Featured Image

In spite of growing anti-life opposition, about 2,500 pro-life faithful mobilized for the March for Life in Zurich on September 20, 2014, drawing attention to the right to life of every unborn child, especially those with Down Syndrome.

Such public pro-life marches require police protection in German-speaking countries. Over recent years, threats by anti-life demonstrators have become more violent and more blasphemous. At times it appears that the police, possibly on orders from politicians, do very little to block anti-life demonstrators from intimidating pro-life participants who march in peace.

The Zurich event placed special emphasis on the dignity of persons with Down syndrome, approximately 90% of whom are killed in the womb. Those who spoke to this deplorable trend at the event were Professor Holm Schneider, a pediatric doctor, author, and geneticist; a young woman with Down syndrome who spoke frankly and humorously about the value and the joys of her life; and a mother who spoke about her family life raising a child with Down syndrome.

Click “like” if you are PRO-LIFE!

Such efforts of the pro-life movement continue to bring the Culture of Life to the public square, in open defiance of anti-life trends, especially the massacre that occurs every day through legalized abortion.

Organizers who are planning the 2015 March for Life in western Switzerland gladly announced that Bishop Charles Morerod of Fribourg would participate in and support this pro-life effort. 

Reprinted with permission from Human Life International.


Commenting Guidelines

LifeSiteNews welcomes thoughtful, respectful comments that add useful information or insights. Demeaning, hostile or propagandistic comments, and streams not related to the storyline, will be removed.

LSN commenting is not for frequent personal blogging, on-going debates or theological or other disputes between commenters.

Multiple comments from one person under a story are discouraged (suggested maximum of three). Capitalized sentences or comments will be removed (Internet shouting).

LifeSiteNews gives priority to pro-life, pro-family commenters and reserves the right to edit or remove comments.

Comments under LifeSiteNews stories do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.