No, Fox News, Martin Luther King Jr Wasn't Anti-Abortion

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Fox News is commemorating this Martin Luther King, Jr day by inviting his niece, Dr. Alveda King, to come and speak about his legacy. He was a conservative, she explained, who hated abortion. Except that isn't even close to true, not even the tiniest bit. Leave it to Fox News to wrap a crap sandwich in a lie and call it history.

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Dr. Alveda King is so far to the right that she makes Ronald Reagan look like Che Guevara. She calls herself a "reformed murderer" because she had two abortions during her youth, and says gay marriage is akin to "genocide" because gay people getting married to each other is preventing children from being born from the unhappy fake marriages into which some of the gays would have presumably entered. When asked where her uncle would stand today (video here), she said,

You know, my uncle said, ‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,'" she explained. The negro cannot win if he's willing to sacrifice the futures of his children for immediate personal comfort and safety.' So that led me to say, a woman has a right to choose what she does with her body. The baby is not her body.

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Uh, that's not right. Martin Luther King, Jr was in fact an advocate for reproductive choice for women and was one of the original recipients of The Margaret Sanger Award. During his acceptance speech, he expressed admiration for Sanger's life's work and a belief that life is made better for people who are able to control the sizes of their families.

There is scarcely anything more tragic in human life than a child who is not wanted. That which should be a blessing becomes a curse for parent and child. There is nothing inherent in the Negro mentality which creates this condition. Their poverty causes it. When Negroes have been able to ascend economically, statistics reveal they plan their families with even greater care than whites. Negroes of higher economic and educational status actually have fewer children than white families in the same circumstances.

He later went on to write that his Sanger award was among his prized possessions, but never mind any of those pesky "facts." According to Raw Story, Dr. Alveda King's been peddling her version of her uncle as a conservative, anti choice leader for years, and Fox News is trying to perpetuate it. And everyone knows that in this day and age, if you repeat something enough times, it becomes true.

Fox News portrays MLK Jr as 'conservative' abortion opponent [Raw Story]

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Gale Routh

THIS IS SCIENCE:

FETUS IS NOT A BABY (GOOGLE THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CHART), but a parasite because the classification of the biological relationship that is based on the behavior one organism (fetus) and how it relates to the woman's body.

as a zygote, it invaded the woman's uterus using its TROPHOBLAST cells, hijacked her immune system by using NEUROKININ B and HCG—- so her body doesn't kill it, steals her nutrients to survive, and causes her harm or potential death.

[en.wikipedia.org]

"The placenta functions as an immunological barrier between the mother and the fetus, creating an immunologically privileged site. For this purpose, it uses several mechanisms:

It secretes Neurokinin B containing phosphocholine molecules. This is the same mechanism used by parasitic nematodes to avoid detection by the immune system of their host.[2]"

[en.wikipedia.org]

"Progesterone enriches the uterus with a thick lining of blood vessels and capillaries so that it can sustain the growing fetus. Due to its highly-negative charge, hCG may repel the immune cells of the mother, protecting the fetus during the first trimester. It has also been hypothesized that hCG may be a placental link for the development of local maternal immunotolerance."

[en.wikipedia.org]

"It is also possible for a symbiotic relationship to exist between two organisms of the same species."

[www.answers.com] — Gale's Science of Everyday Things.

just like a parasitic twin —- [en.wikipedia.org]

"an animal or plant that lives in or on another (the host) from which it obtains nourishment. The host does not benefit from the association and is often harmed by it"

[www.thefreedictionary.com]

pregnancy CAUSES HARM: [www.thelizlibrary.org]

since a man can kill his tapeworm at anytime, so should a woman abort unwanted, human-parasitic fetus.

so i will kill any unwanted, parasitic life-form that needs my body to survive— including your precious fetus; not your body carrying the parasite, not your problem nor your concern...get over it.