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By Dan Rudy 

Wrangell man partakes in March for Life

 

February 23, 2017

Submitted Photo

Demonstrators congregate at the steps of the Supreme Court Building, the nation's highest courtroom. In 1973, the judicial body found women had the right to seek termination of their pregnancies under the right to privacy under Article 14 of the Constitution. Since then, the March for Life has drawn opponents to the decision.

A Wrangellite took part in the 44th annual March for Life, which last month made its way through the streets of Washington, D.C.

Since 1974, the annual nondenominational march is held each year on or around the anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision, which held that abortion was protected under the right to privacy in the Constitution. Opponents to the court decision have since met at the National Mall on about every January 22 since, marching from there to the steps of the Supreme Court Building on First Street.

This year's march was the third for Ottie Florschutz, who poi...



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