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March for Life Draws GU Student Activists

Thousands of anti-abortion activists, including Georgetown University students, attended the annual Washington, D.C. March for Life on the National Mall on Jan. 18. The March for Life began in protest of the Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade, which held that the right to an abortion was protected[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: For Georgetown, Protest O’Connor Conference

On Jan. 19, Georgetown will host the 20th Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life. Student awareness of the event remains surprisingly low despite its self-proclaimed status as the “largest collegiate pro-life conference in the nation,” the controversial speakers it invites and the alarmingly consistent presence of high-profile Georgetown administrators at the[Read More…]

by January 16, 2019 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
NATALIE ISÉ FOR THE HOYA March for Life President Jeanne Mancini (left) and Rev. Msgr. John Enzler of Catholic Charities   (right) critiqued the rhetoric of the modern pro-life movement at an event Tuesday.

March for Life President Promotes Use of Secular Language in Pro-Life Movement

Religious anti-abortion language damages the pro-life movement, March for Life President Jeanne Mancini said at a panel Tuesday focusing on the intersection of politics, religion and the pro-abortion rights movement. The event was hosted by the Georgetown University Knights of Columbus, Georgetown University College Republicans, the Francis Project, Catholic Women[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Thousands of anti-abortion activists attended the 44th annual March for Life on Friday, the first in eight years to be held under an anti-abortion president.

March for Life Sees First Vice Presidential Address

The 44th annual march drew thousands of anti-abortion activists to gather on the National Mall and march to the Supreme Court on Friday. Vice President Mike Pence was the first vice president ever to address activists at the annual March for Life. The march also marked the first in eight[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 1 comment City News, News

Metro Expresses Concern About Profits

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority leadership expressed concerns this week that, despite facilitating over one million rides during the inauguration weekend, the financial costs of increasing services and extending hours negatively impacted the organization’s budget. At a meeting with reporters Thursday, WMATA General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld said the Metro[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

MPD, WMATA Prepare For Annual March for Life

As Washington, D.C., prepares for today’s March for Life, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced an increase in its midday service throughout the city. The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department announced the closure of a number of streets between the White House and the U.S. Capitol Building. The annual anti-abortion[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Right to Life Members to March Against Abortion

Forty students organized by Georgetown University Right to Life will be among the pro-life advocates across the country to descend on Washington, D.C., again this year for the annual March for Life, but other pro-life groups plan to employ more radical methods of protest. For Right to Life President Eileen[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments News

March for Life Goes Virtual

This year’s annual March for Life in D.C. will be more creative than usual. Those who do not have the opportunity or resources to make it to the march in person will be able to participate by creating an “avatar” to virtually march on the Mall in their place. According[Read More…]

by January 22, 2012 0 comments City News, News