Thursday, February 08, 2007

March for Life Attracts More Around the Country

As we move further and further into the 21st century, it is becoming apparent that the nation and the nation's youth are becoming more pro-life. Young people are not following in the footsteps of their parent's generation in destroying life. Joseph Pronechen writes for the National Catholic Register:

WASHINGTON — It wasn’t just the mainstream media that ignored the March for Life — Internet media sources like the Drudge Report ignored it too.
And it wasn’t just the March for Life in Washington they ignored. Jan. 22 was the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion in all nine months of pregnancy. In what may be the great social movement of our time, pro-life Americans protested and attended Masses in cathedrals from coast to coast.
Here are some of the statistics of the day.
While the March for Life Jan. 22 drew an estimated 200,000 to the National Mall in Washington, its ripples were being felt throughout the rest of the country.
On a day that featured pounding rain in Dallas, 9-degree temperatures in Lincoln, Neb., and raw cold in the nation’s capital, the numbers reflected that the pro-life movement is steadily growing.

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