Obama’s Legacy of Death in Kenya

It was exactly 3 years ago to this month that the Kenyan Parliament, with the solid support of the Obama Administration, approved a draft of their new Constitution that was to overturn Kenya’s historic prohibition on abortions.

Although the draft contained language advocating the right to life for unborn children, it also had a section with a health exception that essentially opened the nation to unlimited abortions throughout pregnancy for any reason.

The United States government (led by the Obama Administration) poured in so many resources and so much time and effort to see this new Constitution passed, despite the clear and undeniable indications that the Kenyans were a Pro-Life people with polls showing at the time that 69% of the people were strongly against legalised abortion and only 9% were in support of it.  But with the overwhelming “persuasion” from the likes of  Michael Ranneberger–the US Ambassador to Kenya–the Constitution was passed and Kenya became one of the few African nations to compromise the right to life of their unborn, all in the name of “development”.
3 years ago LifeNews.com wrote a moving piece on the very active role of the United States leadership in passing the new Kenyan Constitution that opened the door to abortion.
And so we ask at this point, exactly what has happened in this beautiful nation that was a pro-life territory up until 3 years ago? How has the Obama-supported Kenyan Constitution affected the Kenyans? How has it brought development to the nation? How has it affected women, men and children (born and unborn)?
Well, for one, Marie Stopes International (world-wide abortion provider) has spread its tentacles to almost all corners of the country. And they are providing abortion on demand as they know exactly how to manoeuvre the new Constitution with ease as can be seen by this unbelievably heartbreaking pro-abortion article addressed to young Kenyans .
And so many unborn Kenyan babies have been and are still being killed in the womb. And many Kenyan women are getting into a pattern of “serial abortions“. And lives and families are being destroyed.
We are only 3 years into this wasteland territory and already so much death, blood, hurt, harm, and scars in the land.This cannot be a way forward for any African nation because the path to authentic development cannot and should not be paved in the blood of the innocent.
We hope that other African nations will learn from this case to protect the life of African babies in the womb and  never open their doors to Abortion. Never!

Obianuju Ekeocha


Obianuju Ekeocha is originally from Nigeria, but has for the past six years has been living and working in the United Kingdom as a biomedical scientist. Her work, including the recent "An Open Letter to Melinda Gates," has been published in The Catholic Herald UK and other Catholic news outlets. Obianuju is also part of Culture of Life Africa, an initiative dedicated to the promotion and propagation of the Gospel of Life in Africa through the dissemination of good information, sensitisation and education.

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  • FT

    May our God have mercy on us!

  • Yes indeed FT , may the Lord have mercy on us all and bring an end to the spread of the Culture of Death .

  • why do those in power hate babies so much?

  • Teresa

    The BIG question is: what are we as Catholics doing to counter Marie Stopes? As individuals we can support various organizations that are working in Kenya. What else can we do? Brainstorm time! 🙂

  • Teresa , great question ! As the PP is big and untouchable the US do us Marie Stopes in Africa . They get soooo much money from Melinda Gates and their African presence is strong . What we are trying to do is informing the Africans that these organisations are more interested in inserting their idelology of the Culture of Death rather than help or empower women. If the Africans had better access to the truth , they will reject MSI and IPPF on university campuses and in circles of government officials . You are welcome to visit our blog http://www.cultureoflifeafrica.com & website http://www.cultureoflifeafrica.org , as we are trying to start these crtitcal conversations in Africa and we hope to get the voice of Africans and friends of Africa . And together we reject the Culture of Death !

  • Richard III

    Because they fear that those babies could grow up to oppose them or otherwise deprive them of office.

  • Ez

    Because their wives have had abortions and the only way of justifying their guilt and inner misery is to impose it on others- it makes them feel they have done nothing wrong. And it’s the wives that influence the men in power of “women” policies. Think about it…