By Sophia Fuller
Friday, the 44th annual March for Life took place in Washington D.C. to celebrate life and peacefully protest Roe v. Wade. Roe v. Wade, passed in January 1973, is the case that legalized abortion. The case made it possible for women, despite the viability of the baby, to choose abortion through the second trimester. Keep in mind that a fetus has a heart beat as early as three weeks. Also, a fetus can survive outside the womb as early as the 2nd trimester with proper medical care. Because of Roe v. Wade, 3,000 unborn children are aborted each day, and 4 in every 10 pregnancies end in abortion. For those marching, these babies are worth fighting for. In a unified effort to preserve the lives of these unborn children, nearly a million men and women marched today in protest.
This is the type of demonstration the media doesn’t want to cover. The majority of marchers being conservative, Christian, and pro-life apparently is just not mainstream or exciting enough. Despite the media and the over zealous protests for pro abortion supporters, the silent majority speaks. The March for Life put an ad out pre-election with some pretty interesting stats. It was reported that even 6 in 10 pro abortion citizens believe abortions should be more regulated and stricter with its guidelines. Maybe this really is the proliferation generation.
Today’s march also had some pretty notable speakers who came out to support the cause. This made for an exciting March for Life organization. Vice President Mike Pence, President Trump’s senior counselor Kellyanne Conway, Former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson, and even Baltimore Raven’s tight end Benjamin Watson counted themselves among the speakers. This is just a few of the notable marchers in D.C. today.
The marches did not just take place in our nation’s capital. They happened in cities all over the country and world. Across the globe, people are standing up for those who truly do not have a voice: the unborn. This is “Why we March!”
My name appears at the top of this article as the author. I cannot take credit for the work. Miss Sophia Fuller wrote the piece as a guest contributor for The Volunteer Review. She does many amazing things behind the scenes for us, but she felt strongly about this issue and produced the great article you see above. We thank her for the effort!