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Writer Awarded by Planned Parenthood Defends Black Abortions
Life News ^ | 5/2/11 | Ryan Bomberger

Posted on 05/02/2011 4:34:39 PM PDT by wagglebee

Cynthia Tucker’s April 13 column, “Abortion is black genocide. Nonsense of course” is itself the nonsense. She writes from sheer hyperbole and outright distortions. But she’s an abortion apologist; it comes with the territory.

Margaret Sanger was an avowed, unapologetic eugenist and incorporated this racist pseudoscience into every effort of her birth control crusade. It’s not some conspiracy; it’s documented history. It’s as verifiable as Planned Parenthood awarding Ms. Tucker the Margaret Sanger Award last year for her journalistic “advocacy of abortion” and defense of the nation’s largest abortion chain.

And yes, abortion is their business, which is why they mandated all of their affiliates to provide abortions by 2013. With $1 billion in assets, they spend millions in every state on preventing any pro-life protections (waiting periods, parental consent/notification, women’s right-to-know, ultrasound, father’s rights, clinic standards) in order to protect their largest revenue stream of over $200 million annually—from abortions.

We have more access and usage of contraception than ever before in our history, yet the unintended pregnancy rate, according to the CDC, has remained at 50 percent for decades. Poverty has only risen since abortion was legalized in 1973; U.S. Census Bureau reports it’s the highest since the War on Poverty in the ‘60s. More contraception has only seen more abortions. Facts matter.

But Ms. Tucker has chosen to ignore the research and resort to something simpler—demonization. In fact, Ms. Tucker’s “Maggie” Award was won, in part, by an article she penned deriding The Radiance Foundation’s “Endangered Species” billboard/web campaign that led the public to TooManyAborted.com. As in the April 13 column, last year’s article could not accept the existence of black pro-lifers nor our focus on dealing with abortion’s devastating impact on the urban community. What about 60 percent of black pregnancies in NYC ending in abortion? This is the “logical solution” to life that is unplanned?

I didn’t realize as a black individual, I had to remain on the ideological plantation. According to Ms. Tucker and other abortion advocates, who regularly spew racial and gender animus, blacks who dare believe in the humanity of the preborn are mere puppets. Pro-life blacks, in their view, are enmeshed in some conspiracy and incapable of thinking for themselves. Now, this is racism.

As much as abortion defenders like mining for it, it’s a shame they are the ones ignoring racism where it historically exists while churning out epithets to avoid dealing with the epidemic of abortion in the black community. Tucker’s baseless accusations reveal how little she knows about Dr. Johnny Hunter or many other pro-life advocates who are engaged in their communities helping those in need, unwilling to wait for the government to ride in on a white, black or brown horse (had to make sure I was inclusive).

As one who was adopted and an adoptive father, I know the beauty of possibility and the passion with which people from all races defend human life in all of its stages. It’s a favorite talking point for abortion apologists, but I know of few people who are single-issue minded. As if having a singular focus on a human injustice is something to be ashamed of, anyway. Abolitionists had a singular focus to abolish the inhumanity of slavery. Perhaps they should have first worried about housing, health care, job opportunities, and equal pay before they embarked on such a narrow-minded mission.

Eugenics has been the three-corded strand (racism, elimination of the “unfit,” overpopulation mythology) that ties slavery, anti-miscegenation laws, Jim Crow laws, birth control and the epidemic of abortion together in an inseparable bind. It is the driving force behind Planned Parenthood’s, NARAL’s and abortion apologists’ relentless campaign to justify abortion no matter the reason, no matter the cost. We saw the disastrous consequence of this pro-abortion radicalism in Philly’s “House of Horrors” where abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s butchery went unabated for decades thanks to NARAL’s silence.

Abortion apologists like Ms. Tucker choose to ignore the voluminous irrefutable evidence of the racism and eugenics that defined Planned Parenthood’s beginnings and unaltered course. She chooses to throw out schools of red herrings and make laughable and completely unfounded accusations. Yet she supports those things that offer temporary assistance but cause perpetual dependence—the very cause of 70 percent fatherlessness and single parent poverty in the black community. Perhaps there’s just a little too much sheen coming off of her new “Maggie” award to keep her from seeing beyond the shiny empty trophy.

LifeNews.com Note: Ryan Scott Bomberger is the chief creative officer and the cofounder (along with his wife, Bethany) of The Radiance Foundation, a life-affirming non-profit organization. He is an Emmy Award-winning creative director who has caused a media frenzy with his pro-life, pro-adoption themed TooManyAborted.com ad campaigns. His own adoption story, as an adoptee and adoptive father, inspires the media initiatives and community outreach of The Radiance Foundation. Ryan speaks to diverse audiences nationwide, sharing the beauty and power of possibility. He resides in metro Atlanta with his amazing wife and four children.



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To: wagglebee
I'm beginning to realize that decades of Jesse Jackson, et al screaming, "That's racist" at the drop of a hat has really strengthened the abortion industry because it has made many numb to the fact that very real racism still does exist. *************************************************

Agreed.

51 posted on 05/03/2011 7:13:22 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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Wow. Just wow.
Save us from the madness of the self-righteous.


52 posted on 05/03/2011 7:14:56 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass; Dr. Brian Kopp; trisham; DJ MacWoW; little jeremiah; Coleus; narses; ...
Wow. Just wow.
Save us from the madness of the self-righteous.

I doubt you realize it, but you have been systematically outing yourself as a troll on this thread.

Nearly 4000 Americans are slaughtered in abortuaries EACH DAY and nearly 1800 of them are black.

How, PRECISELY, is it "self-righteous" to point out that blacks are being exterminated at THREE TIMES the rate of white Americans?

You've flung a lot of baseless accusations on this thread, but you have yet to answer one damn question or give any evidence to back up what you believe.

My hunch is that you are opposed to abortion of those who you consider actual persons, but I'm not so sure you consider all of the 53 million victims of the American Holocaust to be persons.

53 posted on 05/03/2011 7:32:58 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass; wagglebee; trisham
but STOP implying that it's a freaking conspiracy by some white people.

Isn't it?

Justice Ginsburg Says She Originally Thought Roe v. Wade Was Designed to Limit 'Populations That We Don’t Want to Have Too Many Of'

54 posted on 05/03/2011 7:40:50 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: wagglebee

Smells like troll.


55 posted on 05/03/2011 7:42:11 AM PDT by surroundedbyblue
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To: wagglebee; metmom; BykrBayb; little jeremiah; TheOldLady; Dr. Brian Kopp; ...
I have NEVER seen even the slightest hint of racism by pro-lifers on any of these threads, ever.

Pointing out the fact that more black babies are aborted by percentage is not racism. Imho, using this fact as a weapon against the pro-life movement is not evidence that one is also pro-life. On the contrary, I believe that it is evidence of deception and misdirection.

56 posted on 05/03/2011 7:44:11 AM 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: DJ MacWoW; trisham
Right after Roe v. Wade was announced, Nixon made it clear that he fully supported abortion, especially in mixed race pregnancies.

Richard Nixon Supported Abortion New Tapes Reveal

57 posted on 05/03/2011 7:51:05 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: surroundedbyblue; trisham; metmom; BykrBayb
Trolls flock to my threads, they always have.
58 posted on 05/03/2011 7:52:02 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee; trisham

Some simply refuse to see the truth even when the evidence is clear.


59 posted on 05/03/2011 7:57:20 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: wagglebee

How far have we really come since then?


60 posted on 05/03/2011 7:57:24 AM 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: trisham
How far have we really come since then?

Not far, presidents have just learned not to tape stuff that they don't want people hearing later.

61 posted on 05/03/2011 8:08:20 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: trisham

Well said.

Trolls exhibit a certain behavior, and [snifffff] I smell troll.


62 posted on 05/03/2011 8:12:29 AM PDT by TheOldLady (Almost as evil as the Freeper Criminal Mastermind)
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To: TheOldLady; trisham
This one also has a bit of the "concern troll" thing going on.
63 posted on 05/03/2011 8:15:52 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: TheOldLady; trisham; wagglebee; Christian Engineer Mass

I don’t think he’s a troll. I think it’s worse than that. I think he’s someone who is oblivious to facts and information because they are blind to others evil and can’t accept truth.


64 posted on 05/03/2011 8:19:11 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: wagglebee; trisham

Indeed.


65 posted on 05/03/2011 8:20:10 AM PDT by TheOldLady (Almost as evil as the Freeper Criminal Mastermind)
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To: DJ MacWoW; TheOldLady; trisham
I don’t think he’s a troll. I think it’s worse than that. I think he’s someone who is oblivious to facts and information because they are blind to others evil and can’t accept truth.

Nah, we've been at this since last night. He's been provided with plenty of links and information and yet all he can do is label us as "leftists" for providing FACTS about abortion.

He's a troll.

66 posted on 05/03/2011 8:23:13 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: DJ MacWoW; trisham; wagglebee
I think he’s someone who is oblivious to facts and information because they are blind to others evil and can’t accept truth.

Well, that is part of trollish behavior too. They either do not get it, or they pretend not to get it. They're all like that because if they actually engage the facts, they lose every time.

Congrats, you have successfully identified a troll!

67 posted on 05/03/2011 8:27:20 AM PDT by TheOldLady (Almost as evil as the Freeper Criminal Mastermind)
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I don’t think he’s a troll. I think it’s worse than that. I think he’s someone who is oblivious to facts and information because they are blind to others evil and can’t accept truth.

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You may be right, but this one seems to be following the script rather closely.

68 posted on 05/03/2011 8:28:09 AM 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

Agreed.


69 posted on 05/03/2011 8:29:21 AM 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: TheOldLady

Exactly right.


70 posted on 05/03/2011 8:30:01 AM 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: trisham; DJ MacWoW; TheOldLady; surroundedbyblue; metmom
You may be right, but this one seems to be following the script rather closely.

Until we were called "self-righteous" for daring to provide FACTS about abortion.

71 posted on 05/03/2011 8:30:44 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Imho, the acceptance of and support for Planned Parenthood is evidence that we have made little progress at all, at least amongst many politicians.


72 posted on 05/03/2011 8:32:42 AM 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; DJ MacWoW; TheOldLady; metmom; surroundedbyblue; Christian Engineer Mass; All
Until we were called "self-righteous" for daring to provide FACTS about abortion.

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That's what they really believe. Eventually, most of them can't hold back any longer. They're dying to tell us what they really think of us.

73 posted on 05/03/2011 8:36:06 AM 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: trisham; DJ MacWoW; TheOldLady; metmom; surroundedbyblue; EternalVigilance
Non-conservative Republicans have ALWAYS despised the pro-life movement; they understand that they can't win elections without us, but they would love to figure out a way to shut us up.

And yes, from time to time they do actually make some overtures to try to appear pro-life themselves, but it's completely hollow.

74 posted on 05/03/2011 8:43:39 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: trisham; wagglebee; TheOldLady

I remember being “25ish” and thinking that I knew it all. Sometimes a young fool is simply a young fool.


75 posted on 05/03/2011 8:44:44 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: DJ MacWoW; trisham; TheOldLady
I remember being “25ish” and thinking that I knew it all. Sometimes a young fool is simply a young fool.

I agree, but I don't think FR is the place to sort out one's foolishness.

76 posted on 05/03/2011 8:47:17 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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FR is the place for info....providing one can accept it. If not they need to move on.


77 posted on 05/03/2011 8:49:27 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: DJ MacWoW
You don't need an account to come here and learn.
78 posted on 05/03/2011 8:52:00 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: DJ MacWoW; wagglebee; TheOldLady; metmom; surroundedbyblue; Christian Engineer Mass; All
I remember being “25ish” and thinking that I knew it all. Sometimes a young fool is simply a young fool.

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Sometimes, but imho, aggressively promoting an inaccurate message regarding a life and death issue in a forum that reaches so many people is not acceptable.

79 posted on 05/03/2011 8:52:37 AM 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

Agreed.


80 posted on 05/03/2011 8:53:20 AM 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: nikos1121
1 out of 3 Black babies are aborted, while 1 out of 4 White babies are killed. I have not seen the white stastic...What illness or accident kills more white people then abortion??? Does anyone know?
Total Blacks who died #? 1. Abortion 2. Heart attack? 3. Cancer?4. Murder?

Total Whites who died. #? 1.? 2.? 3.? 4? Do we know the number for Asians, American Indians, Arabs, Others in USA?

81 posted on 05/03/2011 8:59:16 AM PDT by cotton
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Here's a sobering fact:

Abortion kills more Americans each year than heart disease, cancer and strokes COMBINED.

82 posted on 05/03/2011 9:49:46 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

You might want to read up on Margaret Sanger and the founding of Planned Parenthood.


83 posted on 05/03/2011 10:50:58 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: wagglebee

Cynthia Tucker a writer? Not in my opinion.


84 posted on 05/03/2011 6:27:17 PM PDT by An American In Dairyland
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To: wagglebee

I found this video of former PP president Gloria Feldt speaking about the organization. At 35:00 minutes into the video, Feldt briefly addresses Sanger’s relationship with eugenics.

She claims that Sanger really didn’t support eugenics, but it was necessary to ally with eugenicists in order to make birth control available to women. Feldt also says that Sanger broke away from eugenics and denounced Hitler, though she gives no facts or quotes to back that up.

Most interesting is the number of anti-Sanger comments left by Youtube users.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNgiIAguCok


85 posted on 05/03/2011 11:07:04 PM PDT by TheDingoAteMyBaby
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