8 Hopeful Signs for the Pro-Life Movement in 2021, by Catherine Hadro

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COMMENTARY: As we march on into 2021, the year of St. Joseph, the pro-life movement continues to make strides in protecting all life from conception until natural death.

By Catherine Hadro, EWTN News, January 13, 2021

Catherine Hadro Catherine Hadro writes from Washington, D.C. She is host and managing editor of “EWTN Pro-Life Weekly.”

Catherine HadroThe pro-life movement has been marked by deep hope throughout its entire existence. Now, as we prepare for the Biden-Harris administration, and the extreme abortion agenda the Democratic ticket campaigned on, we cannot lose sight of the pro-life strides still possible in the coming year. With that, here is my list of eight things that bolster my hope for the pro-life cause in 2021.

1. The March for Life marches on!

The 48th-annual March for Life will take place in Washington, D.C., this Jan. 29. While most events have been canceled this past year due to the coronavirus pandemic, March for Life organizers reassure pro-lifers the march will go on, while still encouraging individuals to discern what’s best for their health in deciding whether to travel to D.C. for the event. The “Together Strong: Life Unites” theme — and speakers that include Tim Tebow, Benjamin Watson and Archbishop Joseph Naumann — will surely make an event that’s a battery charger for the pro-life movement.

2. Historic number of pro-life women enter the U.S. House of Representatives.  …