Monday, December 05, 2011

2,000 for Life in Germantown, MD

An estimated 2,000 people participated in a large, peaceful vigil this morning marking the first anniversary of Leroy Carhart's notorious late term abortion practice in Germantown, MD. Here are a few pictures I took at the event.

An important link for life

Prayerful participants line Wisteria Drive outside the office park where Carhart's facility is located.

Some of the ~720 crosses representing each of the unborn babies killed here in the past year (and an equal number of women brutalized by the procedures)

This picture speaks for itself.

And here are video highlights. (Please pardon my unsteady hand. If the shaky video gets on your nerves, just minimize the video and listen to the powerful words and singing.)

Participants sing "How Great Thou Art" and "Amazing Grace"

Dr. Grace Morrison introduces the vigil program and Rev. Charlie Baile leads a prayer.

Dr. Grace Morrison goes on to eloquently describe the grim situation and the purpose and importance of the vigil.

Rev. Marcel Guarnizo describes a stark historical perspective to what happens in Germantown, MD.

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