LIFE AT ALL COSTS
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LIFE AT ALL COSTS
AN ANTHOLOGY OF VOICES FROM 21ST CENTURY BLACK PROLIFE LEADERS
Published:
4/12/2012
Format:
Perfect Bound Softcover
Pages:
256
Size:
6x9
ISBN:
978-1-46918-503-3
Print Type:
B/W
GENERAL READERSHIP

Edited by Dr. Alveda King and Dr. La Verne Tolbert, Life At All Costs: An Anthology of Voices from 21st Century Black Prolife Leaders (Xlibris) includes chapters on abortion's impact in the black community, personhood, the genocidal roots of Planned Parenthood, personal stories from post-abortive women, family values, parenting and adoption, the new healthcare mandate, comprehensive sex education vs. abstinence, STDs, and more! This impressive volume concludes with a message for young Christians.

PARENTS, TEACHERS, MINISTERS, YOUTH LEADERS

Here's a new resource just for you! Life At All Costs: An Anthology of Voices from 21st Century Black Prolife Leaders (Xlibris) answers the tough questions kids ask about abortion, contraception, sexual activity, homosexuality, and more! Learn how to defend traditional values from a biblical perspective by reading this collection of essays and articles written by prolife leaders across the United States. Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Dr. La Verne Tolbert edited this volume.

SEMINARIES, UNIVERSITIES

Life At All Costs: An Anthology of Voices from 21st Century Black Prolife Leaders is an excellent new resource for churches, seminaries, and universities. Ethical, social, and moral issues are evaluated from a biblical perspective. Finally, here's a chance to "hear" the voices of leaders in the black prolife community—voices that are often muted by the media. Life At All Costs is edited by Dr. Alveda King and Dr. La Verne Tolbert.

Contents


Acknowledgments..................................................................................11
Introduction...........................................................................................13
We Are Prolife
1. History of the National Black Prolife Movement
And the National Black Prolife Coalition.................................17
Dr. Alveda King
2. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the
Civil Rights of the Unborn......................................................32
Dr. Alveda King
3. We Shall Overcome . . . Abortion............................................36
Day Gardner
4. Is Choice a Delusion?...............................................................38
Reverend Levon R. Yuille
5. Abortion by the Numbers........................................................40
Catherine Davis
6. Abortion: The Robbing of a Heritage.......................................43
Reverend Johnny Hunter
7. Persons Not Property...............................................................47
Reverend Walter Hoye
8. Abortion: The Sin of Idolatry...................................................52
Dr. La Verne Tolbert
9. Planned Parenthood, Eugenics, & the Black Abortion Rate........57
Pastor Stephen Broden
10. The Negro Project 2.0..............................................................61
Pastor Dean Nelson
11. The Language of Oppression...................................................65
Reverend Walter Hoye
12. Influencing the NAACP Towards Life......................................68
Reverend Arnold Culbreath
13. For Every Idle Silence: America's Voiceless Christian Church......74
Pastor Caesar I. LeFlore III
14. Why I Can't Wait.....................................................................81
Reverend Walter Hoye
15. My Abortion Testimony...........................................................89
Chaplain Ayesha Kreutz
16. A New Trojan Horse for Abortion............................................95
Dr. Eric Wallace
17. Is There Not a Cause?............................................................101
Minister Emmanuel Boose
18. A Letter to Honorable John Boehner,
Speaker of the House of Representatives................................103
Dr. Timothy Johnson
19. Planned Parenthood is NOT Your Friend:
Why Planned Parenthood Targets the Inner City........................105
Dr. La Verne Tolbert
20. Worry About Children Later..................................................125
Tegra Little
21. How Can the Dream Survive if We Murder Our Children?...130
Dr. Alveda King
We Are Pro Family
22. Traditional Values..................................................................141
Elder Levon Yuille
23. Keeping Your Home a Sex-Safe Place.....................................145
Drs. Richard and Renée Durfield
24. The Racialization of Adoption...............................................152
Ryan Scott Bomberger, M.A.
25. Orphans Among Us: Where is the Black Church?..................158
Dr. La Verne Tolbert
26. Steve Jobs Changed the World, Adoption Changed His.........168
Ryan Bomberger, M. A.
27. It's Not Healthcare: Dangerous Unconstitutional HHS
Abortifacient/Contraceptive/Sterilization
Mandate Hurts Women.........................................................171
Dr. Alveda King
28. Situation Ethics Rears Its Ugly Head and Human
Embryos are the Losers..........................................................179
Pastor Stephen Broden
29. Homosexuality, Abortion, and Dr. Martin Luther King.........183
Reverend Clenard Childress
30. Why homosexuality is Wrong................................................188
Reverend Clenard Childress
31. Genocide/Suicide of Black America.......................................195
Dr. Loretto Grier Cudjoe Smith
32. Sexual Risk Avoidance............................................................199
Dr. Freda McKissic Bush
33. Abstinence vs. Condoms and Comprehensive Sex Education...204
Dr. La Verne Tolbert
34. Not a Hint: A Message for Young Christians..........................214
La Nej Garrison, M. A.
Closing Words: Our year of Jubilee......................................................221
APPENDIX I The Beloved Community and the Unborn............231
APPENDIX II Reducing the Number of Young Black
Americans Lost through Abortion and
Imprisonment Restoring Respect for
Life and Liberty.....................................................233
APPENDIX III Dear President Obama: Americans
Prayerfully United to Advance the Culture of Life....237
APPENDIX IV Contributors' Bios.................................................241
Bios The Editors and Cover Designer............................................243
Contributors In Alphabetical Order (By Last Name)............................246
Dr. Alveda King is a Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, a grateful mother and grandmother.

She is a former college professor, author, mentor, stage and screen actress, Georgia State Legislator and presidential appointee. She has been “honored” and “blessed” to sit on several boards, and has received numerous awards and honors. Through her ministry of King for America and her vocation as Director of African American Outreach with Priests for Life, she devotes her God- given gifts and talents of writing, singing, song writing, producing and directing media projects and other gifts “to glorify God in the earth”.



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