African-American Pro-Life Leaders Say Black Lives Matter, So They’re Protesting Abortion (2015)

‘Bloody Sunday’ is a moment forever etched in the history of the civil rights movement in America. What should have been a peaceful march for the rights of blacks to vote without hindrance became a gruesome scene of police brutality on display. The images of police battering protestors on Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama gave the world a picture of the high price people would pay for human rights. With the widespread popularity of the Oscar-winning film Selma, those key events in this small Alabama town have become all the more iconic in our culture. On June 19 and 20, 2015, pro-life leaders from across the country will gather in Selma, Alabama to march over Edmund Pettus Bridge in protest of the greatest injustice facing black Americans today. Catherine Davis, President of the Restoration Project, is leading efforts to bring national attention to the harmful activity of Central Alabama Women’s Clinic. Run by abortion doctor Samuel G. Lett, the site is operating illegally as an abortion shop. Under section 420-5-1-.01 (e) of Alabama regulations, medical facilities that do more than nine abortions per month must be licensed as an abortion facility. According to news reports, an investigation by Life Legal Defense Foundation, CEC for Life and Operation Rescue revealed through documented phone calls that the Central Alabama Women’s Clinic is doing more abortions than the law allows for a medical facility. Statistics show that black women have the highest abortion rates of any race in our country. Sadly, as in the case of infamous abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, they are the ones that fall victim to the worst...