Tens of thousands ‘march for life’ in Washington as fate of Roe v Wade looms

Court’s conservative supermajority appears open to reversing Roe, overturning nearly 50 years of precedent since 1973 decision

In 1974, on the first anniversary of the Roe v Wade supreme court decision, abortion opponents gathered on the National Mall in Washington to “march for life”. They vowed to return each year until the ruling, which established the right to abortion, was no longer the law of the land.

On Friday, anti-abortion activists from across the country braved sub-zero temperatures and the coronavirus pandemic to assemble in Washington, more hopeful than ever that this would be their last march to a court where the fate of Roe will soon be decided.

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Source: The Guardian