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USA: Anti-abortion activists launch 'Forty Days for Life' outside US Supreme Court02:20

USA: Anti-abortion activists launch 'Forty Days for Life' outside US Supreme Court

United States, Washington DC
September 28, 2016 at 06:39 GMT -00:00 · Published

A few dozen anti-abortion activists rallied outside the US Supreme Court in Washington DC, Tuesday, to start the campaign "Forty Days for Life." The national campaign aims to raise awareness of the anti-abortion movement.

The launch took place at a symbolic starting point, the Supreme Court, which ruled in the 1973 Roe V. Wade case that abortion was legally permissible in certain cases.

A number of speakers praised the Forty Days for Life campaign and encouraged the wider community to join the movement. "The work down the street at the White House is not the most important work; it is what you all are about to embark on here for the next 40 days," Scott Garrett, a Republican member of Congress, told the assembled crowd.

USA: Anti-abortion activists launch 'Forty Days for Life' outside US Supreme Court02:20
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A few dozen anti-abortion activists rallied outside the US Supreme Court in Washington DC, Tuesday, to start the campaign "Forty Days for Life." The national campaign aims to raise awareness of the anti-abortion movement.

The launch took place at a symbolic starting point, the Supreme Court, which ruled in the 1973 Roe V. Wade case that abortion was legally permissible in certain cases.

A number of speakers praised the Forty Days for Life campaign and encouraged the wider community to join the movement. "The work down the street at the White House is not the most important work; it is what you all are about to embark on here for the next 40 days," Scott Garrett, a Republican member of Congress, told the assembled crowd.

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