World Magazine, my favorite news magazine, has a good article about Clenard Childress, a black Baptist pastor in New Jersey who has incorporated pro-life convictions into his advocacy of social justice.
According to the article, "Today, hundreds of thousands of black babies are aborted each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost one in every two African-American pregnancies ends in abortion. According to the Allen Guttmacher Institute, African-American women are nearly five times more likely than non-Hispanic white women to have an abortion."
Whenever I read such statistics, I'm thankful to God for the courage of Christopher's birthmother. She mentioned to us at the hospital that she was making an unpopular decision.
The article may be read at www.worldmag.com/articles/14473.