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Niece of Martin Luther King Jr. to Lead Prayer Vigil Outside Largest U.S. Abortion Centre
LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/18/08 | Jenna Murphy

Posted on 08/18/2008 4:11:18 PM PDT by wagglebee

DENVER, August 18, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - On August 25th, Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Auxiliary Bishop of Denver the Most Rev. James Conley and leaders of other Christian denominations will join Dr. Alveda C. King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Director of African American Outreach for the Gospel of Life Ministries for a peaceful prayer vigil in front of the new Planned Parenthood Clinic in Stapleton.

The "Light in the Darkness" vigil, organized by the Denver Archdiocese's Respect Life office and the Office of Black Catholics, will begin at 7:30pm in Martin Luther King Park (E.38th St.), one block from the Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains abortion clinic, and will end with a candlelight procession all around the perimeter of the new clinic.

The event will bring together Christian leaders from many denominations, including Pastor Ralph Beechum of House of Joy Miracle Deliverance Church who will offer prepared remarks, as well as Pastor Patrick L. Demmer, Jr. of Graham Memorial Community Church of God in Christ and Pastor Willard Johnson of Macedonia Baptist Church in Park Hill.

Colorado's Catholic bishops have been instrumental in the fight against Planned Parenthood ever since it was revealed late last year that Planned Parenthood had purchased land in Denver under a false name and was planning to build America's largest abortion mill under a shroud of secrecy.

Upon learning of Planned Parenthood's plans the bishops prepared a letter informing "all Catholics and people of good will" to "defend themselves and their beliefs against Planned Parenthood by every legal and ethical means at their disposal."

"Planned Parenthood calls itself pro-child, pro-woman, and pro-family. Yet it is an organization based on falsehoods about the human person, the family and community life," wrote the three bishops in November 2007.

According to their 2005-2006 annual report, Planned Parenthood abortionists performed 289,750 abortions across the United States in 2006 alone, which represents a nearly 10% percent increase since 2005.

Reiterating the message she delivered on Parliament Hill at Canada's most recent annual March for Life, King stated firmly that the pro-life movement represents those most affected by today's most pressing violation of human rights.

"The fight against abortion is a new frontier in the Civil Rights Movement," states Dr. King. "We are not following Martin's dream if we do not stand up for the voiceless."
 

To download a flier see: http://www.archden.org/images/RespectLifeOffice/proliferally.... For more information, please call the Respect Life Office of the Archdiocese of Denver (303)715-3205.

To Read Colorado Bishop's Statement:
http://www.archden.org/dcr//news.php?e=447&s=4&a=937...


For Related LifeSite Coverage:

Planned Parenthood Building Mega-Facilities in Houston, Denver and Massachusetts
http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2008/feb/08022207.html

Catholic Bishops of Colorado Denounce New Planned Parenthood Abortion Facility in Denver
http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2007/nov/07111501.html



TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; alvedaking; moralabsolutes; plannedparenthood; prayervigil; prolife
"The fight against abortion is a new frontier in the Civil Rights Movement," states Dr. King. "We are not following Martin's dream if we do not stand up for the voiceless."

Perfectly stated!

1 posted on 08/18/2008 4:11:18 PM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 08/18/2008 4:12:33 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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3 posted on 08/18/2008 4:13:03 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee
Thank God for Dr. Alveda King and those like her.
4 posted on 08/18/2008 4:13:58 PM PDT by pnh102 (Save America - Ban Ethanol Now!)
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To: wagglebee

Good for her!


5 posted on 08/18/2008 4:15:54 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: wagglebee; greyfoxx39; colorcountry; Pan_Yans Wife; MHGinTN; Colofornian; Elsie; FastCoyote; ...
I will make it a point to join Dr. King and her group in prayer.

I suspect many of my friends on this ping list will do likewise.

6 posted on 08/18/2008 4:16:51 PM PDT by Zakeet (Crime wouldn't pay if the government ran it)
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To: wagglebee
Certainly Dr. Alveda King does not vote for Democrats??? And the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was voted in both Houses of Congress 80% by Republicans and just barely 50% by Democrats.

I simply do not understand how black Americans can vote for the Democratic Party given the party's absolutely horrid history and the party's continued policy of slavery through welfare.

7 posted on 08/18/2008 4:18:58 PM PDT by avacado
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To: avacado

Not to mention the group most disproportionately murdered in abortions are black babies.


8 posted on 08/18/2008 4:20:41 PM PDT by Truthsearcher
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To: avacado

Dr. Alveda King is a conservative (and I believe registered Republican), she endorsed Sam Brownback for the GOP nomination this year.


9 posted on 08/18/2008 4:23:09 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

neice of, wife of, son of, another son of, Please understand what these people are about. money, honey. Don’t give me shiite about this. They CHARGE to go see their dad. They CHARGE for everything that has his name. They CHARGE..


10 posted on 08/18/2008 4:24:33 PM PDT by mirkwood
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To: wagglebee
"Dr. Alveda King is a conservative (and I believe registered Republican), she endorsed Sam Brownback for the GOP nomination this year."

Thanks for that info! That makes sense to me. I would imagine that this is not something that the liberal mainstream media would want people to know.

11 posted on 08/18/2008 4:26:36 PM PDT by avacado
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To: wagglebee
Thank you Dr. King.

TWfromTEXAS

born Jan 15, 1983 - MLK's birthday

adopted Feb 3, 1983

12 posted on 08/18/2008 4:27:38 PM PDT by TWfromTEXAS
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To: mirkwood; cgk; cpforlife.org; Coleus; narses; 8mmMauser; Mr. Silverback; MHGinTN
neice of, wife of, son of, another son of, Please understand what these people are about. money, honey. Don’t give me shiite about this. They CHARGE to go see their dad. They CHARGE for everything that has his name. They CHARGE..

This is ABSOLUTELY FALSE.

Dr. King is the ONLY member of the King family or King's advisers who has remained true to his legacy. She DOES NOT support what others are doing in his name and they have disavowed her.

Maybe next time you decide to slander someone you will get some FACTS.

13 posted on 08/18/2008 4:28:13 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: mirkwood

MLK was pretty cool. He knew what he was doing. His family including his wife are a SHAME to his name.


14 posted on 08/18/2008 4:28:35 PM PDT by mirkwood
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To: avacado
I would imagine that this is not something that the liberal mainstream media would want people to know.

They prefer to pretend she doesn't exist.

15 posted on 08/18/2008 4:29:03 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

She is taking money to see his grave. Callin me a liar?


16 posted on 08/18/2008 4:30:05 PM PDT by mirkwood
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To: wagglebee

I think that you have NEVER been to his grave.


17 posted on 08/18/2008 4:32:21 PM PDT by mirkwood
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To: mirkwood

NO, she isn’t. Her relatives might be, but they have disavowed her.


18 posted on 08/18/2008 4:32:38 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: mirkwood

What are you talking about?


19 posted on 08/18/2008 4:33:12 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

20 posted on 08/18/2008 4:33:12 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: wagglebee
Pray for an end to abortion and the conversion of America to a mindset of life!

21 posted on 08/18/2008 4:33:43 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: wagglebee

I lived in Ga . I have the FACTS. Fact 1=Martins wife sued the city of Atlanta to prohibit any mention of his name without a payday..FACT
FACT=His son has been sued by his own mother for use of MLK.


22 posted on 08/18/2008 4:39:09 PM PDT by mirkwood
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To: mirkwood

FACT: His wife is DEAD.

FACT: His tomb is operated by the National Park Service of the Department of the Interior
http://www.nps.gov/malu/index.htm

FACT: NONE of this has ANYTHING to do with his niece.


23 posted on 08/18/2008 4:42:27 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee
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24 posted on 08/18/2008 4:43:36 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Salvation

Wonderful list!


25 posted on 08/18/2008 4:44:07 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Zakeet
I concur, prayer is the best weapon and abortion draws all God’s children to action regardless of politics or anything else.
26 posted on 08/18/2008 4:49:26 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (Bigoted Neanderthal Evangelicals support Eric Cantor for VP. Shalom.)
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To: mirkwood
I lived in Ga .

BFD

I have the FACTS

Highly unlikely that you'd know a fact if it hit you in your single tooth.

27 posted on 08/18/2008 4:56:20 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham
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To: A.A. Cunningham

The FACT is that MLK’s boyhood home, church and tomb are all operated by the National Park Service and admission is FREE.

http://www.nps.gov/malu/index.htm


28 posted on 08/18/2008 4:59:38 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

God bless her.
susie


29 posted on 08/18/2008 5:08:53 PM PDT by brytlea (Obama--Jimmy Carter's Second Term)
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To: wagglebee
Niece of Martin Luther King Jr. to Lead Prayer Vigil Outside Largest U.S. Abortion Centre

Actually, she'd be a lot more effective if she were to bring her protest to the democratic party convention. Imagine, on the day of MLK's birthday, Obama the supporter of child killing, is accepting the nomination from the party of abortion, and outside of the convention, is a blood relative of MLK protesting the obomination taking place inside.
30 posted on 08/18/2008 5:24:02 PM PDT by adorno
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To: wagglebee; mirkwood

Mirkwood, surely you must have some citable evidence for your charges against Alveda King, especially considering how wagglebee has debunked one of your main premises.

Got any cites?


31 posted on 08/18/2008 6:06:32 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (*******It's not conservative to accept an inept Commander-in-Chief in a time of war. Back Mac.******)
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To: wagglebee

What a woman! Prayers for the Vigil and may God bless her, Dr King.


32 posted on 08/18/2008 6:11:13 PM PDT by make no mistake
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To: wagglebee

Interesting.

I well known black woman.
A respected member of the King family, and she is conservative and pro-life.
I am so surprised I didn’t learn this from the MSM.


33 posted on 08/18/2008 6:13:46 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Zakeet

Thanks for the ping!


34 posted on 08/18/2008 9:41:32 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: wagglebee

Thank GOD that SOMEONES doing it!


35 posted on 08/19/2008 3:53:19 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: wagglebee
Pinged from Terri Dailies

8mm


36 posted on 08/19/2008 3:53:34 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: ejonesie22

AMEN!


37 posted on 08/19/2008 3:55:50 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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