Clenard Childress
No one would have predicted it...? Obama creates a more pro-life America...
By Clenard Childress
June 23, 2012

Former presidential candidate, Gary Bauer, and current president of, American Values, opined last month that, "No one would have predicted it, but President Obama has created a more pro-life America." Mr. Bauer went on to say that, "As soon as Barack Obama became President, pro-life affiliation shot up. It seems shifts in public opinion on abortion correlate with sweeping political change. When Obama won, many Americans saw his real extremism on the issues and embraced the pro-life cause to counterbalance it..." italics added.

No one would have ever predicted it? On the contrary, on November 17th, 2008, Rev. Clenard H. Childress Jr. , yours truly, of the Life Education And Resource Network — LEARN — gave an insightfully prophetic commentary on the election of Barack Obama, which you can read in its entirety in the archives of my column. The title of the Article was, "The Best Thing To End Black Genocide." Here is a short excerpt:
    November 4th, 2008 will always be remembered for the election of Barack Obama, the most pro-abortion presidential candidate in the history of the United States. I was quickened with the understanding it will also mark the day of the greatest opportunity ever to have been handed me, as well as other Civil Rights Activists for the unborn. No, it's not what I asked for, but it's what I have been praying for since I first heard of the holocaust levied against babies in America and especially those in the African-American Community.

    With the election of Barack Obama, we now have a face to put on the abortion plague and a link to the leader of the abortion industry, Planned Parenthood. Despite our efforts, in reality, the time to make this connection was clouded by the notoriety of the first black president and a failing economy. The result is: people still don't know who Barack Obama is and many are now looking deeper into the president elect's life and associations. The truth is: knowing his defeat would only minimize this exposure to America, God has now set it up for a global impact of astronomical proportions.

The 'wave' of illumination almost caught up to the president, and in fact, if it had not been for a 'timely' economic storm that would build into a fully-fledged hurricane, he would not have been the first black president of these United States. The wave was delayed, but not denied, and though its arrival was post-election, it is still rushing in upon the shores of the minds and lives of millions of Americans, who find themselves asking: 'are we better off now than we were four years ago...? For what they didn't know then, they certainly know now, and this knowledge will pay a heavy toll come elections in November 2012.

It seems the Captain of the Good Ship Obama has lost his way in the raging political tempest and each attempt to steady the ship appears to take it further off course, and thus completely out of touch with the American People — the private sector in particular — and reality itself. The record number of holes played on the golf course — one hundredth round on Father's Day — possibly gives the president a momentary safe haven, but I wish he would pay less attention to his golf swing, and more on perishing African-American offspring. Black children are victimized in the womb by a systemic abortion industry at the rate of 1,786 lives a day. And if they survive that, they are debilitated habitually out of the womb by a failing Public School system run by a sophisticated gang of thugs called the Teachers Union, whom Barack Obama gives his full support.

In closing, I cannot emphasize enough the condition of 'low visibility' for this storm has surely blurred the vision of the Captain which has had an obvious effect on the logic of his decisions. The hypocrisy is so stunning, so blatant, it becomes appalling! The last observation can be clearly seen in his decision to allow Illegal Aliens who were born here to receive total amnesty. His logic...?
    "Why should the children have to suffer for a mistake their parents made?"
Somebody tell me he didn't say that, PLEASE! The most pro-abortion agenda ever unleashed in our nations' history via the Bully Pulpit of the presidency and the perpetrator says that children should not suffer for mistakes that their parents made! PLEASE!

Mr. President, please ascribe that logic to every child conceived in the womb in America, who are citizens, legally... who also should not suffer deportation, or death by dismemberment or chemical warfare... for the mistakes their parents made!

This maligned perverted logic is what we could have never predicted.

© Clenard Childress


The views expressed by RenewAmerica columnists are their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of RenewAmerica or its affiliates.
(See RenewAmerica's publishing standards.)

Clenard Childress

Rev. Dr. Clenard H. Childress, Jr., is the senior pastor of The New Calvary Baptist Church in Montclair, NJ. He is the founder of the website and president of Life Education And Resource Network, Northeast. LEARN is the largest African-American pro-life group in the US... (more)


Receive future articles by Clenard Childress: Click here

More by this author

July 18, 2022
Missisippi has become an oasis of freedom and justice

October 8, 2021
Democrats push for late term abortion laws to increase profits of abortion industry’s baby parts business

April 28, 2021
Are you “woke” to Black genocide in America?

December 14, 2020
Raphael Warnock’s love letter to Planned Parenthood

October 16, 2020
Democrats' racism and African Americans

August 11, 2020
Planned Parenthood confesses: Margaret Sanger was a racist!

April 15, 2020
African Americans disproportionately affected by virus while NJ and NY governors ban or restrict the cure?

May 28, 2019
Abortion clinic uses deceptive "Black Lives Matter" tactics to target African American mothers in New Jersey

March 4, 2019
Remedy: A black face to the rescue of black faced

July 14, 2018
Why hasn't NAACP denounced racist comments by Planned Parenthood's founder?

More articles


Stephen Stone
The most egregious lies Evan McMullin and the media have told about Sen. Mike Lee

Siena Hoefling
Protect the Children: Update with VIDEO

Stephen Stone
Flashback: Dems' fake claim that Trump and Utah congressional hopeful Burgess Owens want 'renewed nuclear testing' blows up when examined

James Lambert
Why illegal immigration negatively affects our country

Rev. Mark H. Creech
Revelation Chapter 16: A world shaken and pummeled to the ground

Victor Sharpe
November 2, 1956: A day and a month that changed the world

Jerry Newcombe
Communist goals and America

Madeline Crabb
The importance of dress codes and standards

Curtis Dahlgren
'Inside American Education;' beware professional liars

Cherie Zaslawsky
The firebombing of Maui: Part Two

Cherie Zaslawsky
The firebombing of Maui: Part One

Steve A. Stone
Sen. Mike Lee gives us a lesson in sausage making

Pete Riehm
Whether it's the border, crime, or government, lawlessness cannot be ignored!

Frank Louis
Is simulation winning out over reality? Perception? I think maybe so.

R.T. Neary
Bidenism run amok – and it was clearly foreseen
  More columns


Click for full cartoon
More cartoons


Matt C. Abbott
Chris Adamo
Russ J. Alan
Bonnie Alba
Chuck Baldwin
Kevin J. Banet
J. Matt Barber
Fr. Tom Bartolomeo
. . .
[See more]

Sister sites