In response to a series of disturbing videos apparently depicting Planned Parenthood officials discussing the harvest and sale of organs from aborted babies, pro-life activist Alveda King penned a scathing open letter directed at black legislators.
She addressed the Congressional Black Caucus, expressing her dismay “over the deafening silence coming from you” as it pertains to the controversial videos.
“If they or anyone else had been exposed for harvesting and selling animal body parts,” she reasoned, “there would be such an outrage from the left and right.”
King noted that, through the National Black Prolife Coalition, the CBC has been asked previously to respond to the disproportionately high number of black children killed by abortion. Thus far, she confirmed, there has been no such response.
When the latest controversy arose, however, she said she initially had hope that the caucus would denounce – or at least react to – Planned Parenthood’s behavior.
“But yet we hear nothing,” she wrote. “Your silence is deafening.”
King explained that the prominent men in her family – including her uncle, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – were advocates for life.
“Granddaddy even saved me and one of my children from abortion,” she noted. “Thank God he did.”
In further making her point that the CBC should reconsider its tacit support of Planned Parenthood, King referenced the racism and exploitation embodied by its founder, Margaret Sanger.
“Well, CBC,” she concluded, “you cannot serve both Planned Parenthood and your constituents. By serving Planned Parenthood you are not only hating the other or despising the other but your position is helping to kill our people.”
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