Albuquerque Wages Fierce Abortion Battle

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 07:38 AM

By Dr. Alveda C. King

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Womb babies are under siege and until legal abortion ends, we must continue to rescue them, fighting one battle at a time while increasing the frontline attacks to end the scourge.

Firefighters rescue people from burning buildings sometimes in droves and sometimes one at a time. A life saved is a life saved. The same is true for the abortion war. A victory for the fetal pain bill in Albuquerque, N.M., which bans abortions after 20 weeks, is critical because if the ban is passed, more babies would be rescued from abortion.

Science teaches us that by 20 weeks, unborn babies hear and respond to their mothers’ voices. They also feel the excruciating pain of the abortionist's instruments as their small hearts are pierced or their fragile bodies are torn apart. Late abortion after 20 weeks not only kills the life of a pain-capable unborn child, it also wounds the mother.

While all abortions pose physical and psychological risks for the mother, medical risks from these brutal late abortions are markedly increased — and even include risk of death. I stand with the people of Albuquerque who are seeking to ensure that the law reflects society's will to protect the innocent out of compassion both for the mother and the child.

Dr. Alveda C. King grew up in the civil rights movement led by her uncle, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She is a pastoral associate and director of African-American outreach for Priests for Life and Gospel of Life Ministries. Her family home in Birmingham, Ala., was bombed, as was her father’s church office in Louisville, Ky. Alveda herself was jailed during the open housing movement. Read more reports from Dr. Alveda C. King — Click Here Now.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Let's Honor Outstanding Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Friday, 12 Dec 2014 10:10 AM

May God bless the 2014 winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. Both are to be commende . . .

Blacks Must Take Responsibility

Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 09:02 AM

Unapologetically: If your son is robbing stores then you have to be prepared for anything. I’m not saying that robbers,  . . .

Let's Honor Garner and Brown

Friday, 05 Dec 2014 11:22 AM

Eric Garner died in New York when a police officer put Garner in a chokehold during an arrest. The grand jury voted not  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved