Anti-abortion activists have marched each year since 1973, when Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision granting a right to abortion, was established.
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Anti-abortion advocates marched Friday afternoon in Washington to celebrate the fall of Roe v. Wade on the eve of the landmark ruling's 50th anniversary.
Anti-abortion activists have marched each year since 1973, when Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that granted a constitutional right to abortion, was established. This year the annual March for Life celebrates the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which led to the overturn of Roe, as a major victory for the anti-abortion movement.
"I’m grateful that Roe was overturned, but very aware that the work to build a culture of life is not yet done," Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life, told USA TODAY. "We are in a new season, where the people enjoy more freedom to enact laws to protect life, so our work to change hearts and minds is all the more important."
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