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The Kansas Capitol Rotunda fills up at the 2018 rally

Annual Rally and March For Life will be Jan. 22 in Topeka

Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 22. The day will be full of events including educational workshops for teens and adults, an interdenominational worship service and a rally on the south steps of the State Capitol Building.

This is in memory of the 46th anniversary of Roe V. Wade which legalized abortion. Since that day in 1973, 63 million babies have been aborted in the United States.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and will include coffee and donuts on the ground floor of the Capitol Visitor Center inside the north entrance. Exhibit booths will be in the first-floor rotunda. Donated baby items can also be dropped off there.

From 9:30 to Noon visitors can take a tour and watch the Kansas legislature. From 9:30 to 10:30 workshops will be held, featuring in Room 3: Joe Patton on “Preparing for the upcoming Kansas Supreme Court decision.

A Catholic mass will be held at 11 a.m. with a nearby Evangelical prayer service.

The March for Life begins at 12:30 and goes from TPAC at 8th & Quincy to the south Capitol steps. The Rally for Life begins there at 12:45 with elected officials and special speakers on hand.

A lunch by donation will be held between 11:30 and 2:30 in the basement of Mater Dei Assumption Church nearby at 8th & Jackson.

For more information visit www.kfl.org.


Meanwhile, the 46th national March for Life, taking place this year on Fri. Jan. 18, is the World’s largest Pro-Life event, held at the nation’s Capital in Washington D. C.  People young and old march each year to end abortion. This year’s walk starts at 12 noon at the National Mall, with pr-scheduled guests, pro-life speakers Ben Shapiro and Abby Johnson.

A rally and Christian concert is scheduled before the walk where the band Sidewalk Prophets will perform. At 1:00 pm the march will go up Constitution Ave. to the Supreme Court and capital buildin,g where in 1973 abortion was legalized after the landmark decision was issued in the Roe v Wade and Doe v Bolton cases.