This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org
“I will grant them the safety for which they long” (Psalm 12:6).
Reflection: Dr. Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., was marching at the annual March for life, and was asked, “Does this remind you of the civil rights movement and the marches with your uncle?” Her response was, “This is the civil rights movement.” The message of Martin Luther King was not just about the equality of our black brothers and sisters; it was about the equality of all our brothers and sisters. Civil rights begin with the right to life.
Prayer: Defend your people, O God, and protect the rights you have given to them all. Amen.