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Silent No More: A Major Crisis in the African-American Community
The National Black Catholic Congress ^ | 12.03.03 | Rev. John J. Raphael, SSJ

Posted on 12/03/2003 8:08:43 PM PST by Coleus

Silent No More: A Major Crisis in the African-American Community
By Rev. John J. Raphael, SSJ
Roman Catholic Chaplain
Howard University, Washington, DC

Silent No More : Abortion A Major Crisis in the African-American CommunityDo you know what the leading cause of death in the African American Community since 1973 is? Think about it for a minute. Is it heart disease-2,266,789 deaths since 1973, cancer-1,638,350, or accidents-370,723? Is it AIDS-203,695, or violent crimes-306, 313? There is one possibility that is often overlooked. It happens 1452 times a day in our community. It has taken over 13 million Black lives within the last 30 years. It has taken 1/3 of our present population. What is it? ABORTION!

Don't believe it? Well, you don't have to, but you would be a fool not to because the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided the tragic statistics. According to the CDC, since 1973, the year of the Supreme Court Decision Roe vs. Wade, 13 million (13,000,000) African American lives have been lost to abortion. The CDC reports that of the approximately 4000 abortions that are performed daily in the United States, 1452 of them are performed on African American women and their pre-born children. This means that although African Americans represent only 12% of the population of the United States, they account for 35% of the abortions performed in this country.

A Crisis in Civic Leadership

What is so amazingly alarming about these statistics is not only the staggering number of African American deaths that are legally sanctioned, but the relative apathy of the overall African American population to this slaughter-when is the last time you were at a Pro-Life Rally-and, even worse, the active promotion and support of legalized abortion and the extension of so-called reproductive or abortion "rights" by the overwhelming majority of African American politicians and civil rights leaders.

Currently in Congress every member of the Congressional Black Caucus identifies him or herself as pro-choice. Because of the peculiar mix of race and politics in America in general, and especially in Washington, DC, on the political level Respect for Life concerns and legislation have by and large been cast as a one party issue. The result is that today there are no African American voices raised in defense of the unborn in our nation's federal legislative branch.

The same folks who profess to fight for the interests of African Americans in health care, educational and employment opportunities, voter representation, affirmative action and all those other areas of civic life for which early civil rights pioneers fought so hard, have abandoned the cause of justice in reference to respect for the lives of innocent and defenseless pre-born African-Americans. They have sided with those who use the Supreme Court decision Roe vs. Wade to deny a whole class of persons the right to exist.

The irony here is especially tragic since the Constitution of the United States sanctioned slavery and the "3/5ths clause" which relegated Africans in America to the status of chattel slavery. It was the Supreme Court that continued to support this same Constitutional "de-personalization" and the consequent second class status of people of African descent through two infamous decisions, namely Dred Scott, which upheld the fugitive slave law, and Plessy vs. Ferguson, which affirmed the Jim Crow system of segregation in the south. The famed decision mandating the dismantling of segregation "with all deliberate speed" in Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka, KS (the case argued by the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall) was a significant reversal of the Court's hitherto support of less than equal protection under the law for persons of African descent in America.
Silent No More (Continued)

This abandonment by major Black leaders of the newest unprotected class, the pre-born, was made painfully clear in January of this year when Reverend Al Sharpton, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency of the United States, addressed the NARAL (National Abortion Rights Action League) Pro-Choice America Dinner in Washington, DC. After proudly announcing that he had just crossed the picket line of pro-life protesters using his now famous line "it is time for the Christian Right to meet the right Christians," Sharpton went on to defend his vociferous support of legalized abortion. He said:

I trust the decisions of women because it is a human right that Roe vs. Wade decided on. This is not about abortion, this is about human rights, this is about human dignity, this is about women having their say-so over their own body and over how they will decide to proceed with their life, and if America is to be America, we must protect women's right to choose for themselves.

It is hard to follow the logic of the above statement, after all, this debate, this crisis, is about abortion and the human dignity of a pre-born life, it is about the body of a woman and also about the body of her child that will be dismembered and thrown away as if it were trash without even the benefit a decent burial. What one does learn from Sharpton's further remarks is that, for him, the legal sanction to destroy a pre-born baby is a civil "right" just as the other rights Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others fought for. He illustrates this by linking the fight to establish Dr. King's birthday as a national holiday with the fight to preserve legalized abortion on demand today. This is how Sharpton phrased it:

But let's not forget, we didn't get Dr. King's birthday because someone donated it, we had to march, we had to petition, we had to fight, we had to lobby to get that birthday, and in the end it was a great victory because even in the deep South, where he was castigated, where he was denounced, yesterday federal buildings were closed in honor of his day. We must have the same determination to keep fighting. Remember how we got Roe vs. Wade in the first place. Some of us may have to roll up our sleeves, but it does not matter, we cannot let them roll back the clock.

Note in particular the use of the words we, us, and them. Who is being designated by these terms? Is the pro-abortion "community," or is the African-American community being designated by the terms we or us? Has he linked the two groups inseparably? Are those who support the unborn person's right to live being designated by the term them? If the defenders of unborn lives are them, then Sharpton's is a particularly perverted understanding of civil rights. However, this speech is a classic example of the rhetoric employed by many national African-American political and social leaders in support of a practice that is the cause of the greatest number of African-American deaths in this country.
Silent No More (Continued) continue with the article on the website, it's 10 pages long......

I have not spoken about the resources already available such as Project Gabriel which gives real and meaningful assistance to pregnant women, and Project Rachel which offers essential counseling services to post-abortive women. I have not spoken about the particular need to have active and committed Black Catholic participation in the work of L.E.A.R.N. (Life Education And Resource Network), the most effective and faithful African-American Respect for Life network, (www.blackgenocide.org).

All these elements and more form the content of the conversation we must begin and continue to have at every level. The ball has been dropped, but we must pick up that ball so that all God's children might have life and have it more abundantly!

If anyone is interested in or in need of prenatal/postnatal care please visit Project Gabriel's website at: http://www.gabrielproject.com/ for more information.

If anyone is interested in or in need of post-abortive counseling services, please visit Project Rachel's website at: http://www.hopeafterabortion.com/ for more information.

By Rev. John J. Raphael, SSJ
Roman Catholic Chaplain
Howard University, Washington, DC



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1 posted on 12/03/2003 8:08:45 PM PST by Coleus
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To: Coleus
I've decided that the best way to end abortion in this country is to mount a campaign to outlaw it for everyone except black women. Watch how quickly the Congressional Black Caucus jumps on board the pro-life bandwagon once the eugenic aspect of it becomes too blatant to ignore.

2 posted on 12/03/2003 8:12:46 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Alberta -- the TRUE North strong and free.)
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To: 2ndMostConservativeBrdMember; afraidfortherepublic; Alas; al_c; american colleen; annalex; ...
Black Catholics for Life

African,Abortion Awareness Month in the Black Community,

3 posted on 12/03/2003 8:14:48 PM PST by Coleus (Only half the patients who go into an abortion clinic come out alive.)
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To: Coleus
Thanks for the ping!
4 posted on 12/03/2003 8:15:52 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: Coleus
"Margaret Sanger's Eugenic Plan for Black Americans"

You hit that nail right on the head. Needs far more exposure to demonstrate just who is the REAL master on the plantation.
6 posted on 12/03/2003 8:18:56 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth (DEFUND NPR & PBS - THE AMERICAN PRAVDA)
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To: Coleus
I've been saying this to people for a long time - if you look at government statistics, it is startling. Approx 40% of African American pregnancies end in abortion.

The next time you are in a debate with a white woman about abortion, make sure you say that abortion is a racist tool used by white women against minorities and cite the statistic.

Remember, that liberals always find racism in the quota numbers without regard to actual cause of those numbers (that is, they would look at the race numbers at a law school and immediately conclude racism based few minorities, when it could just be based on supply of qualified applicants).
that rationale cannot, therefore, deny that abortion is a racist policy.

7 posted on 12/03/2003 8:19:38 PM PST by Julliardsux
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To: Alberta's Child
I've decided that the best way to end abortion in this country is to mount a campaign to outlaw it for everyone except black women.

We on the Right have tried for years to inform minorities, blacks first and foremost, that this is nothing less than a self-induced genocide. In exchange for our care for life, including (and I would posit especially) theirs, we get called narrow-minded and sexist (and "racist" tossed in because we are, well, conservative).

They kill themselves before birth, then after birth. Thank God that Condi and Colin survived their rush to the sea. Maybe they will see that the biggest killer of blacks is NOW and the Demoncrat Party.

If we were the racists they say we are, we would encourage and support and subsidize abortions. I wonder if any DU lurkers are ready for the fact we love the "colored" (their term, NOT MINE) community much more than they do!

8 posted on 12/03/2003 8:19:59 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Peace through Strength)
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To: STD
You are a stupid, racist pig.
9 posted on 12/03/2003 8:20:09 PM PST by Julliardsux
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To: Coleus; Salem
Question: How many Americans have been murdered by abortionists over the past twenty-five years?

Answer: Over TWENTY MILLION!

Question: What economic impact does a void of TWENTY MILLION workers have on the American tax base?

Answer: Look South. Mexican immigrants are replacing the murdered American workers and being allowed to do so to make up for the BILLIONS OF DOLLARS in LOST tax revenue.

Why?

Answer: Somebody has to pay for the baby boomer's SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT (yes the very same ones who murdered over TWENTY MILLION of their children).

10 posted on 12/03/2003 8:21:23 PM PST by Happy2BMe (2004 - Who WILL the TERRORISTS vote for? - - Not George W. Bush, THAT'S for sure!)
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To: Alberta's Child
Margaret Sanger founded Planned Parenthood and was an absolute flaming racist. She created abortion clinics for the express purpose in eliminating the inferior black race and other undesirable (in her sick evil mind) minorities.

It is laughable to see how the leftists tell her story, like reading old Soviet propaganda describing the kindness of Stalin.

11 posted on 12/03/2003 8:22:16 PM PST by FormerACLUmember (A person is only as big as the dream they dare to live.)
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To: Happy2BMe
Question: How many Americans have been murdered by abortionists over the past twenty-five years? Answer: Over TWENTY MILLION! Question: What economic impact does a void of TWENTY MILLION workers have on the American tax base? Answer: Look South. Mexican immigrants are replacing the murdered American workers and being allowed to do so to make up for the BILLIONS OF DOLLARS in LOST tax revenue. Why? Answer: Somebody has to pay for the baby boomer's SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT (yes the very same ones who murdered over TWENTY MILLION of their children).

absolutely true!

12 posted on 12/03/2003 8:23:47 PM PST by FormerACLUmember (A person is only as big as the dream they dare to live.)
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To: rdb3; Khepera; elwoodp; MAKnight; condolinda; mafree; Trueblackman; FRlurker; Teacher317; ...
Black conservative ping

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Extra warning: this is a high-volume ping list.

13 posted on 12/03/2003 8:24:20 PM PST by mhking
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To: Alberta's Child
Issues for the Black community;
1. School choice for inner city children(vouchers)

2. Social Security which a black man pays his entire working career and collects very little.(hint private accounts can be passed on to heirs.)(average live expectancy 65 for black men)

3. Abortion the #1 killer of African Americans.


how much longer are you going to stay on the plantation?
14 posted on 12/03/2003 8:26:09 PM PST by CPT Clay (57 in '04)
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To: Coleus
Excellent article on the Silent Holocaust that is abortion.
15 posted on 12/03/2003 8:26:21 PM PST by Palladin (Proud to be a FReeper!)
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To: Julliardsux
Interesting that you did not say he was also incorrect.
16 posted on 12/03/2003 8:30:45 PM PST by John Beresford Tipton
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To: STD
How is that?
17 posted on 12/03/2003 8:34:33 PM PST by cyborg (mutt-american)
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To: Palladin
This is from the CDC:
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5109a1.htm#top

"[T]he abortion ratio for black women (529 per 1,000 live births) was 3.0 times the ratio for white women (177 per 1,000 live births). Additionally, the abortion ratio for women of other races (367 per 1,000 live births) was 2.1 times the ratio for white women. The abortion rate for black women (31 per 1,000 women) was 3.0 times the rate for white women (10 per 1,000 women). The abortion rate for women of other races (26 per 1,000 women) was 2.5 times the rate for white women."

For every 1000 african americans born, 529 are aborted. Let that sink in.

This is racist - white women believe that it is better for these african american children to be aborted to cut down on economic plight of inner cities.

18 posted on 12/03/2003 8:36:20 PM PST by Julliardsux
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To: John Beresford Tipton
I am pretty sure that: (a) calling STD a stupid, racist pig based on that ignorent statement implies that is because he is incorrect - pointing out a truth is not racist per se; and (b) it was a quick-type response, not a dissertation.

Conservatives need to attack racism like crazy, since we carry a heavier burden in convincing people we are not, since we oppose affirmative action, reparations, and Jesse Jackson.
19 posted on 12/03/2003 8:39:25 PM PST by Julliardsux
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To: Julliardsux
*ignorent*
20 posted on 12/03/2003 8:41:26 PM PST by John Beresford Tipton
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To: John Beresford Tipton
yes, pointing out my misspeling really undercuts the substance of what I said.

Very perswaysive.
21 posted on 12/03/2003 8:43:02 PM PST by Julliardsux
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To: John Beresford Tipton
The typo-counter move?!?

Boy, that's a weak response to a thorough bitch slapping!

22 posted on 12/03/2003 8:45:54 PM PST by dead (I used to believe in a lot of things. All of it! Now I believe only in dynamite.)
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To: Coleus
bump...thanks for the post.
23 posted on 12/03/2003 8:47:55 PM PST by Lady Eileen
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To: John Beresford Tipton
And by the way, JBT, here is your post from December 3, 2003:

"This is just so much horse sh*t. Last week a whole passel of illegals, a/k/a/ wetbacks, were camped out on Congress' door with their "demands". And what did Ridge et al. do about it?
Nada

Question: If when they are in your capitol city, poking their fingers in your eye, you don't ship 'em back, why should we believe you intend to go traipsing across the desert looking for 'em?"

So, JBT, not surprising a racist pig like yourself jumps to the defense of the comment made by STD. I hope you get the clap and it stings a lot.
24 posted on 12/03/2003 8:48:16 PM PST by Julliardsux
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To: Julliardsux
By the way, white people get the clap more often than minorities, JBT...
25 posted on 12/03/2003 8:50:36 PM PST by Julliardsux
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To: STD
"STUPIDITY is the leading cause of death in the black community!"

I am offended by your comment. I am black, pro-life and certainly not stupid!
26 posted on 12/03/2003 8:55:20 PM PST by ClarenceThomasfan
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To: CPT Clay
Excellent list. Thanks.

1. School choice for inner city children(vouchers)

2. Social Security which a black man pays his entire working career and collects very little.(hint private accounts can be passed on to heirs.)(average live expectancy 65 for black men)

3. Abortion the #1 killer of African Americans. how much longer are you going to stay on the plantation?

27 posted on 12/03/2003 9:03:13 PM PST by GOPJ
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To: ClarenceThomasfan
Oh but you're the EXCEPTION (volcanic plumes of sarcasm)
28 posted on 12/03/2003 9:04:00 PM PST by cyborg (mutt-american)
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To: Coleus
"The irony here is especially tragic since the Constitution of the United States sanctioned slavery and the "3/5ths clause" which relegated Africans in America to the status of chattel slavery."

There is no doubt that slavery was sanctioned. It clearly was. But mentioning that old chestnut about the 3/5ths clause only destroys the author's credibility for those who know what the 3/5ths clause was about.

The southern states wanted to count each slave as a full citizen. The northern states didn't want them counted at all, since that would increase the number of representatives that the southern states could send to Congress.

There was not even the glimmer of a thought in either the south or the north that the slaves would be allowed to vote, or would have any kind of representation in Congress. The 3/5ths clause was merely a compromise which allowed the south to have more representatives in Congress than they would have if only non-slaves were counted.

Since abolition started in the North, if you were a slave, which side would you want to have more representation in Congress? You would vote for slaves not being counted at all, since you wouldn't be represented anyway. In other words, the fewer representatives for the South the better. Of course, the issue was not ultimately decided in Congress, but in a war over states' rights.
29 posted on 12/03/2003 9:04:08 PM PST by Rocky
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To: Rocky
You've got your facts straight. Thanks.

Since abolition started in the North, if you were a slave, which side would you want to have more representation in Congress? You would vote for slaves not being counted at all, since you wouldn't be represented anyway. In other words, the fewer representatives for the South the better. Of course, the issue was not ultimately decided in Congress, but in a war over states' rights.

30 posted on 12/03/2003 9:07:25 PM PST by GOPJ
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To: Rocky
Neither side could give a crap about slaves. Just like politicans today, all they care about is their own power. All the more reason for every citizen to be their own person and be proactive in government (hopefully republican).
31 posted on 12/03/2003 9:09:17 PM PST by cyborg (mutt-american)
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To: Julliardsux
OK, that remark was merely lashing out, as the CDC indicates, white people statistically have less clap.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/dstd/Stats_Trends/1998Surveillance/98PPT/1 [link doesn't work here, but that is my source - it is a powerpoint on gonorrhea].

However, JBT and his relatives account for 85% of the cases of the clap in whites, or at least I sincerely hope.

Is it wrong to wish clap upon a racist? If so, I am a bad, bad man.
32 posted on 12/03/2003 9:16:09 PM PST by Julliardsux
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To: Coleus
Thanks for the post, but consider this excerpt...

This means that although African Americans represent only 12% of the population of the United States, they account for 35% of the abortions performed in this country...

If blacks (sorry to be un-PC) represent 12% of the population, clearly only about half that percentage is female and able to excercise the sacred leftist sacrament of abortion. That makes their representational percentage only about 6%, while their incidents of abortons remains more than a third of all performed.

33 posted on 12/03/2003 9:16:32 PM PST by Sgt_Schultze
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To: Coleus
I've always termed it "Socialism's Covert Racism".
34 posted on 12/03/2003 9:19:24 PM PST by MissAmericanPie
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To: cyborg
Bump.
35 posted on 12/03/2003 9:27:33 PM PST by wardaddy ("either the arabs are at your throat, or at your feet")
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To: Coleus
I see you have links to sites regarding the initial purposes of Planned Parenthood and the reasons why they wanted to legalize abortion....to rid the world of "undesirables"....blacks, Slavic people from Eastern Europe and the Irish.

But I find it incredible to read this misunderstanding in the article..... "3/5ths clause" which relegated Africans in America to the status of chattel slavery.

That "3/5ths clause" was fought for by Republicans to prevent the Southern Democrats from using their slaves to increase their representation in Congress. The Democrats planned to use the large number of blacks to boost their votes in Congress to demand that all new states admitted to the Union be admitted as slave states.

The 3/5ths law did not 'reduce' blacks to 'chattel slavery', they already were chattel slaves. The law DID reducE their owners' ability to increase their power in Congress.

I am thrilled that a black organization is speaking out against the yearly slaughter of black children prebirth. There has to be a committment along with that to encourage black women to marry before becoming pregnant, to support black parents to stay together to raise their babies. I'd be very happy for blacks to lead the nation back to sanity on this issue!

36 posted on 12/03/2003 9:28:16 PM PST by WaterDragon (GWB is The MAN!)
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To: Julliardsux
If so, I am a bad, bad man.

I don't think so, but you may be a bit "enthusiastic" in your self righteous condemnations of others. You blow the racist horn quite loudly and then turn right around and use it yourself...."whites and the clap"...totally unfounded. I would resist that siren call, though in my idealistic youth...I too was under the spell. It feels good to think of oneself as morally superior. I remember the feeling well, but if in doing so you allow yourself to use the same sterotypes and smears you accuse others of, are you really on the moral high road? A difficult balancing act, angry indignation at racist bogeymen behind every rock can be so taxing. God bless and Good Luck.

37 posted on 12/03/2003 9:35:45 PM PST by wardaddy ("either the arabs are at your throat, or at your feet")
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To: Julliardsux
You may find your stats here:
http://www.cdc.gov/std/
38 posted on 12/03/2003 9:37:31 PM PST by Coleus (Only half the patients who go into an abortion clinic come out alive.)
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To: Coleus
Evil Democrat plot to limit the number of people in their desired welfare state.... Nothing new here, just move along.
39 posted on 12/03/2003 9:42:26 PM PST by Jumper
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To: wardaddy
I would gleefully wish the clap of the worst, the most painful razorblade in the urethra, sort on all liberals.
40 posted on 12/03/2003 9:57:04 PM PST by cyborg (mutt-american)
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To: Sgt_Schultze
Only women of all races have abortions. So dividing the 12% in half doesn't seem to make any sense since the figures would have to also be halved for all races.
41 posted on 12/03/2003 9:58:34 PM PST by Question_Assumptions
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To: cyborg
As impossible as it may be to believe, I was spared anything of that sort in my journey to responsible adulthood. A miracle.

Liberals....I was thinking more along the lines of acute genital warts on their faces....make em easier to spot and all.

You first post on this one was fresh clarity...thanx! You are damned good at that at times. Just deftly cutting thru all the horsehockey.

You guys having a snowstorm?
42 posted on 12/03/2003 10:02:42 PM PST by wardaddy ("either the arabs are at your throat, or at your feet")
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To: Question_Assumptions
so you got past arithmetic?

show off. I'm jealous.

And you are correct!...bet you do good on that part of IQ tests.

;>)
43 posted on 12/03/2003 10:04:45 PM PST by wardaddy ("either the arabs are at your throat, or at your feet")
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To: Coleus
I'm sorry to say that I've run into whites, including some otherwise conservative whites, who consider the large number of black abortions a benfit, not a problem. Indeed, I was involved in one abortion debate here that was eventually pulled after the pro-choice person I was arguing with started talking about all the brown babies that are better off dead than living in squalor.

Conservatives do say a lot of things that are called racist but really aren't. But there are some conservatives that really are racists and I don't have much use for them, especially since some of the greatest conservative minds in the US today, including Thomas Sowell and Clarence Thomas, are black and we have people like Condi Rice that show us what skin color is no absolute barrier to success. Even blacks who don't consider themselves conservatives such as Keith Richberg and John McWhorter have made amazing contributions to the dialog about race and culture. The objective for conservatives must be to help blacks to use conservative principles to rise out of the cultural Hell that liberals have condemned them to.

44 posted on 12/03/2003 10:09:22 PM PST by Question_Assumptions
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To: wardaddy
Snow storm is on its way... BUT IT'S FREEZING!!!!!!

I am amazed I have any clarity this late at night.

It occured to me I haven't bashed liberals all week on FR. The midol must be working.
45 posted on 12/03/2003 10:11:25 PM PST by cyborg (mutt-american)
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To: wardaddy
I figured that mentioning that women aren't precisely half and that the actual percentage may vary for race (given the high fatality rate for young black men) would be too much trouble...
46 posted on 12/03/2003 10:12:00 PM PST by Question_Assumptions
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To: Question_Assumptions
Only women of all races have abortions. So dividing the 12% in half doesn't seem to make any sense since the figures would have to also be halved for all races.

False. We know that the population of those experiencing abortions is comprised entirely of wom(y)n - its composition has already been halved. The 12% number used to represent the percentage of blacks in the entire population of Americans, includes both men and women.

If blacks are experiencing 35% of all abortions performed in the US, then only female blacks (6% of the total population) are so cursed.

47 posted on 12/03/2003 10:15:52 PM PST by Sgt_Schultze
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To: cyborg
LOL....I know on good authority and from seeing it in my own dope cabinet here at the house that Bextra is wonderful should Midol fall short.

*any woman trying to concieve should not take it.
48 posted on 12/03/2003 10:19:06 PM PST by wardaddy ("either the arabs are at your throat, or at your feet")
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To: Sgt_Schultze; Question_Assumptions
If blacks are experiencing 35% of all abortions performed in the US, then only female blacks (6% of the total population) are so cursed.

I dunno Q/A, you guys are confusing me.

49 posted on 12/03/2003 10:20:46 PM PST by wardaddy ("either the arabs are at your throat, or at your feet")
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To: wardaddy
I'm confused too. I do know that my local Planned Parenthood is sandwiched between my neighborhood (which has a lot of black people in it) and Hofstra University, home of the Abercrombie and Fitch wannabes. Back in the day, a lot of the black girls weren't getting abortions but a lot of the white girls from school were getting them as fast as PP could do them. Last time I passed by PP, it was looking pretty run down so I'd say hardly ANYONE is going there.
50 posted on 12/03/2003 10:27:05 PM PST by cyborg (mutt-american)
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