Mike Adams

Last week, during a speech at UNC-Chapel Hill, I asked students to invite Star Parker to their campus in 2009. I specifically asked them to invite her to speak during Black History Month, which was previously known as “February.” I recommended that they ask her to address the issue of racism and abortion.

Not many students know that 512 of every 1000 black pregnancies end in abortion. Nor do many know that 37% of all aborted babies are black. This is despite the fact that blacks comprise only 12% of the population. That’s why I also told UNC-CH students to sponsor a “genocide awareness day” during Women’s History Month, which was previously known as “March.”

The idea behind “genocide awareness day” is to place 51 crosses in front of a university Women’s Resource Center. Beforehand, pro-life students paint 32 of the crosses white and 19 black. This is to illustrate that black babies are aborted disproportionately. When students stop to ask about the black crosses they can be told the truth; namely, that feminists are finally realizing the racist dreams of Margaret Sanger.

Remember that liberals claim the disproportionate incarceration of blacks is “institutional” racism, even if it is not intentional. By the same logic, the disproportionate abortion of blacks is “institutional” racism, regardless of the intentions of pro-choicers.

A recent decision by the University of St. Thomas (UST) to deny a voice to a black pro-life speaker – one unafraid to voice concerns over the black genocide – could also be characterized as institutional racism. It doesn’t matter whether the “Catholic” university intended to suppress speech opposing a practice that is disproportionately killing blacks. If an institution in any way perpetuates a practice that adversely affects any minority then it is racist. University leftists made up the rule, and now they have to play by it.

UST Vice President of Student Affairs Jane Canney (jwcanney@stthomas.edu) is the one who recently nixed an idea for an April 21st speech by Star Parker. This was done because she was “uncomfortable” with the fact that the speech was sponsored by the Young America’s Foundation (YAF). Note that the “Catholic” university was “comfortable” hosting a speech last year by pro-abortion candidate Al Franken.

The “Catholic” university was also comfortable hosting a speech by Debra Davis, an outspoken transgendered “woman.” I’m not sure how “she” feels about abortion. I don’t know whether Davis is “woman” enough to get pregnant.

(Disclaimer: The author of this column is a speaker for the Young America’s Foundation. He also contemplated a sex change to help him get a promotion to full professor).

A committee on which Jane Canney (jwcanney@stthomas.edu) serves denied the Students for Human Life a room on campus for Star Parker's YAF-sponsored lecture. It is said that Canney's (jwcanney@stthomas.edu ) hostility toward YAF began two years ago after an Ann Coulter speech at UST. The speech was attended by nearly 800 students. But Canney (jwcanney@stthomas.edu) claimed she felt "uncomfortable" while listening to Coulter. It is unclear whether the discomfort was caused by Coulter’s opposition to abortion or her opposition to Al Franken.

YAF spokesman Jason Mattera correctly stated that it was “unbecoming” of a college administrator to negate speech intended for many by her own personal discomfort. I plan to write Canney (jwcanney@stthomas.edu) to express my agreement with Mattera, a fellow white survivor of Roe v. Wade.

But Jane Canney (jwcanney@stthomas.edu) is not the only one hurting the intellectual climate at UST by allowing feelings to interfere with the free exchange of ideas. Three years ago, UST president, Father Dennis Dease (djdease@stthomas.edu), accused Ann Coulter of "vulgarizing" the campus. Interestingly, there really was vulgar language uttered at the Coulter speech. But it was directed at her by campus leftists.

Sadly, if Star Parker wants to come speak at UST she’ll have to run for the U.S. Senate as a Democrat or have a sex change. Meanwhile, most black babies are aborted and most Catholic students remain “comfortable.”


Mike Adams

Mike Adams is a criminology professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and author of Letters to a Young Progressive: How To Avoid Wasting Your Life Protesting Things You Don't Understand.