As the cold, dreary morning dawned on Washington, DC, few realized that history was about to be made. The wet slushy ground and the heavy clouds made for an ominous backdrop to the 46th annual March for Life, coupled with reports of broken-down buses and unexpected delays, but today was to be a day of surprises …
First a trickle of hardy souls arriving at the Mall, having snowball fights and making snowmen as young folks do. Then a slow but steady swell in front of the imposing stage, spreading outwards until the surrounding streets became all but impassable.
The deafening sound of joyful solidarity could be heard all the way up to the Supreme Court, as the thunderous chant of “We love babies, yes we do! We love babies, how ‘bout you!” resonated through the corridors of power in the nation’s capital.
Vice-President Michael Pence and his wife Karen showed up on the stage to rally those speaking for the defenseless — to the surprise of even some of the event organizers….