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African Pro-Lifer . . . To Warn S.F. Rally Of Obama’s “Path Of Destruction” For Her Continent

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By DEXTER DUGGAN

The U.S. Supreme Court didn’t seem to think it would be creating much of a legal ripple when it arbitrarily overthrew the abortion laws of all 50 states on January 22, 1973. Pro-abortionists expected that whatever opposition arose to its fiat would fade within a few years.
The 7-2 majority opinions on that day, Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, blundered along from fantasies to sheer ignorance to stupefying ignorance. Dissenting Justice Byron White said the court simply was exercising “raw judicial power.”
By issuing its ruling in the dead of winter, the court at least had the seasons on its side, with the likelihood that should anyone later wish to demonstrate against Roe and Doe on their anniversary, the foes would be facing January cold rain, sleet, snow, or even blizzards in large areas of the United States.
However, potentially inclement weather was just one more of the challenges that the burgeoning pro-life movement coped with.
The largest annual pro-life march not only in the U.S. but also the world takes place right on the home territory of the Supreme Court, in wintry Washington, D.C., regularly drawing more than a half-million participants. It has been held since 1974.
The theme of the 2016 national March for Life (marchforlife.org), scheduled for January 22, is “Pro-Life and Pro-Woman Go Hand-in-Hand.” Other pro-life rallies and marches occur around the U.S. about the same time.
In what quickly became the second-largest of the marches, the Walk for Life West Coast (walkforlifewc.com) began with more than 7,000 participants in liberal San Francisco in 2005 and has grown to more than 50,000 people. This year’s rally and walk through downtown are scheduled for January 23.
San Francisco speakers scheduled include David Daleiden, the project leader of California’s Center for Medical Progress, whose recent videos of Planned Parenthood barbarity shocked the nation; Jesus Emmanuel Arturo Acha Martinez, a renowned ballad and pop singer known in the Latin world simply as Emmanuel, and Rev. Dr. Clenard Childress Jr., a New Jersey pastor and founder and director of BlackGenocide.org, dedicated to exposing the racist components of the abortion movement.
Also scheduled to speak in San Francisco is Obianuju Ekeocha, the Nigerian-born founder and president of Culture of Life Africa (cultureoflifeafrica.com), who moved to the United Kingdom in 2006 and lives near Birmingham, England, for her medical career. She holds a master’s degree in biomedical science from the University of East London and a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from the University of Nigeria.
She previously was a medical laboratory scientist at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital.
Ekeocha told The Wanderer that she comes to the United States about five times a year, mostly to the East Coast for UN-related matters, but will be visiting San Francisco for the first time for the Walk for Life West Coast.
The Wanderer interviewed Ekeocha by email, during which she warned of the Barack Obama administration’s ruthless attacks on African families. “Africa has been led through a path of destruction to a dangerous cultural precipice since the beginning of the Obama presidency, and I pray we don’t completely jump off by the end of this administration,” she said.
Here is that interview.
Q. What will you be saying to the Walk for Life West Coast audience in San Francisco?
A. I hope to encourage the courageous and valiant American pro-life community for showing the rest of the world that in spite of the tyranny of legal abortion, we can still speak truth to power. That we can still witness to the inalienable and inestimable dignity of every human life from the womb to the tomb.
I would also be calling attention to the little-known fact that American pro-abortion organizations like Planned Parenthood (fortified by government funds) are the ones pushing for the spread of legal abortion.
We (pro-life organizations in Africa) are trying to oppose these organizations, but they are often too strong for us, but only the great American pro-life movement can help us end this insurgency of the Culture of Death by asking for an end to the public funding of these organizations.
I hope to encourage the great American pro-life community to ask for an end to abortion around the world.
Q. I don’t think many citizens in Western nations even know how their tax money is being misused by their elite leaders to impose an immoral lifestyle around the world, including Africa. What would you say to ordinary citizens in these countries, so they could pressure their leaders to stop exerting these immoral influences?
A. Planned Parenthood alone has more than 11,000 service centers in Africa, and there are other like-minded organizations whose sole purpose is to convince Africans that the baby in the womb is indeed disposable.
The Mexico City Policy (MCP) which was instituted by President Reagan prevented government funding for organizations that perform or promote abortion. This policy actually protects the lives of unborn babies and their mothers in Africa because it limits the operations of many of these pro-abortion organizations.
But ever since January 2009, President Obama repealed the Mexico City Policy, and pro-abortion organizations have been so empowered to push, prod, and lobby African leaders to open their doors to legal abortion in various African countries. What is most painful and shameful is that all this is being done by American tax dollars. And we Africans don’t stand a chance in this money-driven strategy.
Q. Please describe briefly the activities you pursue for pro-life, including at the United Nations.
A. I run a very small but multifaceted pro-life operation. My organization Culture of Life Africa was founded to protect and preserve the sanctity of life from conception through the spread of good pro-life information and education in as many African countries as possible. So my role is mainly that of a speaker and strategist.
With so many limitations on resources, I try to work where it will have the highest impact, i.e., with leaders. I work a lot with African Catholic bishops, advising them (when consulted) on life issues. I help them to plan, propose, and facilitate pro-life conferences and rallies (very much like the Walk for Life) in major cities.
I also work hard to inform legislators in countries where it is possible, especially where they are being pulled and pressured (usually by Western influence) to legalize abortion.
When I can afford it, I host high-level pro-life seminars and strategic dinners because I know everyone in Africa loves a good dinner party, even one where they will be hearing and learning about the sanctity of human life from conception!
Then I try to attend relevant events at the UN in order to offer technical support to African UN delegates who are equally under constant pressure to bend to the will and views of wealthier, powerful countries.
I have made some very good friendships with some of these delegates and, even when I am not at the UN, they still sometimes contact me when they need help.
And even if I am unable to provide for them the right support they need, I would often know the best and most capable pro-life organizations in America to contact for help. One of such excellent organizations is the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues.
Q. Please describe your biomedical work.
A. I work as a hematology and blood-transfusion specialist in a hospital pathology department. So when I am not doing pro-life work, I spend most of my time in the hospital laboratory, working hard to diagnose blood-related diseases. Lab coats, microscopes, biochemical reagents, blood analyzers, and biomedical machines — these are some of the things I work with every day.
Q. Barack Obama likes to pose as a friend of Africa, but his U.S. government’s hostile activities against African values and families are in reality just the opposite. What would you tell people about the damage he actually has caused, and what would you like to see changed once he has left the White House in 2017?
A. Since President Obama has been in office, Africa has experienced an undeniable erosion of our cultural and moral values.
We have of course seen the repeal of the Mexico City Policy. We have seen a rabid agitation for the review and maybe removal of the Helms Amendment (which offers African mothers and unborn babies the same type of protection as the MCP). We have had two new countries legalize abortion without the knowledge or support of the local population, and we have many more considering this path to legal abortion as well.
We have more graphic sex-ed programs being brought to African youth. We have more erotic condom campaigns being launched by organizations that are funded by the USAID. There was even a very controversial condom ad in Kenya, which caused terrible unrest among the people and which was banned after a few days. This ad was partly sponsored by USAID under President Obama.
We also have more emphasis on population control and less emphasis on family-oriented programs.
Africa has been led through a path of destruction to a dangerous cultural precipice since the beginning of the Obama presidency, and I pray we don’t completely jump off by the end of this administration.
So I implore Americans of goodwill to consider voting in a God-fearing, principled president in the upcoming elections, not just for the good of your country, but also for the protection of millions of people in developing countries across Africa.
Q. What do you think you’ll like about visiting San Francisco for the first time?
A. Meeting the wonderful people of San Francisco. Seeing the Golden Gate Bridge, which I have seen in movies for as long as I can remember. Being in a place that is not freezing in January. I look forward to every minute of it!

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