Priests for Life - News
News Home

Pro-life News Sources

Priests for Life Press Releases

Priests for Life News Archive

Sources for Local, National, and International Pro-Life News and Commentary
Pro-Life Action
League News Page

Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM)
Society for the Protection of Unborn Children
Pro-life Radio News
Life-Talk (Life Dynamics)
Pro-life Perspective (National Right to Life)  
America Will Not Reject Abortion Until America
Sees Abortion

Prayer Campaign

Take Action

Social Networking

Rachel's Vineyard,
A Ministry of Priests For Life

Silent No More Awareness Campaign, A Project
of Priests For Life

Clergy Resources


Dr. Alveda King to Appear at Capitol Hill Health Care Reform Press Conference


Priests for Life




Contact:  Margaret, 888-735-3448, ext. 251

Date: August 17, 2009

Who - Dr. Alveda King, Priests for Life Director of African American Outreach
and niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.;

Day Gardner, President, National Black Pro-Life Union;

Kristen Day, Executive Director, Democrats for Life;

Bishop Harry Jackson, Senior Pastor, Hope Christian Church, and Founder, High Impact Leadership Coalition;

Donna J. Harrison, M.D., President, American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists;

Pastor Dean Nelson, Executive Director, Network of Politically Active Christians.

What – Press conference, “Black Leaders on Capitol Hill: Let’s Define the Dream – Genocide is not Health Care”

When – Tuesday, August 18, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

Where – National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW

Following visits to Congressional offices, Dr. Alveda King and the above principals will hold a press conference to discuss three key points:

- Abortion is not health care;

- In the Beloved Community envisioned by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., equal justice means that young people in the womb are not terminated and old people in ill health are not denied care because of their age; and

- Now is the time for Democrats and Republicans to come together to stand for compassionate care for all Americans, joining the chorus of “Free At Last” as proclaimed in Dr. King’s “ I Have A Dream” speech.

Priests for Life is the nation's largest Catholic pro-life organization dedicated to ending abortion and euthanasia. For more information, visit

Help us spread the word. Share this with your social network.

Priests for Life
PO Box 236695 • Cocoa, FL 32923
Tel. 321-500-1000, Toll Free 888-735-3448 •