UNION CITY, Calif.,—The National Black Prolife Coalition expresses heartfelt sympathy to the family of Tonya Reaves—the most recent victim of a botched abortion performed at a Chicago Planned Parenthood facility. Tonya’s death is particularly tragic because this is not Planned Parenthood’s and other abortionists’ first incident killing both mother and child. Abortion, the most unregulated surgical procedure in the nation, has left a trail of dead women and over 54 million babies in its wake.
Planned Parenthood has long maintained abortion is a safe, just option for women. They claim that keeping it legal will ensure no more women are harmed. However Ryan Bomberger, Chief Creative Officer of The Radiance Foundation disagrees: “Pro-abortion activists like to call abortion ‘reproductive justice,’ but we can only call this reproductive death. We mourn for the loss of these two lives and the devastation of many more, regardless of race.”
Stephen Broden, senior pastor of Fair Park Bible Fellowship believes “Tonya Reaves death is a tragedy that must be made known across America. This is another example of how Planned Parenthood is a threat to our women, children and ultimately our survival. Their influence and presence must be removed from our community,” he said.