African-American Group Runs Ads Bashing Obama on Abortion in Missouri
by Steven Ertelt
October 30, 2008
Jefferson City, MO (LifeNews.com) — An African-American group is running a campaign during the final week of the elections in the battleground state of Missouri to show voters how Barack Obama is out of touch with the black community on abortion.
With little media attention paid to the issue, the Black Republican Political Action Committee says voters deserve to know where he stands.
The campaign will reach African American voters in Kansas City and St. Louis and includes a five-day cable television schedule and Christian radio ads. A direct mail piece will reach more than 55,000 African American households.
"Four out of every ten black children are aborted, but that’s just fine with Barack Obama," the group’s ad says. "Barack Obama called partial-birth abortion a legitimate procedure and opposed a bill protecting babies who survive abortions denying health care to infants who are dying on the table."
"Barack Obama — wrong for the black community and wrong for America," the 30-second spot concludes.
Edward Cousar, the director of the black Republican group, told LifeNews.com about the campaign.
"Missouri is a vitally important state in next Tuesday’s election," Cousar said. "Black voters across Missouri have a right to know where Barack Obama stands on cultural issues like abortion."
"Obama is the most liberal member of the United States Senate and rejects black values when it comes to our God given right to life," continued Cousar. "With nearly one of every two black children being aborted in America, the crisis is acute. We don’t need a President with a clear record in support of infanticide."
"We will continue to hold Mr. Obama accountable," Cousar said.
The advertising campaign was announced one day before Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Sarah Palin are scheduled to campaign in Missouri.
The Black Republican Political Action Committee is a group that "contributes to African American candidates who share the values of family and economic freedom that have made America the greatest country in the world" and the organization says it has 15,000 members nationwide.
To view the ad, visit https://www.blackrepublicans08.com
Sign Up for Free Pro-Life News From LifeNews.com
Daily Pro-Life News Report Twice-Weekly Pro-Life
News Report Receive a free daily email report from LifeNews.com with the latest pro-life news stories on abortion, euthanasia and stem cell research. Sign up here. Receive a free twice-weekly email report with the latest pro-life news headlines on abortion, euthanasia and stem cell research. Sign up here.