Tag: March for Life

Undeterred by snow, pro-lifers march with hope to end abortion

Undeterred by snow, pro-lifers march with hope to end abortion

| Susan Klemond | January 23, 2018 | 2 Comments

Carla Stream, a member of the post-abortion awareness campaign, Silent No More Minnesota, described proposed state legislation that MCCL will promote during the 2018 session to enable abortion-seeking women to see their babies during ultrasounds.

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Thousands of youth gather to rally, pray before March for Life

Thousands of youth gather to rally, pray before March for Life

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Capital One Arena in Washington, which typically hosts professional basketball and hockey games and sold-out concerts, was filled with thousands of youth from around the country who gathered there Jan. 19 to stand up for life.

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Every child ‘a precious gift from God,’ Trump tells pro-life rally

Every child ‘a precious gift from God,’ Trump tells pro-life rally

| Julie Asher | January 19, 2018 | 1 Comment

In remarks broadcast to the March for Life from the White House Rose Garden, President Donald Trump said that his administration “will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence, and that is the right to life.”

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March lauded for witnessing to life; participation in ‘9 Days’ urged

March lauded for witnessing to life; participation in ‘9 Days’ urged

| January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a message of support for the March for Life in Washington, a Vatican official praised “the tens of thousands” of participants for their witness to the “value of every human life” and for upholding the dignity of life from conception to natural death.

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Event aims to continue prayers following March for Life

Event aims to continue prayers following March for Life

| January 12, 2018 | 1 Comment

“We’re calling it a digital pilgrimage for life, of prayer and action, focusing on cherishing the gift of human life,” said Anne McGuire, USCCB assistant director for education and outreach.

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45 years after Roe v. Wade, MCCL ties march to 2018 election

45 years after Roe v. Wade, MCCL ties march to 2018 election

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

When thousands of pro-life advocates gather on the steps of the State Capitol in St. Paul Jan. 22 to mark the 45th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion nationwide, there will be some added incentive to make their voices heard and gather in solidarity for the annual Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life March for Life.

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‘Love Saves Lives’ theme for 2018 March for Life marking Roe decision

‘Love Saves Lives’ theme for 2018 March for Life marking Roe decision

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The theme for the 45th annual March for Life will be “Love Saves Lives: Life Is the Loving, Empowering and Self-Sacrificial Option.”

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‘Life is winning again in America,’ vice president tells March for Life

‘Life is winning again in America,’ vice president tells March for Life

| January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The leaders of the pro-life movement are used to having the ear of the president, as they had with Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.

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New Marist poll shows Americans strongly support abortion restrictions

New Marist poll shows Americans strongly support abortion restrictions

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

A few days before the annual March for Life, a new national poll indicated shifting public attitudes, crossing party labels, in favor of increased restrictions on abortion.

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MCCL march draws thousands; local delegation to attend national march for life

MCCL march draws thousands; local delegation to attend national march for life

| January 24, 2017 | 2 Comments

On Jan. 27, 83 youths and 35 adult volunteers from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will join the anticipated tens of thousands from around the U.S. for the 44th annual national March for Life in Washington, D.C. While the march normally falls on Jan. 22, it moved to Jan. 27 due to the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration.

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Trump executive memorandum reinstates ‘Mexico City Policy’ on abortion

Trump executive memorandum reinstates ‘Mexico City Policy’ on abortion

| Mark Pattison | January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

President Donald J. Trump issued an executive memorandum Jan. 23 reinstating the “Mexico City Policy,” which bans all foreign nongovernmental organizations receiving U.S. funds from performing or promoting abortion as a method of family planning in other countries.

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Pro-life groups set to travel long distances for annual March for Life

Pro-life groups set to travel long distances for annual March for Life

| Kurt Jensen | January 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Participants in the annual March for Life always have two identical memories: the brisk January chill on the streets of the nation’s capital, and the long bus ride.

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