A March to Strike
Abortion from Health Care
The annual March for Life event will focus on the Democrats' health
care proposal, which includes federal funding of abortion.
More than 100,000 people are expected to gather in Washington, D.C.,
for the 37th annual March for Life rally on Jan. 22.
One primary message: no abortion funding in health care.
The pro-life march will follow Constitution Avenue, up Capitol Hill to
the U.S. Supreme Court and Congress.
Kristan Hawkins, executive director of Students for Life, said this is
a critical time in our nation's history, with Congress on the brink of
passing a health care reform bill that would fund the destruction of
"We are asking pro-life groups to unite around one clear simple
message, 'No abortion in health care,'" she said. "We're asking all
pro-lifers to make the sacrifice and come to Washington, D.C., next
Friday, for the annual pro-life march."
She expects the media to pay special attention.
"Because abortion has been a key issue," she said." It's the single
issue that's holding up the passage of health care reform in the
Contact: Nima Reza
Date: January 14, 2010
to a friend.
The IFRL is the largest grassroots pro-life organization in
Illinois. A non-profit organization, that serves as the state
coordinating body for local pro-life chapters representing thousands of
Illinois citizens working to restore respect for all human life in our
society. The IFRL is composed of people of different political
persuasions, various faiths and diverse economic, social and ethnic
backgrounds. Since 1973 the Illinois Federation for Right to Life has
been working to end abortion and restore legal protection to those members of the
human family who are threatened by abortion, infanticide and euthanasia. Diverse though we are, we hold one common belief - that
every human being has an inalienable right to life that is precious and must be protected. IFRL is
dedicated to restoring the right to life to the unborn, and protection
for the disabled and the elderly. Click here to learn more about the IFRL.