Columbus residents participate in 'March for Life' to protest abortion

Columbus residents participate in 'March for Life' to protest abortion

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Dozens of people in Columbus came out to participate in an anti-abortion walk Thursday, Jan. 22.

The annual March for Life through downtown Columbus coincided with other protests across the country recognizing the 42nd anniversary of

Roe v. Wade

, the Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion.

The first March for Life began as a small demonstration in Washington, D.C. in October 1973 when a group of 30 pro-life leaders gathered to discuss how to commemorate the one year anniversary of

Roe

.

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