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Fatherhood Begins in the Womb

Contact: Walter B. Hoye II, Issues4Life Foundation, 510-225-4055

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 14, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ – "FATHERHOOD BEGINS IN THE WOMB!" is a new billboard/website campaign that focuses on the most missing component of the national abortion debate: FATHERS! A collaborative effort between the Issues4Life Foundation and The Radiance Foundation, this campaign details the culture of abandonment that abortion has created by revealing the statistics of FATHERLESSNESS, single-parent poverty, and the deterioration of two-parent married households.

    Press Conference Details

    When: 9:00 A.M., September 17th, 2011

    Where: 100 Capitol Mall, Central Pacific Room, Sacramento, California 95814-3244

    Other: The Maafa21 documentary screening will immediately follow the Press Conference.

Walter B. Hoye II, President of the Issues4Life Foundation says: "When a man has sex with a woman he is consenting to being a FATHER. We want to emphasize the biblical requirement and vital need for men to be involved as PROVIDERS and PROTECTORS when 'LIFE' happens."

In the mid 60s, an alarming 25% of black children were born to single mothers. Today, 41% of all U.S. children (72.3% of black children and 35.7% of white children) are born to unmarried households. This is a major crisis.

Ryan Bomberger, Chief Creative Officer of The Radiance Foundation and creator of the TooManyAborted.com campaigns, explains: "Men have been empowered by Roe v. Wade to have sex and run. They've been forced out of their crucial role by perpetual welfare and today's brand of liberal feminism."

"Too many men have abdicated their responsibility in the home," says La Verne Tolbert, Ph.D., former New York City Planned Parenthood Board Member and part of the National Black Pro-Life Coalition. "The pervasiveness of a fatherless society is the tragic result of this moral decline. Today's alarming abortion rates demonstrate the need for men to, once again, become the protectors of their children and the guardians of their families."

"The words of my Father influenced my mother to schedule an appointment to abort me," says Christina Marie Martin, the Director of Bound4Life Atlanta. "Fathers possess great power to protect life or destroy it."

The Issues4life Foundation is a nonprofit organization, based in California, dedicated to protecting human life from our biological beginning and works with Black leaders nationwide.

The Radiance Foundation is a nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire people to live a life of meaning. Through media and community outreach efforts, they illuminate the intrinsic value each person possesses.