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Dr. Alveda King Calls Comparison of Tiller to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 'Offensive Beyond Belief'
Christian Newswire ^ | 6/9/09 | Priests for Life

Posted on 06/09/2009 12:51:33 PM PDT by wagglebee

Contact: Margaret, Priests for Life, 888-735-3448, ext. 251

ATLANT, June 9 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. Alveda King, Pastoral Associate of Priests for Life and niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., today reacted to remarks by late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart that compared the killing of George Tiller to the assassination of her uncle.

"For LeRoy Carhart to mention the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who worked through peaceful and non-violent means, in the same breath with that of George Tiller, whose work ended peace and brought violence to babies in the womb, is offensive beyond belief," said Dr. King.  "The analogy is just wrong."

"Dr. Carhart also speaks of hate crimes," added Dr. King.  "I would simply ask him, is it not hateful to regard an entire class of people as non-human because they're unwanted?"

Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, also commented, "The message of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was that every human being has equal dignity.  LeRoy Carhart and every other abortionist violate that message every time they dismember a baby.  The comparison is ridiculous."


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.



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KEYWORDS: abortion; dralvedaking; leroycarhart; martinlutherkingjr; moralabsolutes; prolife; tiller
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Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, also commented, "The message of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was that every human being has equal dignity. LeRoy Carhart and every other abortionist violate that message every time they dismember a baby."

Perfectly stated!

1 posted on 06/09/2009 12:51:33 PM PDT by wagglebee
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To: wagglebee
Dr. Alveda King Calls Comparison of Tiller to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 'Offensive Beyond Belief'

Amen!


2 posted on 06/09/2009 12:52:24 PM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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3 posted on 06/09/2009 12:53:11 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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4 posted on 06/09/2009 12:53:47 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

Bump!


5 posted on 06/09/2009 12:54:03 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (We're definitely in the Rise of the Empire era, but is Obama Valorum or Palpatine?)
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To: wagglebee

God bless you Alveda...speak out boldly for the TRUTH!!!


6 posted on 06/09/2009 12:54:48 PM PDT by pray4liberty (http://www.foundersvalues.com/)
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To: wagglebee
"For LeRoy Carhart to mention the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who worked through peaceful and non-violent means, in the same breath with that of George Tiller, whose work ended peace and brought violence to babies in the womb, is offensive beyond belief," said Dr. King. "The analogy is just wrong."

Yep.

7 posted on 06/09/2009 12:54:58 PM PDT by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: wagglebee

I do believe I wholeheartedly agree with Dr. Alveda King.


8 posted on 06/09/2009 12:56:13 PM PDT by cranked
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To: wagglebee
Delusional Moron Ping!
9 posted on 06/09/2009 12:58:11 PM PDT by cranked
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To: wagglebee

Evil doers often times are outright liars.


10 posted on 06/09/2009 12:58:16 PM PDT by m4629
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Does this knothead even know who Dr. King Jr. was??? Way to go, Dr. Alveda.


11 posted on 06/09/2009 1:03:20 PM PDT by greatplains
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To: cranked
Liberalism is a mental disorder.

p.s. a career of dismembering babies before their first breath has taken its toll on Carhart. Dead man walking.

12 posted on 06/09/2009 1:03:21 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: cranked

How long are American blacks going to continue to swallow the Democrat Party line? Democrats are pro-abortion. They want to see little black babies dismembered in the womb. Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood referred to blacks as “human weeds.” Hillary has praised Margaret Sanger.

How long?

The Democrats have been anti-Black from the outset, yet American blacks vote for Democrats 95%. They hate Judge Clarence Thomas. But they love and support Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer and Hillary.

How long?


13 posted on 06/09/2009 1:05:41 PM PDT by eCSMaster
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I cannot rightly answer that.
It will be for them to decide, no doubt.
As long as Barry is proclaimed the “great black hope”, etc., I would not look to ro for a change in their mindsets anytime soon.


14 posted on 06/09/2009 1:08:07 PM PDT by cranked
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Yes, this Tiller was a friggin’ scumbag, but for the love of God, will you idiots drop the brainwashing at some point and quit making MLK out to be some type of deity?

MLK had a noble idea for his people, but they aren't my people, and the results of his actions have been perverted and co-opted to the point where we now have rampant reverse discrimination, a muslim communist in the White House, and our country has largely been destroyed by political correctness and misplaced white guilt. Give me a damn break with the MLK worship already.

15 posted on 06/09/2009 1:10:02 PM PDT by MGMSwordsman
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MLK had a noble idea for his people, but they aren't my people, and the results of his actions have been perverted and co-opted to the point where we now have rampant reverse discrimination, a muslim communist in the White House, and our country has largely been destroyed by political correctness and misplaced white guilt. Give me a damn break with the MLK worship already.

I couldn't agree more, but I think that MLK's own NIECE, who ALSO agrees that his message has been perverted, certainly has the right to use his name.

16 posted on 06/09/2009 1:13:57 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

Alveda gets it.


17 posted on 06/09/2009 1:15:20 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: MGMSwordsman

MLK’s family doesn’t want anyone encroaching on their exclusive Martyr franchise.


18 posted on 06/09/2009 1:15:59 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Suppose you were a clueless, idiot, and suppose you were Barack Obama; but I repeat myself)
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Apparently, the abortionist Carhart also considers himself the equivalent of MLK.
19 posted on 06/09/2009 1:18:56 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: eCSMaster

As long as the checks keep coming.


20 posted on 06/09/2009 1:19:32 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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