Pastors urged to fight abortion among blacks

NASHVILLE (BP) — The abortion industry has infiltrated the African American community by cloaking the procedure as a woman’s civil right and embedding the issue into politics,said African American pro-life advocate Arnold Culbreath. “The abortion industry shamelessly slithered into the black American community on the heels of the ‘free love’ movement, soon after Woodstock, and at the outset of the civil rights movement,” said Culbreath, urban outreach director for Protecting Black Life, an affiliate of the Life Issues Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio, working to end abortion through education. “We have such influence on any given Sunday morning. Any given Wednesday night, we’re speaking to hundreds of thousands of people across this country. We could turn the tide on this issue,” he said. “And that’s one of the reasons the battle is so intense and so uphill, getting to these pastors and getting them to come forward and address the issue, because of the level of spiritual warfare that we’re contending with. The enemy does not want them to get this information, because if the black community, the sleeping giant that it is, ever wakes up and begins contesting this issue, it’s over. I believe that.”
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