Freedom Rides, Priests for Life has done professional research about the Black community and abortion. We found that Pregnancy Centers were little known, yet widely embraced among Blacks, who were nearly ten times as likely to have a positive view than a negative view of the centers. But they still don’t know about the locations, accessibility, and services of these centers. It is no surprise that the abortion industry always tries to discredit these centers….

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This Weekend’s Pro-Life Freedom Ride Moved into High Gear

This Weekend’s Pro-Life Freedom Ride Moved into High Gear

Birmingham, AL – As civil rights and pro-life activists gather for this weekend’s launch of the first Pro-Life Freedom Ride, new survey results show that raised awareness about abortion could have a profound impact among African Americans. “Friday’s Birmingham rally and Saturday’s Pro-Life Freedom Ride are about spreading the message that an entire group of Americans, the unborn, is being denied the most fundamental civil right, the right to live,” said Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life….

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A word for today

A word for today

A Word for Today In 1 Chronicles 24:5 The various tasks that had to be performed in the work for the House of the Lord had to be done by famous people and high officials along with all the people assembled there. So, there was a lottery or a coin toss, so that the higher ups wouldn’t take the most preferred tasks and leave what they didn’t want to do to others. In other words, all were expected to work…

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