Tuesday, March 25, 2008

"Abortion is the Darfur of the African-American community. "

Our good friend, Preacher Walter Hoye, shepherd of the Progressive Missionary Baptist Church of Berkeley, is in the news today.

That's Preacher Hoye on the right with the Reverend Clenard Childress at the 2008 Walk for Life West Coast.

Here's the story:

Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- A leading African-American pro-life advocate says Barack Obama and other black leaders must confront the phenomenon of black women having abortions at significantly higher rates than their white counterparts. Instead of advocating more abortions, the leader says Obama and others should promote alternatives.

"With an estimated 1,900 black babies being aborted every day, African-American leaders must do the math, understand the impact of abortion on the African-American community," Hoye concluded.

Go here to read the full article.

Photo courtesy James McKenzie.

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