There is an abortion every 26 seconds in America, and in recent years, statistics show the black and Hispanic populations taking the hit. In New York City, for example, more black babies are now aborted than born. Is this by design? Are black babies being targeted for abortion?
TODAY’S GUEST is an author, ordained Baptist minister, and once went to jail for standing on a public sidewalk outside an abortion clinic with a sign saying, “God loves you and your baby. Let us help you.”
Walter Hoye is President and Founder of Issues4Life Foundation, Founder of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of CA, a core member of the National Black Pro-Life Coalition, and Board Member of The Morning Center (providing maternity care for women in urban areas).
The Issues4life Foundation targets and works directly with Black American leaders nationwide to strengthen their stand against abortion on demand, and resolve the questions surrounding the bioethical issues that impact our humanity. We are committed to protecting both the civil and human rights of the child in the womb by recognizing the inherent dignity and unalienable rights of all members of the human family, so that in law and in practice every life is valued.
Walter Hoye went to jail in Oakland, CA, for standing on a public sidewalk outside an abortion clinic in Oakland, CA with a sign saying, “God loves you and your baby. Let us help you.” His story is recorded in the book, Black and Pro-Life in America: The Incarceration and Exoneration of Walter B. Hoye II.
“Walter embodies the Martin Luther King, Jr. legacy, standing up for the least of these, the vulnerable mothers and their babies.” — Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Bible on LIFE (just a few examples):
Then the king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and the other was named Puah; 16 and he said, “When you are helping the Hebrew women to give birth and see them upon the birthstool, if it is a son, then you shall put him to death; but if it is a daughter, then she shall live.” 17 But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded them, but let the boys live. 18 So the king of Egypt called for the midwives and said to them, “Why have you done this thing, and let the boys live?” 19 The midwives said to Pharaoh, “Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women; for they are vigorous and give birth before the midwife can get to them.” 20 So God was good to the midwives; Exodus 1:15-20
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,
And before you were born I consecrated you; Jeremiah 1:5
For You formed my inward parts;
You wove me in my mother’s womb.
14 I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
Wonderful are Your works,
And my soul knows it very well.
15 My frame was not hidden from You,
When I was made in secret,
And skillfully wrought in the depths of the earth;
16 Your eyes have seen my unformed substance;
And in Your book were all written
The days that were ordained for me,
When as yet there was not one of them. Psalm 139:13-16
Margaret Sanger Quotes: In a 1939 letter to an ally: “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population.” Which is exactly what she set out and succeeded in doing.
The achievement of racial health, Sanger believed, was contingent upon eliminating the unfit: “Before eugenists and others who are laboring for racial betterment can succeed, they must first clear the way for Birth Control. Like the advocates of Birth Control, the eugenists, for instance, are seeking to assist the race toward the elimination of the unfit. Both are seeking a single end.”
“The most merciful thing that the large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.” – Woman and the New Race, Chapter 5, “The Wickedness of Creating Large Families.” (1920)
“I accepted an invitation to talk to the women’s branch of the Ku Klux Klan… I was escorted to the platform, was introduced, and began to speak…In the end, through simple illustrations I believed I had accomplished my purpose. A dozen invitations to speak to similar groups were proffered.” – Margaret Sanger, An Autobiography, published in 1938, p. 366
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