The Catholic Church designates Jan. 22 as the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children. It is a particular day “for prayer, penance, and our personal recommitment to the cause of life.”
The March for Life’s theme for its 2024 event will be “Pro-Life: With Every Woman, For Every Child.” Pro-life advocates have gathered in Washington to march each year since then to protest the ruling in 1974.
“Marian Blue Wave participants commit to pray a weekly rosary with the specific intentions of ending all types of abortions — including surgical, pill, contraceptive and in vitro fertilization — and shutting down every Planned Parenthood facility in America,” said a news release from the organization.
“If we continue to view one another as occupying intellectual and spiritual spaces at the edges of what’s acceptable, we’ll feel justified in pushing our perceived enemies over the line and into the abyss.”
A resolution that passed the European Parliament criticizing the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion and calling for inclusion in the Charter of the European Union of a universal right to abortion is part of a “radical political” agenda that threatens basic human rights and the cohesion of the union.