Tag: "March for Life"

The Great Value of the March for Life
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The Great Value of the March for Life

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Is the March for Life a waste of time? It seems like every year some people ask the question, even as around half a million folks take over the National Mall of Washington, D.C., and dozens of other marches challenge the complacency of state capitals around the country. The answer, by the way, is “no.” […]

Marching for Life: Defending Life from its Beginning to Natural End
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Marching for Life: Defending Life from its Beginning to Natural End

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Every year on January 22nd, the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, hundreds of thousands of brave marchers from all walks of life participate in the March for Life in Washington, D.C. While the March for Life focuses on the grave nature of abortion, it provides the perfect sounding board to voice the sacredness of […]

January 22 Again
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January 22 Again

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In five days the throngs will again descend on the nation’s capital and gather in state capitals across the land. They will come together peacefully, for the 42nd year in a row, to mourn the deaths of countless millions of preborn babies. The March for Life is upon us. Nobody knows for sure how many children have […]

A Shifting Tide: Pro-Life Laws and the March for Life
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A Shifting Tide: Pro-Life Laws and the March for Life

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Wednesday, January 22 will mark the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade: a 7 to 2 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that found a woman’s right to an abortion fell within the right to privacy protected by the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The Justices’ decision invalidated all state laws restricting access to abortion […]

A Generation Lucky to be Alive
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A Generation Lucky to be Alive

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Today, hundreds of thousands of pro-life people are gathered in Washington D.C. for the annual March for Life, commemorating the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that struck down existing state laws protecting unborn children.  For those who have been on the March or seen footage of it on EWTN (you can hardly see […]

Pope Surprises 40,000 Italian Pro-Lifers, Joins March for Life
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Pope Surprises 40,000 Italian Pro-Lifers, Joins March for Life

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Pope Francis surprised about 40,000 Italian and international participants in today’s Marcia per la Vita (March for Life) Internazionale in Rome this morning, when he left the Apostolic Palace to greet them personally from his popemobile in the street where they were lined up. Monsignore Ignacio Barreiro, the head of the Rome office of Human […]

What Motivated Nellie Gray
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What Motivated Nellie Gray

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News reached our prolife movement this week that Nellie Gray, who founded and led the annual March for Life, has died. What motivated Nellie Gray to be so passionate, so focused, about ending abortion? Nellie served as a corporal in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. As she did her desk job […]

U.S. March for Life Founder Nellie Gray Passes Away
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U.S. March for Life Founder Nellie Gray Passes Away

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One of the leading lights of the pro-life movement in the United States has gone out. Nellie Gray, the charismatic octogenarian founder of the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., the largest annual pro-life event in the country, passed away over the weekend, and was discovered in her apartment yesterday. Gray, who was once […]

#MarchForLife — Social Media Spreads The Message Of The March For Life
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#MarchForLife — Social Media Spreads The Message Of The March For Life

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This weekend, close to half a million souls will descend upon Washington D.C. Teens will stay up all night Saturday, praying and praising in our national Shrine. Housewives from the south will stand next to University presidents from the north in the freezing cold, while businessmen from the east mingle with college students from the west, […]

Pro-life Youth Create Cautious Hope for the Future
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Pro-life Youth Create Cautious Hope for the Future

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At the 38th March for Life, we saw thousands of high school and college students, young seminarians, young religious sisters and families with young children.