• This Dem Rep DOESN’T Want Pro-life Groups Saying “Black Lives Matter”

    Over 60 million black babies have been aborted since 1973.

    Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore would like pro-life members of congress to stop pointing out that “Black Lives Matter” should pertain to the severely elevated numbers of black babies who die from abortions.

    From Life News:

    U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore from Wisconsin continued her attack against her pro-life colleagues this week after they asked her and other African American leaders why they are not standing up for the unborn black babies who are often aborted.

     The Congresswoman wrote a column for the Washington Post Tuesday criticizing pro-life legislators for using the “Black Lives Matter” phrase to call for protections for unborn babies targeted by the abortion industry. The column, “Dear conservatives: Abortion clinics don’t ‘target’ the black community,” is her latest attack against fellow Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy. In January, Duffy called out African American legislators for not acting to curb the disproportionately high number of African American babies who are aborted. Duffy was later labeled a “racist” for speaking up for unborn babies.

    Moore wrote that she is “infuriated” by pro-lifers who use the phrase “Black Lives Matter,” claiming that they are “demeaning women of color” who have abortions.

    She continued:

    The inability or outright refusal to recognize the barriers black women encounter in accessing quality prevention services and reproductive care walks the line between sheer blindness and malice.

    Black Lives Matter is a critical component to our shared struggle for reproductive rights. It extends far beyond the realm of deadly interactions with police and economic inequality. It is a means to amplify our voices against injustice and to empower our communities. It provides an opportunity for those to shape a future worthy of their highest aspirations, free of political paternalism and discrimination.

    This social justice movement means something to us.

    Yet, even Moore could not avoid mentioning the fact that abortions are disproportionately high in the black community. As Duffy pointed out in January to pro-abortion legislators like herself, African American women in New York City have more abortions than lives births. Moore claimed that pro-lifers are “exploiting” the statistics.

    “Their goal is to intimidate and inflict trauma while limiting the health care choices for pregnant women in need,” Moore wrote. “No one denies that the abortion rate in black communities is higher than in white communities, but failing to mention the underlying context behind those numbers demonstrate a disturbing lack of awareness of the impact of poverty and the realities faced by black women in America.”

    Moore cited a study that found the lack of economic security was one of the primary reasons why many women said they sought or had abortions.

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