Monday, October 2, 2023

7,000 people marched for “freedom to live” in the United Kingdom

Around 7,000 people of all ages, including many young people, they filled Parliament Square in London PREVIOUS September 2 during the 2023 edition of the UK March for Life, despite calling a national rail strike.

Participants sang, danced and prayed in the streets under this year’s theme, “Freedom to Live,” before pausing for opening speeches.

Religious leaders such as Reverend Calvin Robinson of the Independent Church of England and Regan King of the Church of the Angels, several Anglican priests and Roman Catholic bishops John Sherrington, Richard Moth and John Keenan supported the act.

Keynote speaker was Lois McClatchie-Miller, from ADF UK; Scott Klusendorf, president of The Life Training Institute; and march co-leader Isabel Vaughan-Spruce.

During his speech, Vaughan-Spruce recall his arrest because of prayer quietly near an abortion center when they told him that his prayers were a sin.

“What hurts is that our country has the highest number of abortions in history, 100,000 of the years are repeated abortions, and the only response we see from our government is a crackdown on peaceful people who offer abortions. alternative for pregnant women.” .

7,000 People Marched For

As in previous years, the indoor pro-life festival took place in the morning at the Emmanuel Center and, according to the organizers, “the attendance was also good.”

The event consisted of talks for all ages, stalls from various pro-life organizations and a training session for a new outreach project called ‘Engage’, which is ” a way to connect with the public about this important issue and start a conversation that is respectful in a meaningful and productive way.”

7,000 People Marched For

A moment during the celebration of the meeting. / UK March for life.

“From the most emotional words of the day Ellie, a young woman talks about her deep regret for three abortions. “She needs to raise her voice to pro-abortion supporters who try to shout her down,” organizers said in a press release.

Ellie told viewers that she “instinctively knows when it’s time to go to the bathroom and pick up my baby.” “That moment of parting is burned into my memory forever.”

“I think I can speak for all women who have had an abortion and are here today, because abortion does not give us freedom, but makes us captive in one way or another.”

The co-director of the meeting, Ben Thatcher promised that the event will take place again in September 2024 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the March for Life UK and shared his hope that “there will be 10,000 supporters who will take part next year”.

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