Anti-abortion advocates hit the streets of Honolulu
By Cindy Ellen Russell |
January 17, 2020
| Updated on January 17, 2020 at 10:54 pm
Hundreds of people gather for the 47th March for Life at the state Capitol on Thursday. Participants applaud the students who were holding anti-abortion signs along S. Beretania St.
The March for Life event attracted about 650 people from religious groups, elementary schools and nonprofit organizations.
Aki Uechi rejoices as the Kehilat Hamishkan ministry band played “Open the Eyes of My Heart Lord” at the rally.
Eighth Graders from St. Elizabeth school held anti-abortion signs along S. Beretania St. at the state capitol. Pictured (L-R) are Elizabeth Vandewater, 14, Jarrin Baradi, 13, and Keanu Longboy, 13.
Chastity Madix cradles her son, Daniel, 6 months old, at the rally.
Megami Lynn Bogardus, 11 months, reaches out to Susan Duffy in the crowd.
Bishop Larry Silva attends the rally with former Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona.
Emcee Dawn O’Brien talks to the crowd at Thursday's rally. The gathering came less than a week before the 47th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which established a woman’s legal right to an abortion.
Pictured holding a sign at the event is Christy Cruz.