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Equality Proclamation

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September 29, 2020
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Travel with Jim Scudder; Jr. to the steps of the Alabama Supreme Court; as he and well-respected African-American faith leaders; implore the Alabama lawmakers to protect the innocent babies from being killed while inside the womb.

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  • Jim Scudder Jr.: 158 yearsago, Abraham Lincoln
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  • signed the EmancipationProclamation on this date.
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  • I'm in Montgomery, Alabama,and we're going to talk about
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  • another proclamation, aproclamation as we're standing
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  • here at Union Station, and theroom right behind me was where
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  • the blacks had to wait whilethey were waiting for a train
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  • because of segregation.
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  • Slavery was a big part of thistown, segregation was a big part
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  • of this town, and unfortunately,we still have a big problem in
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  • our world today,and that is abortion.
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  • And many more black babiesare being aborted
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  • by percentage than Caucasians.
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  • I believe that we need to stopthis injustice, and I'm glad
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  • that we're part of this historicday as we are going to pray and
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  • petition the AlabamaSupreme Court to end abortions,
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  • especially of black babies, andgive them the protections, the
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  • rights, the civilliberties that they deserve.
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  • Jim: Ever since I was a boy,I've been fascinated
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  • with God's creation.
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  • I'm traveling the planet totell his story about his world.
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  • I'm Jim Scudder Jr. Come withme on another
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  • exciting adventure "InGrace."
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  • Jim: Dr. Alveda King,
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  • the niece of Dr. Martin LutherKing Jr., is part of a group
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  • of pro-life African- Americanleaders.
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  • They want to endabortions,
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  • especially of blackunborn babies.
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  • You've been achampion for the unborn.
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  • Alveda King: Mm-hmm.
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  • Jim: And you've alsoconnected it and many others to
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  • this whole eugenicsracism, Planned Parenthood.
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  • I don't think many peopleunderstand that connection and
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  • how all the--of course, all thebabies are precious, but more
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  • percentage wise of blackand Latino are aborted.
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  • And you've researched thatand found out that the Planned
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  • Parenthoods are right in thosecommunities, it's a targeting.
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  • Alveda: Well, for many yearsbeginning in 1983,
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  • I became a born again Christian.
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  • Prior to that, I was pro-choice.
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  • So, I went to my granddaddy, Isaid, "Granddaddy,
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  • I'm going over toPlanned Parenthood.
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  • I'm having an abortion,I'm pregnant.
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  • It's a blob of tissue."
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  • He said--he looked at me,he said, "You know what?
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  • That's not a lump of flesh,that's my great grandchild.
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  • They're lying to you."
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  • Jim: We have a historicday today here, Sam, a day that
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  • you've beenworking really hard on.
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  • And tell me a little bitabout this proclamation.
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  • Sam McLure: Yeah, soactually, this proclamation, we
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  • just finalized five minutes ago.
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  • And in a few more minutes, we'regoing to walk up the steps of
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  • the Alabama Supreme Courtand hand file it there.
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  • Jim: And you have basicallythree requests, three petitions
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  • before theAlabama Supreme Court?
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  • Sam: Yes, yeah.
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  • The first question that wepresented to the court is
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  • whether African-Americanchildren, pre-born children, are
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  • persons under Alabama law.
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  • The second question we presentedto them is, do African-American
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  • persons have equal protectionof the law in Alabama?
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  • The third question is,
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  • so what is the state goingto do about it?
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  • Should the Alabama SupremeCourt instruct the governor, the
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  • attorney general, thedistrict attorneys to protect
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  • African-American persons,pre-born children from having
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  • their lives taken from themunjustly through abortion?
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  • Jim: So, if they hear thisand they rule on it, which you
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  • believe they would rule in theaffirmative, what do you think
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  • would happen then?
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  • Sam: Yeah, I think obviouslythe forces that want to continue
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  • to have a for-profit industryfor killing children, for
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  • abortion, are goingto appeal that
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  • to the United StatesSupreme Court.
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  • And we think this could be thekind of question that the
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  • US Supreme Court wants to beable to overturn
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  • Roe v. Wade and send theabortion question back to the
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  • states for each state to answerindividually for themselves.
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  • Jim: Attorney SamMcLure and a group of pro-life
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  • African-American leaders went upto the Alabama Supreme Court and
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  • filed the writ of mandamuspetitioning for the unborn.
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  • Then they had a pressconference, and Dr. Alveda King
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  • joined in via video.
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  • Alveda: On September22, 1862,
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  • the Emancipation Proclamation,or Proclamation 95,
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  • was signed by presidentAbraham Lincoln.
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  • Today, 158 years later, historywill record that leaders of the
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  • Prenatal NondiscriminationAlliance, PRENDA, signed the
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  • Equality Proclamation.
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  • My uncle worked for the civilrights of all of God's children.
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  • After all the work he did, Ithink his heart would be broken
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  • to see what's happening tounborn children
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  • in the United States ofAmerica here in 2020.
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  • Clennard Childress:African-Americans make up 12.4%
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  • of the population, but accountfor 36% of abortions nationally.
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  • 52% ofAfrican-American pregnancies
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  • end in abortion.
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  • Want to repeat that, 52% of allAfrican-American pregnancies end
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  • in abortion.
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  • The most dangerous place for anAfrican-American to be is in the
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  • womb of theirAfrican-American mother.
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  • Give them aid, we beg you.
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  • Catherine Davis: In 1963, inthis great state of Alabama, the
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  • governor, George Wallace, said,"Segregation today, segregation
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  • tomorrow, segregation forever."
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  • We are calling on the AlabamaSupreme Court to reverse that
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  • curse that he spoke over thisstate and over this nation.
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  • We are asking them to do whatthe Supreme Court didn't do in
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  • the Dred Scott case,when they said
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  • that black people were property.
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  • We're asking this great stateto recognize the personhood of
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  • infant life in the womb.
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  • We are asking the AlabamaSupreme Court to recognize that
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  • children in the womb are worthyof equal protection, and to
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  • commit to provide that equalprotection yesterday, today,
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  • and tomorrow, and forever.
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  • Johnny Hunter: MargaretSanger, white supremacist,
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  • founded AmericanBirth Control League.
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  • Their motto was "More forthe fit, less for the unfit."
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  • She executed Negro Projectto eliminate people of color.
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  • When the atrocities of genocideby Adolf Hitler was exposed as a
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  • holocaust, MargaretSanger changed the name of her
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  • organization toPlanned Parenthood.
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  • Since 1973, 20 millionblack babies have been killed.
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  • How many of them would'vebeen registered to vote today?
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  • Their lives matter.
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  • Walter Hoye III: Denyinga human being personhood has
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  • always been usedto justify killing.
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  • Lord have mercy.
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  • In 1973, Roe v. Wade justifiedkilling an unborn child
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  • by denying him orher personhood.
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  • Since then, abortion alone allby itself has killed
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  • more black Americans than all 13leading causes of death
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  • in black America combined.
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  • Amie Beth Shaver: I amadopted.
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  • My birth mom waswhite, she is white.
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  • My birth father was black.
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  • And I'm glad to be here.
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  • Because according to the latestdata from the Alabama Department
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  • of Public Health, in 2018, 7.300of my brothers and sisters will
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  • never be heard from, andthat is why we are here today.
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  • Black babies are notthings, but people.
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  • Alabama's helping us to rememberwho we are, validated what we've
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  • always known in our hearts,validated the truth that word
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  • games couldn't take from us.
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  • We are not undesirables.
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  • We are not lesser, andwe are not human weeds.
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  • We are children of God, imbuedwith his dignity and his worth,
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  • and nobody can takethat away from us.
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  • Stephen Broden: These babiesare in the image of God,
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  • the imago dei.
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  • And we must respect them, and wemust elevate them again in our
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  • culture, and that's whywe're excited about Alabama.
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  • And we're anticipating somethinggood is about to happen
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  • in this state.
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  • We are a people of hope.
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  • The Greek word for "hope" iselpizo, a future expectation
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  • that something goodis going to happen.
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  • male announcer: Contact"InGrace" today to receive a
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  • free copy of Jim Scudder'slatest book, "Finding Hope."
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  • Jim: "Finding Hope" will showyou how to live each day
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  • with peace and purpose.
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  • announcer: To order yourfree copy of "Finding Hope," go
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  • online to ingrace.tv,or call 800-78-GRACE.
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  • You can also writeto InGrace,
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  • PO Box 9, Lake Zurich,Illinois, 60047.
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  • Jim: So Walter, thisbuilding has history.
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  • It's a sad history,right, with segregation.
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  • The room that's just rightto our left is where the
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  • African-American populationhad to wait for the train.
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  • They couldn't wait inthe common waiting areas.
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  • Walter: No, no, not at all.
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  • You know, it's landmarks likethis that remind me of a part of
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  • my family history.
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  • Years ago, my great grandfatherwas lynched on my mama's side.
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  • There were seven kids thatsurvived the fire out of 14.
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  • I won't tell you what theydid to his wife, my great
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  • grandmother, becausewe're in polite company.
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  • But as I was growing up, one ofmy auntie's was all burnt, and
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  • her skin was justhorribly deformed.
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  • And I kept asking,"Why, why, why?"
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  • And they wouldn't tell me.
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  • And at the time when Iheard that,
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  • I no longer liked white folk.
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  • I had a problem with white folk.
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  • They lynched my greatgrandfather, my grandmama's dad,
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  • and I was struggling with that.
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  • But what I also learned was thatmy grandmother accepted Christ.
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  • And when she acceptedChrist, her world got better.
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  • And then my mama acceptedChrist, and when she accepted
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  • Christ, her world got better.
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  • And ultimately, I'm in churchone day and I accept Christ.
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  • And when I accepted Christ, allthe hatred, all the bitterness
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  • just fell away,and Christ filled my heart
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  • and changed my life for better.
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  • Jim: Amen.
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  • The people that are destroyingthings, the violence that's
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  • happening in our country today,do you think that that is going
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  • to solve anything?
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  • Walter: No, not at all.
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  • I'm old enough to rememberthe 60s, and I'm old enough to
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  • remember the rioting even inmy neighborhood
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  • in Detroit, Michigan.
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  • And no, that didn't changeanything at all, that didn't
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  • help anything at all.
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  • But the peaceful, nonviolentdemonstrations led by
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  • Dr. Martin Luther King, oh mygoodness,
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  • that changed everything.
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  • Catherine: You have blackministers that are paid by
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  • Planned Parenthood.
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  • They're givingdonations for their churches.
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  • Or you have black legislatorsthat Planned Parenthood will pay
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  • into their campaigns to promoteabortion in the black community.
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  • They have located almost 80% oftheir surgical facilities within
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  • a two-mile walking radius of ablack or Latino neighborhood.
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  • And today, they're constructingthem larger and larger, 10.000
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  • square feet or more.
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  • So, we have about 25 ofthese mega abortuaries
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  • like the one in Houston.
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  • 22 of the 25 are ina black neighborhood alone.
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  • Last year, they performed 300,
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  • and I want to say 40-some oddthousand abortions.
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  • One-third of all the abortionsin this nation they perform,
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  • and they have the blackcommunity targeted
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  • under the Negro Project.
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  • Jim: We're in a place thatis symbolic and historic in
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  • Montgomery, Alabama, the slavetrade here, the sign marking.
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  • You know, just terrible thingsthat our country has committed.
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  • Do you see then how that hascome together with abortion and
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  • that abortion really isa civil rights issue?
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  • Johnny: We realize something.
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  • Oh my goodness, it was a 7-2Supreme Court decision that
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  • allowed for slavery,the Dred Scott decision.
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  • And that was God giving thisnation a chance to get it right,
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  • and we missed it, and acivil war came because of that.
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  • The nation became so divided.
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  • And then with the abortion, itwas a 7-2 Supreme Court decision
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  • once again that saidsomebody didn't have a right.
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  • And right now, abortion's one ofthe most divisive things
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  • in this nation.
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  • We're not talking abouta parallel fight,
  • 00:15:03.247 --> 00:15:04.949
  • it's the same fight.
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  • Jim: Wow.
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  • It kind of looks like a neat,you know, Riverfront tourist
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  • attraction, but there is atorrid history because the river
  • 00:15:12.490 --> 00:15:15.893
  • boats would bring the slaves tothe docks down here, and they
  • 00:15:15.927 --> 00:15:20.731
  • would be brought up right wherewe're standing and sold here
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  • in Montgomery,Alabama in a market.
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  • And it just burdens me to knowthat that's in our history, but
  • 00:15:28.172 --> 00:15:31.209
  • we can't erase that, you know?
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  • So, you have been very involvedin trying to point out to people
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  • that abortion is really racist.
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  • Clennard: Yes, andthe same thing as slavery.
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  • If abortion was not profitable,it would not be legal.
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  • There's no question muchof this is done for profit.
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  • But also if there's anyinstitution that reflects
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  • slavery, it's abortion.
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  • Not only is there lives thathave been denied access to the
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  • American dream and personhood,they are also--their bodies are
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  • still being sold.
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  • And I think our people needto understand there's a slave
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  • market, but there'salso a body parts market.
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  • And this is America's mostegregious sin is abortion.
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  • Jim: And it's happeningtoday by the thousands.
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  • Clennard: So, where once theslaves have become free from the
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  • Emancipation Proclamation, thereis no question right now those
  • 00:16:27.798 --> 00:16:33.271
  • babies' bodies are being soldjust as they were sold here,
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  • being denied personhood.
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  • And I say to your audience ifyou can prove to me that that
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  • child is not a human being,then indeed I have no argument.
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  • But if you--if I could prove toyou that that child is a human
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  • being, then they have thoserights endowed by the creator,
  • 00:16:54.525 --> 00:16:59.197
  • and we have been violatingthem astronomically since 1973.
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  • Jim: We're trying to take astand and make a proclamation
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  • today, and a historic day to saywe're going to--we're not going
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  • to stand for this anymore.
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  • And I know that's onyour heart as well.
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  • Stephen: Well, absolutely.
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  • The Emancipation Proclamationwas a significant event that
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  • took place in thehistory of our nation.
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  • We need something very similarto take place for the protection
  • 00:17:29.393 --> 00:17:32.263
  • of babies, an emancipationfor our babies
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  • who are being slaughtered.
  • 00:17:35.533 --> 00:17:37.168
  • Not only black babies, butbabies across every ethnic group
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  • in America are being killed.
  • 00:17:40.771 --> 00:17:42.440
  • And it's because there is anattitude that the fetus is not a
  • 00:17:42.473 --> 00:17:48.746
  • person, it's not a human being.
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  • It is.
  • 00:17:51.182 --> 00:17:52.483
  • And I think science is onour side on that issue.
  • 00:17:52.516 --> 00:17:54.919
  • When you get 23 chromosomes thatare male, 23 chromosomes that
  • 00:17:54.952 --> 00:17:59.557
  • are female, itmakes 46 chromosomes.
  • 00:17:59.590 --> 00:18:02.293
  • That's a human being.
  • 00:18:02.326 --> 00:18:04.262
  • Guess what?
  • 00:18:04.295 --> 00:18:05.796
  • Those chromosomes are stillin existence in me right now.
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  • I'm still comprised of 46chromosomes that came right out
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  • of my mother's womb.
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  • The science is on our side, andwe need to communicate that as
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  • often as we can in the publicsquare in order to bring back to
  • 00:18:18.175 --> 00:18:22.847
  • the consciousness of Americaa greater sensitivity and an
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  • urgency to stop this killingthat's going on in our community
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  • and across our nation.
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  • Jim: God has a specialheart for the vulnerable, right?
  • 00:18:37.495 --> 00:18:40.598
  • Catherine: Yes.
  • 00:18:40.631 --> 00:18:42.166
  • Jim: The widow, thefatherless, and of course I
  • 00:18:42.199 --> 00:18:44.302
  • think the unborn would certainlyfit into that character.
  • 00:18:44.335 --> 00:18:46.837
  • Catherine: Oh gosh, he tellsus to speak for those who can't
  • 00:18:46.871 --> 00:18:50.041
  • speak for themselves, you know?
  • 00:18:50.074 --> 00:18:52.777
  • And that's the timethat we're in right now.
  • 00:18:52.810 --> 00:18:55.746
  • Today is the day to speak up forthese children that God intended
  • 00:18:55.780 --> 00:19:02.653
  • to be here with us, 20million little black people
  • 00:19:02.687 --> 00:19:07.258
  • are not here.
  • 00:19:07.291 --> 00:19:09.126
  • 41 million, I don't knowhow many of them were Caucasian,
  • 00:19:09.160 --> 00:19:13.431
  • how many of them wereLatino that are missing today.
  • 00:19:13.464 --> 00:19:16.734
  • We have over 60 million missingpeople, and their children, and
  • 00:19:16.767 --> 00:19:22.540
  • their children's children,because there's been 47 years
  • 00:19:22.573 --> 00:19:26.844
  • of this crime against humanityof taking the lives of children
  • 00:19:26.877 --> 00:19:31.449
  • in the womb.
  • 00:19:31.482 --> 00:19:32.783
  • Today is the day to stop it, andI pray America will rise up and
  • 00:19:32.817 --> 00:19:38.122
  • say, "Enough, enough.
  • 00:19:38.155 --> 00:19:40.391
  • We're going to end thisscourge against humanity,
  • 00:19:40.424 --> 00:19:42.760
  • we're going to end it.
  • 00:19:42.793 --> 00:19:44.362
  • It's the greatest crime againsthumanity of our day, greater
  • 00:19:44.395 --> 00:19:48.265
  • than what Hitler did."
  • 00:19:48.299 --> 00:19:50.167
  • And that may make some peoplemad, but we're talking 60 plus
  • 00:19:50.201 --> 00:19:55.673
  • million missing people.
  • 00:19:55.706 --> 00:19:57.842
  • It's time to say enough.
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  • Jim: There's hope.
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  • Even if you've had an abortion,and that's what I want to be so
  • 00:20:07.284 --> 00:20:09.420
  • careful about, I want to fightfor the lives of these precious
  • 00:20:09.453 --> 00:20:12.590
  • babies, but I also want you toknow, if you've had an abortion,
  • 00:20:12.623 --> 00:20:17.294
  • that God forgives.
  • 00:20:17.328 --> 00:20:18.662
  • God is a God of forgiveness.
  • 00:20:18.696 --> 00:20:20.264
  • As a matter of fact, he putupon his Son your sins already.
  • 00:20:20.297 --> 00:20:24.568
  • Jesus is God in the flesh.
  • 00:20:24.602 --> 00:20:26.504
  • He came and liveda perfect life,
  • 00:20:26.537 --> 00:20:28.672
  • as prophesied that he would.
  • 00:20:28.706 --> 00:20:31.142
  • And yet he died, an act ofdivine love and divine mercy.
  • 00:20:31.175 --> 00:20:35.846
  • He died on a cross for our sins.
  • 00:20:35.880 --> 00:20:38.649
  • But he didn't stay dead, for inthree days, he rose again and he
  • 00:20:38.682 --> 00:20:42.253
  • said if you will simply believein him, that means to trust in
  • 00:20:42.286 --> 00:20:45.656
  • him, not religion, not works,but in Jesus Christ only, you
  • 00:20:45.689 --> 00:20:51.796
  • will be saved from your sinsand you will find true freedom.
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  • Alveda: I did now know in1950, when my mother conceived
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  • Abortion was illegal, butexploratory surgery, when women
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  • But she's glad that we were allborn, her five children with my
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