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Marching for Life 2010 Kicks off in Dallas

BY Matthew Warner

| Posted 1/16/10 at 10:34 PM

 

It was 1970 in Dallas, TX, where the now infamous Roe v. Wade case was first filed at the Earle Cabell Federal Courthouse.  Today, thousands of Texans took to the streets of Dallas marching from the Cathedral down to the steps of that very same courthouse.  All to prayerfully protest what came to be the unjust law of the land at the U.S. Supreme Court in 1973.

My family and I were able to join in as fellow pro-lifers of all walks of life came together to walk for life.  It was ecumenical, multi-lingual and full of a great love for all life - no matter how small or silent that life may be. 

The day started with a Rosary outside of the area abortion center. Then there was a special Mass at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin Guadalupe with Bishop Farrell (Dallas) and Bishop Vann (Fort Worth).  All of that led into the March for Life and Rally outside of the courthouse.  It was a great turnout and an amazing experience (images and video below).

There are many more marches planned all around the country for this coming Friday and Saturday to mark the 37th anniversary of the January 22, 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision.  Please find one near you and attend.  The largest one will be in Washington D.C. 

There is no better social justice cause to fight for.  The unborn are the poorest and weakest among us.  They literally have no voice.  They depend on us to stand up for them.  They depend on you.

We were able to get a lot of great photos and videos today.  My hope is that these images and voices here will inspire hundreds of thousands more to attend all of the other marches around the country this week!

Please share this video with everyone you know:

I’ve also posted more pictures and video on Fallible Blogma if interested.  It includes a great speech from Bishop Farrell and documentation of the single pro-abortion protester at the entire march.

Oh, and after you figure out which march you’re going to attend in person, please also go participate in the Virtual March for Life.