Sunday, January 23, 2011

Anti-abortion rally appeals to younger set

From Honolulu Star-Advertiser
By Gordon Y.K. Pang

Organizers for an anti-abortion rally held each year on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision said they wanted to draw a younger audience.

So yesterday's March For Life event on the grounds of the state Capitol featured for the first time a Keiki Fun Fair, as well as a healthy dose of music and speeches by young people.

"For the first time, we had a theme: "Celebrating Life for Generations to Come," said Janet Grace, executive director for Hawaii Right to Life. "We designed it for (young people) to really be more active in the pro-life movement."

Gracie Cockett, a member of the youth group Generation Joshua, spoke to the crowd about the need to try to make a difference. Full story

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