NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, and Dr. Alveda King, Director of African-American Outreach, issued the following statement today to support Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wisconsin) after he was criticized by the Congressional Black Caucus for statements he made about abortion in the African-American community
“We commend Congressman Sean Duffy for pointing out the obvious, namely, that far too many African-American leaders are ignoring the devastating impact abortion is having on black lives. Death by forceps or bullets is death all the same.
Alveda’s uncle, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., said, ‘History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.”
Father Pavone and Dr. King commented: “The silence of the Congressional Black Caucus in defending unborn African-American lives truly is disturbing. How many deaths will it take for its members to defend our community – the human community, born and unborn?
“Congressman Duffy spoke the truth in love. If members of the Congressional Black Caucus or any other persons are offended by the truth, they need to examine themselves, not criticize the messenger.”
Dr. King has been addressing the issue of the silence of not just the Congressional Black Caucus but many prominent Black leaders over the disheartening and disproportionate rates of abortion among the Black community most notably in another open letter in July of 2015 amid the Planned Parenthood controversy over the selling of baby body parts.
In related matters, Dr. King addressed the issue of gun violence and abortion in an open letter to President Obama, and Father Pavone commended Iowa Rep. Steve King for his decision to leave his seat empty for the unborn during the State of the Union address on Tuesday.
Dear CBC, I am writing to you today because my heart is heavy over the deafening silence coming from you regarding a recent video that has gone viral exposing Planned Parenthood’s practice of harvesting and selling aborted babies’ body parts.
If they or anyone else had been exposed for harvesting and selling animal body parts, there would be such an outrage from the left and right. “Save the whales! Save the dolphins! Save the doggies and cats!” people would declare. But for some reason it seems to be okay to chop up the unborn babies and harvest their body parts.
It’s been a week since the video that shocked a nation was released and not a word from the CBC.
CBC, I ask you, “Are you so beholding to the abortion lobby that you are totally paralyzed and unable to garner the necessary will to denounce their behavior?”
The National Black Prolife Coalition of which I am a founding member has addressed you before challenging your support of the abortion industry that targets Blacks; those you profess to be protecting and fighting for. You never responded.
But I thought surely this current gruesome behavior on the part of PPH would be the catalyst for change. I thought to myself, “Surely, now the CBC will yank their support of an industry that is involved in the illegal harvesting and selling of body parts of aborted babies. But yet we hear nothing. Your silence is defeating.
My mother Naomi King and I visited the new Center for Civil and Human Rights Museum in Atlanta. There among the treasured artifacts we read “Secrets of Married Happiness,” Uncle MLK’s handwritten sermon about holy matrimony.
There were many displays throughout the museum, not just about MLK. Yet, like your position of silence, there is nothing there about the helpless mothers and babies who are victims of the abortion mills of our times. Their plight screams of human injustice and human trafficking at their work. Yet you remain silent.
I became suspicious of the motivation behind PPH awards and grants while investigating the so called MLK acceptance speech for the PPH Maggie Award. My Uncle MLK didn’t write the speech, didn’t attend the ceremony, didn’t believe that abortion was a civil right. Like Mrs. Laura Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush, Mrs. Coretta Scott King was prochoice in favor of a woman’s right to choose abortion. She accepted the Maggie Award instead of her husband.
During her lifetime, in her own words, Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger said:
While the colored Negroes have great respect for white doctors, they can get closer to their own members and more or less lay their cards on the table… They do not do this with white people and if we can train the Negro doctor at the clinic, he can go among them with enthusiasm and…knowledge, which…will have far-reaching results among the colored people…The minister’s work is also important and he should be trained, perhaps by the Federation as to our ideals and the goal that we hope to reach. We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members.”
Yes, Sanger and her Federation targeted and sometimes paid Black leaders – doctors, preachers, lawyers, teachers – with grants and scholarships – to convince them to join her. Does this sound like love and compassion?
Matthew 6:24 says, “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”
Well, CBC, you cannot serve both Planned Parenthood and your constituents. By serving Planned Parenthood you are not only hating the other or despising the other but your position is helping to kill our people.
It’s not too late to put your constituents first, where they belong. Get behind; no take the lead in the investigations of Planned Parenthood. Take the lead in calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood. It time to stand up for truth.
Organizations like the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Peoples’ Agenda, Girl Scouts, possibly the Boy Scouts and now the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), and individuals like Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Jesse Jackson, and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are taking gifts, donations, and incentives from Planned Parenthood and other anti-life and anti-natural family organizations.
My grandfather Dr. Martin Luther King used to call this form of wandering from truth “nibbling sweet grass” with a little sheep wandering from his pasture into the temptations offered across the fence. The little sheep started nibbling a little bit until he swallowed the whole lot and caboodle and ended up with a noose around his neck.
This is what’s happening to people who take money from PPH. The organizations that want to promote sexual promiscuity, immorality, abortions, and non-procreative marital unions are following Margaret Sanger’s lead when she said that the undesirable people are like human weeds, she counted in that category the very poor, the African Americans and the disabled. The survival of the fittest was her premise. She said that to weed out the population you use an educational approach and you cultivate spokespersons from those communities, the African American community for example.
With the help of these organization and individuals, Margaret Sanger’s eugenics plan of exterminating the Black community is coming to fruition. First, it was birth control and The Birth Control League and now it’s abortion and Planned Parenthood.
That’s what’s going on now with the black journalists. A lot of their advertising money for their organization comes from Planned Parenthood. And to make matters worse, a large portion of the money that they spread around is our tax dollars given to them by our government.
By the way, my uncle Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. didn’t drink the Kool-Aid, he was pro-life. Let’s help our organization get back on the pro-life track too!
Another woman and baby dead by legal abortion and African American and other religious prolife leaders are outraged as the NAACP, The Congressional Black Caucus, many in the Christian and political community and others remain silent on the Reproductive Genocide issue.
“The death count keeps rising. Why aren’t our highly visible “leaders” protesting?” asks Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life and post-abortive spokeswoman for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign.
“It has happened again. Another mother has been killed by so-called ‘safe and legal’ abortion,” said Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life. “It happens constantly, in fact, but the abortion industry usually succeeds in covering it up. And even when they don’t, the rest of us succeed in keeping it relatively quiet. Late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart began an abortion procedure a few days ago on a woman who was about 33 weeks pregnant. These abortions are legal, and he performs them at his killing center in Germantown, MD. Yesterday, she developed complications. The abortionist could not be reached. She was taken to the emergency room by private vehicle, and she died,” Pavone explained.
“Women of all ages, shapes, sizes and ethnicities are dying by abortion,” added King who cited the recent death by abortion of Tonya Reaves in Chicago. “My great-great grandfather , Dr. Adam Daniel Williams, a pastor original NAACP founder would be appalled to know that mothers and children are being denied liberty and life at the hands of the abortion/contraceptives industry. We must RECALL ABORTION now.”
Day Gardner, founder of the National Black Pro-Life Union laments, “This recent death adds to the chilling reports of reproductive genocide in America. why is the NAACP silent… again? As a child, I thought the NAACP to be a super hero organization; an organization that would fight racism down to its very core — and like a super hero — it would always stand for truth and justice…fighting boldly for civil rights and freedom for all black people.”
“Apparently, there was some fine print in there that said — except for those children who are too small to defend themselves — we will allow their civil rights to be violated,” said Gardner.
“What bothers me most is the NAACP is very quick to recognize racism everywhere else except the one place that truly affects all of us. Black women and their unborn children are targeted by the abortion industry while the NAACP looks the other way,” Gardner concluded.
It would seem that the National Black Prolife Coalition is striking a serious nerve and a serious chord in their efforts to expose the blatant Reproductive Genocide Movement in America. When Ryan Bomberger posted an add calling out the National Association for the Abortion of Colored People on his websites, the NAACP squealed real loud, even going to the point of calling their attorneys to apply scare tactics to charge Ryan to back down. The NAACP was also shocked by the aggressive prayer protest hosted by Dr. Johnny Hunter, Pastor Stephen Broden, Rev. Walter Hoye, and other Black leaders of the National Black Prolife Coalition who appeared with local leaders at the February 1, 2013 NAACP Image Awards to demand that the NAACP break ties with the abortion and contraceptives industry, headed up by Planned Parenthood, America’s largest abortion provider. The leaders also demanded that the NAACP break ties with the homosexual marriage campaign and return to those values that are life affirming for colored people.
“There really is a National Alliance, Campaign or Association for the Abortion of Colored People. This force to be reckoned with includes Planned Parenthood, the NAACP, The Congressional Black Caucus, the abortion supporting political powers that be, and unfortunately the Christian pastors of America who for the most part are watching this debacle play out from the sidelines,” said Alveda King.
“Since 1973, over 55 million babies have been legally aborted – which means slaughtered or killed – in America. Black babies make up nearly one third of the deaths, which is Reproductive Genocide in that the living African American population in America is estimated to be around 13%. Add to these startling figures the deaths and serious injuries of women who are victims of the supposedly “safe, legal and rare” abortions and harmful, invasive contraceptives that the Alliance for the Abortion of Colored People want to keep ramming down our throats while they keep laughing at us all the way to the bank, filling their coffers at the expense of the blood shed by our babies and our women.
“Enough is enough already! Too many babies are dead; too many women are hurt, suffering or dead by acts of abortion. If people really want to advance colored people, they will help the least of these rediscover the lost values that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke of during his lifetime. They will help colored people and all people discover purpose in life. They will help people find jobs, and finish their education. They will recall abortion. They will own up to the duplicities that they attempt to cover up with deceptive ad campaigns that promise to help us when all the time they keep killing us.
“Pray that the voices against this injustice will increase, will grow stronger, and that America will wake up before it is too late,” King concluded.
Challenge the NAACP and other leaders who are betraying the Black Community
CALL FOR A NATIONAL YEAR OF REPENTANCE, REMEMBERING, RECALLING, RETURNING, REVIVAL, RESTORING AND REFORMING!
“IF MY PEOPLE WHO ARE CALLED BY MY NAME (GOD) WILL HUMBLE THEMSELVES AND PRAY AND TURN FROM THEIR WICKED WAYS AND SEEK MY FACE, THEN WILL I HEAR FROM HEAVEN AND FORGIVE THEIR SINS AND HEAL THEIR LAND.” 2 Chronicles 7:14
Calling all churches and community activists to protest the leadership of the National NAACP and other community leaders including the CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS, THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, and THE ADMINISTRATION for failure to represent the health and wellbeing of the Black community.
This year people of God in churches and community groups will be praying and fasting regarding sin based issues ranging from abortion, traditional marriage, destruction of the black family and the extraordinarily high incarceration rate of black men.
Too many are silent in the face of betrayal and loss. Some are IN BED WITH big money organizations and corporations whose aim is to NEGATIVELY impact the physical and spiritual health of Black America, including the PUSHING of alcohol, cigarettes, dangerous pharmaceuticals, abortion, etc. They have FAILED to address high unemployment in Black America, the high rate of incarceration of Black males, the high school dropouts, the extraordinarily high number and rate of abortions in the Black community, and the lack of marriage among mothers and fathers.
People in high seats of authority know the truth and are refusing to act on it. They are supporting:
The racist agenda of Planned Parenthood
The reproductive genocide of over 20 million Black children
The violation of the civil rights of children in the womb
The dismantling of Holy Matrimony
The promotion of homosexual marriage
They know that Black Women are dying from abortions and
Harmful DEPO (Depo- Provera) shots and are doing NOTHING ABOUT IT.
THEY ARE PROMOTING A FALSE GOSPEL WHICH IS DEADLY TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY AND TO OUR NATION AS A WHOLE. LET US RETURN TO BEING “ONE NATION UNDER GOD, BROTHERS AND SISTERS UNITED IN THE HUMAN RACE, TO ADVANCE THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST, AND TO EMBARCE HUMANITY IN AGAPE LOVE, REPENTANCE, FORGIVENESS AND HUMILITY.
This interesting article came across my desk this week. Another prospective . . . FYI
By Todd Beamon
President Barack Obama is losing favor among many African-Americans because “the fact that you have a first black president is kind of wearing thin,” consultant Clarence V. McKee told Newsmax.TV in an exclusive interview.
“They’re realizing that because he’s got a black skin, that doesn’t do anything to help the green color of their money in their pockets,” McKee, a lawyer, government relations consultant, and president of McKee Communications Inc. in Coral Gables, Fla., said. “Blacks are realizing that the Messiah or ‘black Jesus,’ as David Axelrod called him — does not have necessarily a halo over his head to help them economically.
“You’ve got a 14 percent black unemployment rate, 12 percent Hispanic unemployment rate. If you get into the kids and the young people, it’s up to 50 percent. Net worth of blacks and the middle class is being destroyed, black business people being hurt.
“So the fact that you have a first black president is kind of wearing thin because it’s not so much that he was the first black president, the fact is that he’s black and a liberal. A black conservative gets clobbered by the black liberal establishment. Whether it’s Herman Cain, Condi Rice — and so it’s not that he’s just black, he’s a black liberal. We have a lot of opposition to that from the NAACP, who are trying to prop him up.”
McKee said Republicans should focus on issues and themes: “As George W. Bush had said, ‘the soft bigotry of low expectations.’ Nixon and Reagan all had a theme, whether it be family or whether it be neighborhood revitalization. Republicans — in the last eight, nine months — I haven’t heard a thing like that. They’ve got to key in on issues.”
While Mitt Romney has hired Tara Wall — a former journalist, Republican National Committee senior adviser, George W. Bush appointee to handle outreach to African-Americans — “You’ve got to let people know you care about them,” McKee said.
He cited an example from the Mississippi primaries in March: “Charles Evers, the brother of the slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers, was so upset at how the Republican candidates did not pay any attention to the black vote that the last that I heard, he was going to resign from the Mississippi Republican Executive Committee.
“You cannot come in four weeks before a key election, say, ‘Blacks: Vote for me,’ when you haven’t been there in the last five to six years. So you’ve got to go in and show that you care about people. You have to ask for their vote and then have issues that relate to them.
“That’s the key thing, that they actually show an interest. But if you totally ignore people, they say, Why should we?”
The GOP must court African-American voters, McKee said.
“If the present situation continues — and by 2042 or 2050, the Census Bureau says we’re going to have a majority-minority country — and if the Republican Party continues to be a basically white party, and the Democratic Party continues to be a brown-and-black and female party, you’re getting very close to the old post-South Africa apartheid-type of black party, white party [system] — and that’s not good.
“You’re going to have a growing racialization of a political process. That’s not helpful for anybody.
“So the Republican Party has to get out and get black and brown votes. The Democratic Party, if it wants to survive, is going to have to get some white folks and white males — otherwise, you’re going to have these two parties drifting further and further apart. The growing racialization of the parties.”
But this wooing must be strategic, McKee said: “Generally speaking, if you look at the Southern primaries recently, the Republican black vote was no more than 3 percent . . . but in Alabama, Mississippi, you have the highest black populations — we were only getting 2 percent of the black vote.
“That shows that the Republican Party has a lot to do to get the black vote — and not just the black vote, black independents, and black Republicans.
“Don’t even try to go after the masses of black votes. If you look at the key elections when Republicans took the White House — Reagan, Reagan-Bush, George W., and Bush 41 — consistently, there was about 8½ to 11 percent black vote. Consistently. And about 31 percent Hispanic vote.
“Now, in this upcoming election, Republicans are going to have to get that lousy 4 to 5 percent vote they got up to 8 or 9 or 10 percent — and the Hispanic vote up to 30 percent.”
And, echoing former presidential candidate Cain, McKee said both parties are taking advantage of African-Americans.
“Blacks are the only voter group in this country that go to the political poker table,” McKee said, referring to elections. “And the dealer deals the cards. And what do the blacks do? ‘Here’s my hope card’ — therefore you know where they’re going to vote. Irish, women, Hispanics, you don’t know where they’re going. That’s why everyone is going for them.
“So the Republicans say: Why should I waste my money when they’re not going to vote for me anyway? I can put more resources elsewhere — and that’s what a lot of Republicans think. Democrats say, We don’t have to worry about those folks. They’re going to vote for us anyway.”
Citing such rising black Republicans as Fla. Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, Rep. Timothy Eugene “Tim” Scott in South Carolina, Fla. Rep. Allen B. West and Utah Mayor Mia Love — who is challenging longtime Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson — McKee sees a bigger role for African-Americans in the GOP’s future. He said: “What the problem is, if you look at television and you look at the newspapers, who do you see? Black democrats. The [Congressional] Black Caucus, the NAACP — all of these groups.
“The only voice that blacks are hearing, politically, are from black Democrats who now have a vested interest in the Democratic Party establishment. So they get black people’s votes and white liberal money to stay in office forever. They’re almost like federal judges: It’s a lifetime appointment, until you start getting some more conservative blacks running against them.
“But the Republican Party has to support Republican candidates. Interesting [as] this is, you don’t see any black-elected officials being elected by white democratic constituencies . . . We haven’t promoted ourselves enough.
“We have to groom candidates, so Allen’s a good example. And you know why he’s good? Because the black caucus and the liberals attack him constantly. They’re scared to death of black conservatives.”
McKee acknowledged that blacks are often criticized because they are Republican. He said, “I’m used to it. I know that.” This creates a “silent black majority,” he added.
“In New York City one time, somebody saw me on CSPAN . . . and he said, ‘I don’t agree with you, brother, but you really made some good points.’ I’m talking about a silent black majority. They’re not going to tell everybody, I’m voting for a Republican.
“But we just want them to go into the booth — whether they’re Democrat, independent or what — and vote. They’re not going to tell anybody. That’s why some of these exit polls are skewed; they’re kind of wrong.
“But they have to preach the message. It will resonate quietly.”
Article originally posted in NEWSMAX on Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Clarence V. McKee’s Perspective: There is a major war going on. Not the one in Afghanistan — the one here to stop the number one killer of blacks — abortion.
On one side the well-funded Goliath army of pro-abortion advocates — Planned Parenthood, the ACLU, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and scores of others. On the other, the small but growing army of black pro-life organizations.
The black pro-life movement is making its voice heard in black communities. For example, the Radiance Foundation’s “Black Children Are an Endangered Species” and TooManyAborted.com campaigns inform black women of the perils of being captured by the “abortion army.”
They have gotten the opposition’s attention. What’s the message?
Black pro-life groups estimate that, since Roe v. Wade, abortion has killed between 13-15 million black infants — more than all other causes of black deaths combined.
Rev. Johnny Hunter of The Life Education and Resource Network (L.E.A.R.N.) said: “We’re losing our people at the rate of 1,452 a day. That’s just pure genocide.” Dr. Alveda King, director of African-American Outreach for Priests for Life, and niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has said: “Abortion is genocide . . . black Americans are being exterminated by the genocidal acts of abortion.”
The issue came to a boil during the recent debate on House Bill 3541 the “Prenatal Discrimination Act” (“PRENDA”) sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ). In its final form, the measure would have banned gender-based abortions.
It is not generally known, however, that Franks’ original language also banned abortions based on race or color. It also had a different title: “The Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglas Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011” named after women’s rights and anti-slavery advocate Susan B. Anthony and former slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglas.
The abortion lobby launched a massive assault claiming the bill was an attempt to limit abortion access for women of color and their right to privacy in violation of Roe v. Wade; undermined the doctor-patient privilege; and, exacerbated healthcare disparities of women of color.
In typical “Neville Chamberlain” appeasement fashion, Republicans on the Judiciary Committee agreed to delete the Anthony-Douglas reference. Although the bill passed, all 13 Democrats — including the six black Members — still voted against it.
As final action on the bill approached — and notwithstanding Franks’ earlier statement that “nearly half of all black babies are aborted” — Republican leaders caved again and entered into a “Dred Scott” type compromise to remove the racial components, leaving only the gender-based ban.
One could argue that they sold out Franks, the Black pro-life movement and babies of color!
Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters “Americans find abortions based on gender pretty repulsive . . . That’s why it’s being brought to the floor.”
My question for the Speaker: ….?
Read more on
Newsmax.com: McKee: Growing Army of Black Pro-Lifers Targets Abortion and find out what I have to say on this subject.
Day Gardner, president of National Black Pro-Life Union, attended the briefing co-hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus.
As reported in a LifeNews article, “Before the briefing Gardner had thought the key to persuading black political leaders to the pro-life position was educating them on the devastation of abortion in their community.”
Much to her surprise they already know the facts and numbers but they just didn’t care.
The article also states, “Again, I was quite surprised at the information organizers so freely distributed. A lot of it was inside baseball intel they should not have wanted to get into the hands of pro-lifers. It only helps us know where we are meeting success and how to buffer their attacks.”
Click HERE to see some of the information they distributed.