Skip to comments.Dr. Alveda King -- Sorrow that Dr. Tiller Didn't Live to Repent
Posted on 06/01/2009 7:33:01 AM PDT by victim soul
Dr. Alveda King, Pastoral Associate of Priests for Life and niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said today that the killing of late-term abortionist George Tiller brings tremendous sorrow.
"Two years ago, I visited George Tiller's clinic in hope of telling him that babies desire mercy," said Dr. King. "I wanted to share with him the harm I experienced from abortion. My prayer was that one day he would join me in repentance. I am deeply sorry that his life was taken before that could happen."
"It's especially horrifying that Dr. Tiller was shot in church," added Dr. King. "My grandmother, Alberta King, was killed by a Christian-hating gunman as she played the organ during Sunday services. Just as the womb should be a safe haven, so should church. I condemn this murder in the strongest possible terms."
A colleague of Dr. King's in a pro-life African-American coalition, Pastor Stephen Broden, also declared, "Pro- lifers are devastated by the Tiller killing. In the great tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we pray, march, and counsel peacefully. Just as earlier civil rights workers, pro-lifers do not answer violence with violence."
Priests for Life is the nation's largest Catholic pro-life organization dedicated to ending abortion and euthanasia. For more information, visit www.priestsforlife.org.
Alveda King had an abortion??
King’s dream represents: Together in Christ... looks like his niece is continueing the message.
No doubt a powerful spokes person....Wish someone like FOX would have her on.
I figure it’s up to God anyway ... from my perspective, no loss whatsoever.
For some individuals, repentance means nothing when money means all. While the words of Alveda King are the words and response of a true Christian, the facade here is that Tiller had no remorse, no intentions of seeking redemption, and actually attended church.
Tiller had ample opportunities to repent. Maybe he was so close to it, the Devil sent his minion Scott Roeder to act fast before Tiller could change his mind.
Likewise, the devil loves a martyr and no doubt, to the pro-choice and abortionists, Tiller will become a ‘martyr’.
I too wish Dr. King would come out and speak publicly more often. She’s the type of person whose message would really resonate with today’s disillusioned african-american voters.
That would be like putting Hitler on a pedestal. Once the American people are apprised of the real facts about Tiller and Sebelius, Average Joe will think "good riddance."
It's our job as pro-lifers to expose Tiller's real record to all.
Maybe that will be possible in his murderer's trial...It will certainly get national coverage. Pray the some good will come out of all of this.
Agreed, but also consider this: The is a growing liberal movement (historical revisionism) which espouses that Hitler was not evil nor was he that bad of a man. As such, there will be no exposing of what Tiller actually did or had done by the liberal mainstream media.
True but I'd stay away too from clebrating his death like others I have seen on other threads. That only serves to make this man a martyr like someone said earlier. Murder is murder either way.
That diminished the lineage of MLK, didn’t it? :-(
since she has repented, she is an excellent advocate to the AA young women who constitute the majority of the mothers who see abortion as a birth control method.
You'll hear no arguments from me there.
The apathetic Average Joe on the street doesn't really care, but the liberals will try to influence him anyway, and he is easily swayed.....their man Obama was elected, after all.