In an anthology of essays by African American pro-life activists, Reverend Walter Hoye compared the arguments used to support abortion to the arguments used to support slavery.
“In 1867, Buckner Payne, Publisher: “The Negro is not a human being.”
In 1984, Rabbi Wolfe: “A fetus is not a human being.”
In 1900, Professor Charles Carroll: “The Negro is… one of the lower animals.”
In 1985, Dr. Hart Peterson on fetal movement. Summarize that it was: “Like… a primitive animal that’s poked with a stick.”
In 1903, Dr. William English: “The Negro race is… a heritage of organic and psychic debris.”
In 1980 Dr. Mariti Kekomaki: “An aborted baby is just garbage… just refuse.”
Southerners during the time of slavery: The black slaves are property.
In 1986, attorney Lori Andrews, summed up the abortion argument with this statement, “People’s body parts [embryos] are their personal property.”
“Persons Not Property.” Reverend Walter Hoye Doctor Alveda King and Dr.La Verne Tolbert Life at All Costs: an Anthology of Voices from 21st-Century Black Pro-Life Leaders (Xlibris Corporation, 2012) Pages 48 – 49
Below: African-American baby aborted at 20 weeks. Abortion is legal at this time throughout the United States.
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