A renewed spirit of hope reverberated through events nationwide that marked the 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion.
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“We march peacefully each year in our nation’s capital to give witness to these truths to a nation in which many in public office and others throughout our communities continue to reject them.”
The future of the pro-life movement may depend on a move away from partisan politics, specifically a move away from an alignment with Republican politicians.
Across the country, events are planned over the next several weeks to advocate for the protection of the unborn in addition to the 49th March for Life planned for Washington Jan. 21.
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“The beatitudes are the new standards that dare to suggest that we are to view life itself and our opinions about other people in a different way,” Washington Cardinal Wilton Gregory said.
This year’s national rally and march is planned for Jan. 29, but it will be livestreamed, with pro-life advocates across the country asked to participate virtually.