Slavery and Abortion – Straight Talk on Life Issues


Pro-abortion advocates will often argue that the unborn are not “really” human. They will argue that the baby is simply the property of the mother. They will say that if you don’t like abortion, then don’t participate in it, but you shouldn’t “impose” your morality on other people. These arguments are very familiar to the trained eye. They are all the same arguments that were made in defense of chattel slavery! Join us this week as we are joined by Nicole C. Mullen and Catherine Davis to discuss these shocking parallels on Straight Talk on Life Issues.  


The Restoration Project

The Restoration Project is dedicated to rebuilding families, promoting the sanctity of life, and providing related educational materials, in order to transform American public policy and culture’s impact on Black life into a restored culture of uprightness, evenhandedness, and virtue.

National Black Pro-Life Coalition

The National Black Pro-Life Coalition is a bold network of Pro-Life and Pro-Family organizations that embrace the biblical model. All together, we are committed to restoring a culture, that celebrates our Lord Jesus ChristLife and Family cultivating Hope and Prosperity in the Black community.


Abortion and Slavery: History Repeats

Ever since the Roe vs. Wade and Doe vs. Bolton decisions on abortion by the US Supreme Court in 1973, spokesmen for the Right-to-Life movement have been comparing the abortion issue to slavery. They have pointed to the core analogy of legal personhood for black Americans then, and of unborn Americans today.

The 1973 decision has been compared to the Dred Scott decision of 1857. Its identical court majority of 7-2, its holdings, even the arguments justifying it then, find almost exact echoes today in the abortion decisions.

Pregnancy Centers Life Affirming Choices Pro-Abundant Life

Acknowledging that every human life begins at conception and is worthy of protection, Care Net offers compassion, hope, and help to anyone considering abortion by presenting them with realistic alternatives and Christ-centered support through our life-affirming network of pregnancy centers, churches, organizations, and individuals.



Catherine Davis is the President of The Restoration Project. She often partners with the National Black Prolife Coalition, and the Douglass Leadership Institute, in an ongoing effort to educate Americans about public policy that impacts 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. A recipient of the 2019 Georgia Right to Life Hope Award, 2021
Atlanta Morning Center, Champion for Life award and 2022 Radiance Foundation’s Dr. Mildred Jefferson Trailblazer award, Catherine believes in holding public officials
accountable to uphold practices and policies to protect women, babies, and families in a free America.

Catherine is focused on positive change through education, local/state involvement,
and peaceful action.

Nicole C. Mullen has long been known as an undeniably talented artist who is unafraid to be vulnerable and transparent with her audience. She continues a legacy of sincerity and artistic integrity that in the past has been recognized with two Grammy® Award nominations and nine Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, including two Female Vocalist of the Year honors, Song of Year for “Redeemer, and On My Knees”, the Urban Album of the Year for “Everyday People ”, Contemporary Song of the year (Call on Jesus), and the first African American female to win Songwriter of the Year for Redeemer. 

Nicole, is familiar with broken relationships. She can relate to those who have walked through abuse, betrayal, and hurt. She has learned to forgive and come out of a ‘night season’ stronger than she’s ever been before. 

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