Virginia Stands for Life 2013, a joint effort of the Virginia Catholic Conference, and the Family Foundation and numerous pro-life organizations, including the Virginia Christian Alliance.The event attracted hundreds of women and men from around Virginia who came to defend life from conception to natural death, and to thank legislators who supported pro-life legislation in last year's General Assembly.
The event was held on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 and began with the Commonwealth Prayer breakfast followed by the Prayer Walk around the Capitol, and finished with the rally at the Capitol Bell Tower.
Some of the speakers included
Ryan Bomberger – TooManyAborted.com Olivia Gans Turner – Virginia Society for Human Life, National Director of American Victims of Abortion
Burke Balch, JD – Director of the Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics
Ryan Bomberger, chief creative officer of The Radiance Foundation, and
Victoria Cobb, president of The Family Foundation.
Special thanks to David Alan Carmichael of Freedom Ministries for the video.
Sanctity of Human Life