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|Fri, 03-05-2010 - 11:11am|
It just stuns me that people are still thinking this way. Of course, I was shocked too when a Jewish family I know had a swastika put on their car recently too.
'Womb lynchings': right-to-lifers say abortion is a racist conspiracy
WASHINGTON: Anti-abortion activists have been accused of exploiting America's tragic racial history with a growing campaign to persuade black women that the high rate of terminations among African Americans is a racist conspiracy on a par with slavery and lynching.
The campaign, launched in Georgia, targets the black community with rallies, meetings and now billboards in Atlanta that describe black children as an endangered species and accuse abortion providers of targeting African Americans for what are described as ''womb lynchings''.
The strategy has also focused on the fact that one of the country's leading abortion providers, Planned Parenthood, was founded by a woman who was a leading proponent of eugenics, a belief that the human gene pool could be improved by selective breeding and sterilisation, and who heavily promoted birth control among blacks.
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