Saturday, July 24, 2010

Pro-Life Freedom Rides Launch in Alabama, By James Tillman

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, July 23, 2010 ( -- In an echo of the Freedom Rides of the civil rights movement, the nation's first pro-life Freedom Ride begins today with a rally and concert in Birmingham, Alabama, and will conclude in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon with a prayer service held at the tomb of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The pro-life movement is the civil rights movement," declared Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., full-time member of the Pastoral Team of Priests for Life, and leader of the Freedom Rides which will occur over the coming months.

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