(CNSNews.com) – The annual March for Life rally is scheduled to take place in the nation’s capital on Monday, Jan. 24, bringing thousands of pro-life activists to
Held every year since 1974, the year following the high court’s decision, the march regularly draws upwards of 150,000 activists to
This year’s march will feature Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-Minn.) as the keynote speaker at its Rose Dinner event that marks the end of a weekend of protests and ceremonies focused on ending abortion.
The march also follows two news reports that put abortion back in the headlines after it was largely ignored following the 2009 health care debate.
One report noted that 41 percent of pregnancies in
The second major abortion story concerns a
Organizers of the March for Life plan an entire weekend of activity for pro-life activists who are coming to
The march will begin on the National Mall and end in front of the Supreme Court building located directly behind the U.S. Capitol.
According to the liberal Guttmacher Institute, 1.2 million abortions take place in the United states each year. Since the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, a little over 52 million children have been killed by abortion in America.