40th annual March for Life will draw crowd to Mall
WASHINGTON - The streets are clear of inaugural participants, but thousands of visitors are heading back to the National Mall Friday for an entirely different event.
Anti-abortion activists from across the nation will take to D.C.'s streets for the 40th annual March for Life, a march that commemorates the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Organizers say they hope the crowd will surpass the march's record of 400,000 demonstrators, and even the attendance of 1 million people at the inauguration. "It would be fantastic if the numbers topped those of the inauguration," says Jeanne Monahan, president of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund. "However, it would be an act of God -- it would be a miracle if that happened." the rest image
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