Monday, October 05, 2009

More Than 200,000 Gather for Life Chain across the U.S.

by Steven Editor
October 5, 2009

Washington, DC ( -- Rainy weather throughout much of the nation yesterday didn't stop likely more than 200,000 Americans from gathering in cities and towns across the country to proclaim the message that "Abortion Kills Children" and "Abortion Hurts Women."

Groups large and small held pro-life signs and received responses ranging from honking horns to thumbs up, to profane gestures. Thousand of people participated in the Life Chains in Indianapolis while two people braved the cold in Estes Park, Colorado.

Dozens of pro-life advocates in Wichita, Kansas took to the streets to share the pro-life message in the LifeChain.

"We're out here today to make a statement that we support life and also to encourage others to support life from womb to tomb," said Fr. Jerome Spexarth of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Wichita. Read more.

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