Monday, January 21, 2008

March for Life

On Tuesday, January 22, my family will be boarding a bus at our parish hall at 6:15 AM to attend the annual March for Life in downtown D. C. If you can’t join us in person, why not join us in a prayer for an end to the Roe v. Wade decision at noon?

This is the first time my family will march. (Last year, I was too pregnant to risk falling on the ice. Eight years ago, I was firmly pro-choice.) The recent cold snap may keep the baby and I inside a downtown McDonald’s for most of the day. Regardless, we’ll be able to attend the 7:30 AM rally inside the Verizon Center as a family. I think it’s important to bring a baby to these pro-life events, even if it only uplifts the spirits of a few of the marchers.

I’m thinking of sign slogan ideas to create for Tuesday’s march. The sign I will put on Maria’s stroller might read “During the 2007 March, I was one of the unborn. Thank you for marching for me!” Any other slogan suggestions?