Washington, DC - The annual March for Life will take place on the National Mall on Wednesday, January 22nd.  Despite the weather, the March will not be canceled.

The theme of this year's event is adoption. "Adoption is a heroic decision for pregnant mothers who find themselves in a difficult situation," says Jeanne Monahan, March for Life President. "We want to eliminate the stigma of adoption and encourage women to pursue this noble option." This year will mark the 41st March for Life in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of thousands of people participated in the March in 2013, and crowds are expected to keep growing, no matter the weather, as young people from around the country participate.

(Above) Students from Holy Trinity H.S., Hicksville and seminarian Stephen Rooney pray the rosary during youth rally at the DC armory this morning. Photo by Gregory A. Shemitz.

For current updates on events follow: @March_for_Life on twitter and the event hastag: #whywemarch.

WHERE: Between 7th and 8th street on the National Mall, Washington, D.C.


11:30 am ET Concert/warmup with Matt Maher, Christian singer/songwriter

12:00 pm ET Rally with Speakers

1:00 pm ET March to the Supreme Court

WHO: Jeanne Monahan, March for Life President

Patrick Kelly, March for Life Chairman

Dr. James Dobson, Founder of Focus on the Family and host of Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson

Ryan Dobson, co-host of Family Talk with James Dobson

Majority Leader Eric Cantor, (R-VA)

Rep. Dan Lipinski, (D-IL)

Rep. Chris Smith, (R-NJ)

Rep. Vicky Hartzler, (R-MO)

Roger Freeman, Washington State Democratic Legislator

Giovanna Romero, Latinas por la Vida

Nicole Peck, Silent No More

Molly Anne Dutton, Youth Speaker

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., began as a small demonstration and rapidly grew to be the largest pro-life event in the world. The peaceful demonstration that has followed on this somber anniversary every year since 1973 is a witness to the truth concerning the greatest human rights violation of our time, legalized abortion on demand.

For more info, please visit: Nine Days Of Prayer, Penance And Pilgrimage 


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