Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Hundreds of thousands march in protest against the Spanish government liberalizing the country's abortion laws

Hundreds of thousands of pro-life advocates filled the streets and plazas of cities throughout Spain on March 29 in protest against legislation proposed by the Spanish Socialist government to liberalize the country's abortion laws.

The organizers of the country-wide demonstrations estimated that 500,000 people took part in rallies in more than 80 cities across Spain, with AFP reporting an estimated 100,000 in Madrid alone.

Right to Life spokeswoman Dr. Gador Joya told the crowd in front of Madrid's Equality Ministry, "The government wants to approve a free abortion law that leaves the unborn completely unprotected. The proposed law "will only lead to more deaths and more suffering by thousands of women," she said. "We demand that our laws protect the right to live and to be a mother."

It looks like some great things are happening in Spain
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