Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Mildred Jefferson-- African-American pro-life trail-blazer

From World...

Mildred Jefferson, the first African-American woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School and the pro-life trailblazer who helped found the National Right to Life Committee and served for three years as its president, died Oct. 15 at age 84. Jefferson's tireless fight against abortion began in 1970 after the American Medical Association decided its members could perform abortions if the procedure was legal in their states—a stance Jefferson said violated the Hippocratic Oath...


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