Saturday, January 28, 2017

#BreakingNews Hundreds of Thousands at MARCH FOR LIFE in Washington DC - USA - over 58 Millions Abortions since 1973

THOUSANDS attended the MARCH FOR LIFE in Washington, DC on January 27, 2017. The great crowds marked the 44th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade the decision in 1973 that permitted abortion. Even POPE FRANCIS sent a letter in support. His tweet from 2014 was in English and Spanish, “I join the March for Life in Washington with my prayers. May God help us respect all life, especially the most vulnerable”. Last year he tweeted "Every Life is a Gift". 
Over 58,000,000 Abortions have occurred in America Since Roe vs. Wade in 1973.  The United States remembers 43 years of legalized abortion in all fifty states at any time for any reason throughout pregnancy on January 22nd, the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision.  This massive crowd gathered to honor life from conception to natural death despite a massive snow storm predicted. It is hoped that the legislation will soon be changed to end abortion in the US. (IMAGE SOURCE : GOOGLE)
 There was an overnight prayer vigil in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception with thousands in attendance. Cardinal Sean O'Malley, cardinals, bishops, priests, deacons, and seminarians were present at the Mass in the Basilica. This annual March has become a large event spanning many days and involving talks, demonstrations, prayer, videos and other activities. Many politicians, clergy, religious, youth and leaders partake every year. This year Vice-President Mike Pence gave a speech, Martin Luther King's niece Dr. Alveda King also attended and is part of a large movement in support of life. Last year over 800,000 attended. This year noted a particularly strong youth presence.

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