Cleaning up Alabama’s back alley

Cradle My Heart Radio was there with The Selma Project for Life marching to shut down an illegal abortion operation

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Alveda King, Charmaine Yoest, Catherine Davis (photo from Charmaine Yoest)

In June 2015 Catherine Davis led The Selma Project for Life–a rally and march across Pettus Bridge to issue a call for state and local governments to enforce civil and criminal laws against abortionists.

The failure of authorities to uphold the law in Pennsylvania resulted in the notorious Kermit Gosnell case, and many others like him were exposed  to protect women from the illegal dangerous actions of abortion providers across the US.

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Cathrerine Davis, Star Parker, Charmaine Yoest, Fr. Terry Gensemer, Dr. Freda Bush, Kim Ketola

Davis notes that public health statistics prove abortion is disproportionately impacting women of color, and most especially black women. Alabama is home to Samuel Lett who alledgedly operated his abortion center outside the legal rules for such centers in that state. When the State of Alabama disagreed with investigative findings, the march was on.

In addition to Catherine Davis, The Selma Project speakers included Alveda King, Star Parker, Dr. Freda Bush, Ryan Bomberger, Charmaine Yoest, and others. Event sponsors include CEC for Life, National Black Pro-life Coalition, and The Radiance Foundation.

I was both humbled and proud to join the march. I was also changed–by the prayer leading up to the March, by the spiritual warfare surrounding the events that weekend, and by the decision to suspend all actions and wait as soon as the march ended. To see God move to bring about the desired end a short six months later is a dramatic and compelling story of faith in action you don’t want to miss.

From Catherine’s bio:

Catherine Davis

Catherine Davis

Catherine Davis is the founder and president of The Restoration Project. She often partners with the National Black Prolife Coalition, the Network of Politically Active Christians, and the Frederick Douglas Foundation in an ongoing effort to educate Americans about the issues that are impacting the Black community. Catherine, a public speaker and civil rights champion, is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Tufts University
who attended the University of Bridgeport School of Law.

Early in 2010, she partnered with The Radiance Foundation to launch one of the most
news-generating Pro-Life campaigns ever, the “Endangered Species” billboard/web
campaign. Catherine was featured in numerous TV, radio and newspaper features
including The NY Times, CNN, MSNBC, ABC World News, NPR and throughout the
entire blogosphere. She believes in holding public officials accountable and legislatively
chipping away at the practices and policies that are ravaging a free America.
A former candidate for Congress in Georgia’s fourth district, Catherine is focused on
positive change through education, local/state involvement, and peaceful action.


PLEASE NOTE: Cradle My Heart, Finding God’s Love After Abortion provides affirmation and hope after abortion from the Scriptures. Here are more resources for help and healing. If you are pregnant and need free, confidential help call 1-800-712-HELP. If you’ve had an abortion and need immediate help call 1-866-482-LIFE.

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