The phrase ‘BLACK PREBORN LIVES MATTER’ was painted on the street outside of the downtown Baltimore Planned Parenthood by pro-life activists early Saturday morning.
The group behind the effort was Students for Life in America, an organization that calls itself “one of the nation’s most active pro-life organizations and the largest youth pro-life organization.”
“We are the only national pro-life organization dedicated to training and equipping college, high school, medical, and law school students,” the organization states on its Facebook page. “Our approach is uniquely effective, and the methods we have developed are a combination of time-tested techniques and cutting-edge technology.”
Police Do Not Press Charges
Police officers arrived on the scene shortly after the pro-lifers began to paint, but they did not make the painters remove the message, nor did they issue any citations.
Baltimore police Sgt. Vincenzo Julio said “[The message painted] will remain here unless the city wants to come take it out, and that would be outside the police department.”
The pro-life Students for Life in America street painters wore shirts that read ‘BLACK PREBORN LIVES MATTER’ and gave them to the police officers that arrived on the scene.
On their website, studentsforlife.org released a statement explaining why they painted the ‘BLACK PREBORN LIVES MATTER’ slogan outside of the Planned Parenthood:
“The effort comes at a time in which Planned Parenthood’s racist past and present are making headlines. Even Planned Parenthood past and present employees acknowledge the racist roots and history of the nation’s No. 1 abortion vendor, which seems to be impacting their current working environment. Consider that though only 13 percent of the female population, African American women make up 38 percent of all reported abortions. Perhaps that is because 4 out of 5 Planned Parenthood vendors are within walking distance of minority-dense neighborhoods, according to a Supreme Court amicus brief.”
They took a photo outside of the Baltimore Planned Parenthood, holding up a sign that read, “President Trump, Help Us Save Black Lives. Defund Planned Parenthood.”