Magazine April 6, 2020, Issue

The Pro-Life Movement You’ve Never Heard Of

At the March for Life rally, Washington, D.C., January 27, 2017 (The Washington Post/Contributor/Getty Images)
It’s not just white Christian conservatives

When Ryan Bomberger, an African-American pro-life activist and the founder of the Radiance Foundation, launched one of his group’s first major advertising campaigns — drawing attention to the disproportionate effect of abortion on black communities — National Public Radio produced a segment covering it and interviewed him extensively before the segment was finalized.

“When the show came out, they had omitted me from the entire piece,” Bomberger says. “This was a segment about a campaign that I had designed, that my group had put together. They didn’t mention me at all. They had three pro-abortion perspectives, and one of our colleagues

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