When Dr. King's house was bombed and his followers were dismayed, this godly civil rights activist urged them not to panic, not to fight back, but rather to turn the other cheek and love their enemies.
Dr. King would have been a champion of civil rights for the unborn. It is in his memory that I re-post this entry from Saturday's Pro-Life Tribe blog <http://Pro-LifeTribe.blogspot.com>
This is the week for all pro-life ministries to come together and commemorate the millions of babies whose lives have been lost to abortion. Fifty-one million little ones received no funeral or burial; yet they deserve to be remembered and mourned. Their blood cries out to us as a call to be strong and vigilant, to overcome evil . . . with good.
How do we do that? Keep doing what we're already doing--working within the law to peacefully change the minds and hearts of the public.
Whether you're working for change
- in a pregnancy center,
- in the political realm,
- on college campuses,
- in the public square,
- at abortion clinics, and even
- in your churches
Polls show that public sentiment toward abortion is turning. The day is coming when all will be free.
To modify slightly the text of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech: