Pro-Life Republican Rep. Tim Scott to Replace DeMint in Senate
Republican Congressman Tim Scott, a black pro-life advocate, will replace pro-life Sen. Jim DeMint in the U.S. Senate, after DeMint stepped down to take over as the head of the conservative Heritage Foundation.
Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina announced today that she chose Representative Tim Scott to replace Jim DeMint in the United States Senate, a move which makes him the first black senator from the South in decades. Scott will serve until a special election is held in 2014. Ref. Source 4
Black Pro-Life Senator Not Invited to Speak at March on Washington
Senator Tim Scott is not on only the only black Republican member of Congress, he's the only black member of the U.S. Senate of either party.
However, organizers of the March on Washington to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's. Famous "I Have a Dream" speech declined to invite the unabashedly pro-life lawmakers to participate. Ref. Source 5