Monday, September 13, 2010

Successful start for Freedom Rides

Charlie Butts - OneNewsNow - 9/13/2010 3:35:00 AMBookmark and Share

City busPriests for Life's first Pro-Life Freedom Ride last month was deemed a successful event, and now the group is gearing up for its second ride.

The Pro-Life Freedom Ride from Birmingham to Atlanta was held last month, kicking off the Freedom Riders' ten steps to end abortion, including a nine-week period of prayer.

"It was a tremendous impact to have pro-life leaders [and] African-American leaders led by Dr. Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and daughter of the Reverend A.D. King, leading the charge, really making the connection between the civil rights movement and the pro-life movement," shares Priests for Life spokesman Jim Pinto. Read more

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