• Hundreds march on Minnesota Capitol to protest abortion, oppose PRO Act

    4 days ago - By Bésame

    Hundreds of protestors marched at the state Capitol Sunday in St. Paul on the 50th anniversary of the legalization of abortion, asking state lawmakers to vote against a law protecting abortion rights in Minnesota.
    Organizers said the gathering was to “commemorate the enormous harm of abortion.”
    The annual March For Life by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life took place days after the house approved a bill called the Protect Reproductive Options Act, guaranteeing the right of abortion in the state. Protestors called on elected officials to vote against the bill when the senate votes on it...
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  • Women's marches draw thousands on 50th anniversary of Roe

    4 days ago - By Bésame

    By CLAIRE RUSH and HARM VENHUIZEN
    MADISON, Wis. - Women's marches demanding abortion rights drew thousands of people across the country on Sunday, the 50th anniversary of the now-overturned Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that established federal protections for the procedure.
    Organizers focused on states after the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe in June unleashed abortion restrictions and near-total bans in more than a dozen states.
    “We are going to where the fight is, and that is at the state level,” reads the website for the Women's March. The group has dubbed this year's rallies...
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