While the trend is young people being less religious and politically identified, millennials respond more positively to science and technology in understanding the dignity of the unborn and the struggles of women facing crisis pregnancy.
On a bright, sunny and almost spring-like morning highlighted by President Donald Trump’s remarks to the rally before the march from the White House Rose Garden and members of Congress, there appeared to be little interest from the marchers in political questions.
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.”
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.
On Jan. 18, the day before the March for Life, Yoi Reyes who was raped and forced to have an abortion, joined more than 200 people outside of Planned Parenthood’s headquarters in Washington to show real-life examples of abortion.
A day before the Jan. 19 March for Life, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is launching what it calls a virtual pilgrimage through the “9 Days for Life” event, asking Catholics and people of goodwill to participate, in person or via social media, in a variety of prayers.
The annual Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life March for Life will be held at the State Capitol on Monday, Jan. 22, to mark the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 United States Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.