March for Life Shifts Focus To Capitol Hill On 50th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Anti-abortion activists rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court during the 49th annual March for Life rally on January 21, 2022 in Washington, DC. The rally draws activists from around the country who are calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Following the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision written by Associate Justice Samuel Alito, the focus of the anti-abortion movement has shifted from the Supreme Court to the House and Senate, in which lawmakers are stirring with competing pro- and anti- legislation.
  • And in a symbolic bow to that shift, the March for Life itself is planning to detour to the U.S. Capitol, March for Life President Jeanne Mancini told Secrets.

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