Star Parker lays out the facts...
"Culture of responsibility is culture of life
The black poverty rate, which has been frozen at twice the national average for decades, is almost exclusively a phenomenon of single parent homes"
...Maybe our first black president doesn't know that, despite blacks being just 12 percent of the American population, black babies constitute 37 percent of all our aborted children. One of every two black pregnancies is aborted.
In the words of my friend, the Rev. Clenard Childress, "the most dangerous place for an African American to be is in the womb of their African American mother."
According to Obama's statement, Roe v Wade was about "reproductive freedom" and a "woman's right to choose" and our "daughters" having "the same rights ... as our sons."
What responsibilities go with these "rights" Mr. President? And do we have ultimate responsibilities? And if so, to whom?
In his inaugural address, Mr. Obama appealed for "a new era of responsibility," bemoaned "greed and irresponsibility" and "failure to make hard choices."
But, Mr. President, if you condone a culture that has no sense of awe and responsibility toward the greatest of all miracles and mysteries -- life itself -- how can you expect responsibility elsewhere?
The president's statement proposes to "reduce" abortions by expanding "access to affordable contraception, accurate health information, and preventative services."
But if there is no problem in destroying the unborn child, why is reducing abortions a goal? If it is okay to do once, why not twenty times? Or a million times a year, like now?
And, sir, will you continue to force us taxpayers to pay for the "unintended" consequences of women exercising their "reproductive freedom"?
Can it be accidental that along with the millions of abortions that followed the Roe v. Wade decision, the stability of American families spiraled downward, divorce rates increased, and out of wedlock birth rates skyrocketed to where today four of ten babies are born to unwed mothers?
As Tom Sowell has pointed out, as late as 1970 most black children were raised in two parent families. By 1995 one third were...