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In Madrid a million say ‘every life matters’

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A huge crowd gathers at the Puerta del Sol square in Madrid yesterday to protest against a bill easing restrictions on abortion. The bill would allow unrestricted abortion at up to 14 weeks of pregnancy and let girls aged 16 and 17 have abortions without parental consent. AP reports:

The crowd of at least tens of thousands of people waved banners, balloons and red-and-yellow Spanish flags as it marched down a major Madrid boulevard with the slogan ‘Every Life Matters’.

Civic groups predicted one million or more people would attend, and said they chartered some 600 buses to bring people in from other cities. Spanish police systematically refuse to give turnout estimates for protests.

(Photo: AP Photo/Arturo Rodriguez)

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Written by Luke Coppen

October 18, 2009 at 7:55 am

Posted in pro-life

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