Over 200 high school and college campuses are planning to stage a pro-life walkout rally against abortion on Wednesday, weeks after the media gave excessive coverage to the national walkout for gun control.
The walkout was originally inspired after a history teacher at Rocklin High School in Sacramento, California, questioned whether schools across the country would be as supportive of a nationwide walkout in protest of something like abortion. The teacher was placed on administrative leave for her comments, but was later reinstated amid backlash.
Inspired by his teacher’s question, student Brandon Gillespie organized a pro-life walkout to see if there really is a double standard in America’s schools.
“The National Pro-Life Walkout will consist of students walking out their classrooms on Wednesday, April 11 at 10:00 AM local time for seventeen minutes of silence and prayer. Organizers say it takes seventeen minutes for Planned Parenthood to abort ten children in a given day,” LifeSiteNews.com reported.
Life News has more details on the National Pro-Life Walkout:
More than 200 different high school and college or university campuses are preparing to participate in the #ProLifeWalkout — according to information Students for Life provided to LifeNews. Students for Life officials indicate pro-life students are finding less administrative support in general than those students organizing walkouts over gun control.
Students for Life of America president Kristan Hawkins announced that resources, legal help and training will be available for all who want to take a stand for life, to remember those lost to abortion.
“I just want to spread awareness about the cruel things that are happening in Planned Parenthood clinics across the country, the cruel murder of these children who have done nothing wrong,” said Gillespie.
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