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… including the news that news media did not ignore this year’s March for Life.

My thanks to all the people who made the March such an upbeat, and notable, event.

the mayor of Ottawa declares ‘Respect for Life Day.’  There is also info on the march in the article.

My thanks to Mayor Jim Watson.

This year’s theme for The National March for Life is “Abortion Kills a Human Being.” (I’d say that gets to the point.) Events start tomorrow (prayers, vigils, etc.), with the march on Thursday, followed by a youth conference on Friday, May 13. Schedule here.

There will also be other marches across Canada.

Jennifer Fulwiler was in San Francisco for the West Coast Walk for Life, and shares pictures and observations.

This will be one of those ‘added to as time allows’ posts.

First off, St. Blogustine: 2011 March for Life in Washington DC. (hat tip: comment in yesterday’s post.)

Headmistress at The Common Room is writing some very good, cut-through-the-clutter posts prompted by the horrors uncovered at Gosnell’s Philadelphia abortion facility, but also addressing abortion issues in general. See, for instance this, and this.

Good News for Unborn Children (Even if You Can’t Find It In The News!).

Like father, like son. A mother refuses to abort her baby, in part because her husband also survived against the odds. (hat tip: Parenting Freedom, via Oregon Right to Life Facebook post.)

Obama corrupts language, and gets called out on it. (hat tip: Mere Comments.)

Philadelphia Grief: Jim Daly of Focus on the Family recounts some history from 38 years ago, and also looks at the evil found in Philadelphia. From the 38 years ago file, President Nixon was caught on tape saying that he thought there were times abortion might be necessary, including (he said) in cases of interracial pregnancy. (At least I haven’t heard that ‘reason’ for abortion in a while.) He has a picture of the top of the front page of the New York Times from the day the ruling was announced. Interesting. LBJ’s death got top headline.

Also from Jim Daly – how Christians view a person as made in the image of God, and why this makes a difference. Includes a look at Peter Singer’s reasoning, and a history lesson from Tim Keller on early Christians versus the world they came into.

March for Life 2011, at Mommy Life.

Louisiana Right to Life Federation reports that over 3,000 people participated in the first-ever Louisiana Life March. Photo album here.

State of the Unborn, National Catholic Register editorial, Jan. 21, 2011

I Am Pro-Life, by Amy Smith, National Catholic Register, Jan. 22, 2011. Includes quotes, links.

Life Digest, Baptist Press, January 21, 2011. Teens encouraged to sneak into Kentucky for abortions. More.

Pro-Life Marchers Round-up (updated), The Anchoress, January 24, 2011. Lots of links, including to other posts with links.

March for Life held Saturday in Boise, Idaho Press-Tribune, January 23, 2011 (This is the only news coverage I’ve seen on the Boise march so far. Likewise, I’m having trouble finding coverage of other ‘local’ marches around the country. If you find coverage of city/county/state/regional events, please feel free to let us know in the comments.)

Added: From National Review Online, Ho-Hum Horror, and Life Is A Civil Right, by Rick Santorum, for starters.

Added: Obama salutes Roe v Wade, Mommy Life.

Added: Idaho lawmaker challenges Idaho’s conscience law in new bill, KTVB, January 20, 2011.

Added: Obama, on 38th Anniversary of Roe, re-re-recommits himself to abortion… again, Thomas Peters, Catholic Vote.org

Added: Marching on the Right Side of History, Jennifer Roback Morse, Public Discourse.

Added: The March that Changed My Life (Or, the Day I Nearly Got Arrested on the Supreme Court Steps!), at Erasetheneed.

And: Meet Zach Goodman , young pro-lifer from Colorado.


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