Cambridge Right to Life participated in the 14th Annual National March for Life. We were amongst the 15,000 participants who headed to Ottawa to mark the 42nd anniversary of Trudeau’s infamous Omnibus Bill that paved the way for abortion-on-demand.
The following videos, images and media coverage speaks to how powerful of an event it was!
Party Atmosphere on Parliament Hill for Anti-abortion Rally
Kim Covert, Postmedia News
May 12, 2011
There were babes in arms, teenagers busily snapping photos of themselves in front of the Parliament buildings, seniors sitting in lawn chairs in front of the podium and the occasional tourist looking bewildered by the crowd.
Had it not been for the signs expressing sentiments such as “Abortion: A Crime Against Humanity,” Thursday’s anti-abortion rally would have looked like Canada Day on Parliament Hill, as thousands gathered under sunny skies for the 14th annual March for Life.
While the crowd, estimated at over 10,000, largely consisted of teenagers in matching T-shirts bused in from schools across the province, all walks of life and all ages were represented in the crowd, including a crew of Knights of Columbus in full parade regalia, small groups of nuns and quite a few men of the cloth.
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Thousands throng Parliament Hill in annual anti-abortion protest
May 12, 2011
It was the 14th year for the demonstration, which organizers call the “national march for life.”
The crowd mustered on the broad lawn in front of the Peace Tower, listening to speeches, including words from newly re-elected Kitchener Centre MP Stephen Woodworth, then moved off for a parade through city streets.