SAN FRANCISCO — Tens of thousands of pro-lifers came to San Francisco Jan. 26 for the 15th-annual Walk for Life West Coast ( Broadcast on EWTN, the walk began with a lunchtime rally at the Civic Center Plaza, followed by a nearly two-mile walk down Market Street to Justin Herman Plaza.  The event is a peaceful protest of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision announced Jan. 22, 1973, striking down the nation’s anti-abortion laws.

Featured rally speakers included former Planned Parenthood employees Patricia Sandoval and Abby Johnson, Baptist preacher Walter Hoye and Father Shenan Boquet, president of Human Life International.  There were also a variety of companion events to the walk, including a “Silent No More” awareness campaign at the Civic Center Plaza that featured testimonials from people harmed by abortion and a special morning Mass celebrated by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone at St. Mary’s Cathedral.

Clarisse Siu leads the pro-life apostolate of Star of the Sea parish in San Francisco.  This year was her fourth walk, with 100 people participating from her parish.

“It was an awesome day, the weather was beautiful, and we didn’t see too many counterprotesters,” Siu told the Register….”

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