It’s easier to ignore an epidemic if you pretend it doesn’t exist. Human history is full of examples of people looking away as atrocities were carried out all around them. One of the most invisible injustices today is abortion. We don’t see the carnage on violence-soaked TV.
A lot has changed in the 150 years since the Emancipation Proclamation. Despite the rhetoric from many liberals mouths that “nothing has changed”, we have a president of mixed racial lineage in the White House.
*A speech adapted from this article was delivered at Live Action’s #MarchOnMedia rally outside of ABC News offices in DC on August 8th, 2013.
She wasn't wearing a hoodie, but was killed in the 'hood...Planned Parenthood. A young black woman was left to bleed to death for 5.5 hours. 911 was never called. Her unborn child, mutilated. Both intentionally killed by the world’s largest abortion chain.
Trayvon’s exploited and tragic death is not about race but about bolstering a false ideology and justifying misdirected violent behavior.
The Texas Senate is going for Round Two in an epic battle to pass legislation that reflects the will of the people. The ban on late-term abortions after 5 months has proven to be overwhelmingly supported by Americans (2 to 1 in latest uber-liberal Huffington Post national poll) and by a clear margin of women (50% to 44% according to the liberal National Journal poll).
The Congressional Budget Office, the allegedly non-partisan agency of Congress that assesses the financial impact of legislation, had added its two cents to the abortion debate. On June 18, 2013, the House successfully passed HR 1797, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.
Texas Senator Wendy Davis chose Life. She was a 19 year old single mom (briefly married then divorced) in financial dire straits. But she overcame her circumstances to prove that hard work, persistence, and embracing the life of her daughter didn’t keep her from achieving her dreams. Her life didn’t end. It flourished.