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Thousands of St. Louisans brave snow to March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Much like the lyrics in the popular song from Disney's recent movie, "Frozen," St. Louisans on the March for Life are opining that "the cold never bothered me anyway."

Editorial | Making a big impact bigger

Estimates show that 50 percent of the people at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., each year are under the age of 18.

It is an impressive number. And it makes a big impact for a day.

The challenge is for all of us, the young people included, to follow up on the day of action throughout the year. Citizen-advocates can make a big difference in not just changing attitudes but also changing laws.

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Nine days of prayer part of Roe vs. Wade anniversary events

WASHINGTON -- For the second year in a row, the U.S. Catholic bishops are sponsoring "Nine Days for Life: Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage," planned for Jan. 18-26 this year, as part of several events marking the 41st anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand in the U.S.

"Since that tragic decision, more than 55 million children's lives have been lost to abortion, and many suffer that loss -- often in silence," says a posting on the website www.9daysforlife.com.

Editorial | Social media, youth are leading the way in building a culture of life through the March for Life

Why do you march?

That's the question being asked this year on social media by organizers of the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Marchers are encouraged to upload photos or comments to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram -- and using the hashtag #WhyWeMarch -- sharing the reasons they participate.

All ages will proclaim their respect for life in Washington, D.C., this month

Marchers at the 40th Annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. walked past the U.S. Supreme Court as snow fell.

St. Louis Catholics are getting ready to attend the March for Life in Washington, D.C., later this month.

The 41st annual march observes the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court Roe vs. Wade decision, which made it unconstitutional to ban abortion. Hundreds of thousands of individuals, including several contingents from the St. Louis Archdiocese, are expected to attend the march and rally, which will be held Wednesday, Jan. 22.

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