‘Unplanned’ Sparks Thousands to Candlelight Vigils Outside Planned Parenthood Clinics

Breitbart | 4/18/2019 | Staff
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Thousands of pro-life activists participated in candlelight vigils outside Planned Parenthood clinics throughout the nation over the weekend, some in response to the new film Unplanned.

“This past weekend’s National Pro-Life Candlelight Vigil was an outstanding success,” said Eric Scheidler, Pro-Life Action League executive director, in an email statement to Breitbart News. “In all, 166 vigils were organized at Planned Parenthood facilities in 40 states in six time zones.”

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Scheidler, whose group was one of three pro-life organizations directing the event, estimated total turnout to be over 10,000 participants in the vigils, including many first-time activists.

“Many said that they were motivated by seeing the movie Unplanned, which tells the story of Abby Johnson, a Planned Parenthood manager turned pro-life activist,” he added.

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Pro-life organization Created Equal also directed the national event.

“Unplanned has become a call to action for the pro-life movement,” Mark Harrington, Created Equal’s executive director said in a press release. “Thousands have been inspired by this movie to get actively involved in the pro-life movement for the first time.”

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Monica Miller, executive director of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, also a co-director of the vigil event, told Baptist Press the vigils at Planned...
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