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March for Life: Hope for abortion policy change energizes Michiganders


March for Life: Hope for abortion policy change energizes Michiganders
Detroit Free Press

Advocates who oppose a right to abortion say they're seeing a renewed interest in this year's March for Life, set for Friday on the National Mall. They predict it will see a surge of participants not only because it's happening on the heels of the Women's March, but also because of the inauguration of President Donald Trump."After the inauguration and the Womenâs March on D.C., our phone has been ringing off the hook with more people wanting to get on our bus trips," said Laura Alexandria, director of operations for the Grand Rapids affiliate of Right to Life of Michigan, which is sending 12 buses to Washington. "We are really close to capacity on our buses."Read more: Although there are no official crowd estimates from recent years, the march and rally are expected to draw thousands â potentially hundreds of thousands â this year, said Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life, including many from Michigan.

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