Thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington on Friday for the annual “March for Life” rally, seven months after Roe v. Wade was overturned by the nation’s top court.
The 1973 decision protected a woman’s right to an abortion on a nationwide level. It’s reversal sparked an outcry among large swathes of the US public, yet anti-abortion campaigners are demanding stricter restrictions at the state and national levels on the procedure.
“We want it to be unthinkable for a woman to have an abortion,” activist Tammy Milligan, who was present at the rally, told AP news agency.
The “March for Life” rally began in 1974 as a challenge to Roe v. Wade. Every January, activists from across the United States have descended upon the capital to urge the Supreme Court…