A special website has been set up to remind people about the
1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.
January 2, 2013, will mark the 40th anniversary of the Roe
v. Wade decision handed down by America's highest court. Dr.
Peggy Hartshorn of Heartbeat International tells OneNewsNow one of
the purposes of RememberingRoe.com is to bring some unity to
the pro-life movement.
"As a united movement -- a group of
people who are all united in our horror over what has happened as
result of Roe v. Wade -- we wanted to give an
opportunity for people to come together and remember, reflect,
repent, and pray," Hartshorn details.
In featured videos available at the website, leaders in the
pro-life movement reflect on the day the court decision came down,
and they share special memories associated with it in subsequent
"Others [have] an opportunity to sign up for an hour of prayer
that we're going to have on January 22. Again, that will be via the
website," the Heartbeat International spokesperson notes. "You can
sign up to join us for prayer from 3:00-4:00."
Sponsors hope at least 1.2 million people will send red
postcards to the president on January 22, letting him know
that pro-lifers want protection for every person from conception to
natural death and an end to Roe v. Wade.