The March for Life has been a regular occurrence for 45 years and yet the Women’s March, which is only three-years-old, is already floundering with a record number of marches being cancelled across the country. What’s behind the staying power of one march and the rapid fizzling of the other? Perhaps a look at the motivations behind these divergent marches will give us a few clues.
On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, organizers are expecting the largest crowd ever for the annual March for Life, which could eclipse the numbers expected to converge on Washington DC for the presidential inauguration.
Nellie Gray, 86, the woman responsible for founding the annual March for Life, was found dead in her apartment on Monday morning. The cause of death is still under investigation.