|Above: Maryland students participate in a #SockIt2PP state-level rally. Tomorrow, we go national.|
Thanks to Students for Life of America, federal lawmakers will soon be confronted by a powerful symbol of the helpless lives destroyed by Planned Parenthood.
Tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. EST, pro-life advocates from across the country will gather on Capitol Hill to display over 160,000 baby socks, representing just a fraction of the abortions committed by Planned Parenthood every year. The socks were gathered through the #SockIt2PP campaign that has been going on for the past month. Together, the collected socks weigh five tons!
In the words of Students for Life of America:
When we launched our #Sockit2PP campaign in March, we knew we could make a significant visual impact when we brought our socks to Congress – and that time has finally come!
On Wednesday, April 26th, we are going to bring over 160,000 baby socks to the lawn of the Capitol for a stunning display of Planned Parenthood’s callous disregard for human life.
And we want you to join us.
We’ve collected over half of our goal of baby socks and while our campaign continues, Congress needs a wake-up call right now. They need to see the devastation that Planned Parenthood wrecks on the lives of preborn babies and their mothers every single day. Every day that Planned Parenthood remains taxpayer-funded is another day that 888 little lives are lost to abortion.
The pro-life movement’s number-one priority right now is to redirect Planned Parenthood’s federal funding—a jaw-dropping half-billion dollars a year—to the nonviolent women’s health clinics that deserve our support. Tomorrow’s rally will bring some much-needed attention to the urgency of this cause.
Can’t make it to D.C. tomorrow? Consider making a donation to the Fund Women’s Health campaign, a fabulous pro-life feminist effort (led by Secular Pro-Life!) to raise money for better alternatives to Planned Parenthood.
And don’t forget that your local #ProtestPP event is happening this weekend—Friday the 28th in some locations, Saturday the 29th in others. Find your information here.