Abortion Foes Rally In Washington, Spurred By Pope

Abortion Foes Rally In Washington, Spurred By Pope

Via AFP:

Thousands of marchers braved freezing temperatures in Washington on Wednesday to demand an end to abortion in the United States, with Pope Francis tweeting his support.

The annual March for Life marks the anniversary -- in this case the 41st -- of the US Supreme Court's landmark Roe versus Wade decision that effectively legalized abortion nationwide.

"We're pro-life because we believe in the rights of unborn children," March for Life president Jeanne Monahan told the crowd on the snow-covered National Mall, with the Capitol in the distance.

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