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Student Trailblazer Joins GRRTL Team

Student Trailblazer Joins GRRTL Team

In April, Cassidy Shooltz joined the team at Grand Rapids Right to Life as the new student trailblazer.

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A Busy Weekend at Women’s Expo

A Busy Weekend at Women’s Expo

For the fifth year, Grand Rapids Right to Life sponsored a booth at the West Michigan Women’s Expo in downtown Grand Rapids at DeVos Place.

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Five Compete in Oratory Contest

Five Compete in Oratory Contest

Five students competed in the 29th annual Grand Rapids Right to Life High School Oratory Contest on Tuesday, March 6.  Paige VanKlompenberg, a homeschooled freshman, won the competition and received a $150 scholarship.

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Lindgren Wins Prolife Youth Award

Lindgren Wins Prolife Youth Award

The 2018 Grand Rapids Right to Life Prolife Youth Award winner was Clare Lindgren, a home educated senior. Lindgren won a $100 scholarship and has been nominated for Right to Life of Michigan’s $500 award.

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All Ages Moved by “Grácia”

All Ages Moved by “Grácia”

Grand Rapids Right to Life sponsored a private, one-night-only screening of the prolife film “Because of Grácia” at Celebration! Cinema South on February 8. More than 200 people attended this event.

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President Trump Addresses March

President Trump Addresses March

In January, Grand Rapids Right to Life organized 11 buses to travel from Michigan to Washington, DC, for the 45th annual March for Life.

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Verwys Shares Stories at Memorial

Verwys Shares Stories at Memorial

On January 14, a sunny but cold Sunday afternoon, almost 200 people came to honor and mourn the 59,000,000 little lives lost to legal abortion.

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Students Win Local Essay Contest

Students Win Local Essay Contest

The fourth annual Prolife Essay Contest, open to students in grades 7-9 in the junior category and students in grades 10-12 in the senior category, required participants to address the topic “Why I am Prolife.”

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GRRTL Celebrates Volunteers

GRRTL Celebrates Volunteers

A Christmas party can never fully express how much Grand Rapids Right to Life appreciates the dedicated volunteers who have sacrificed many hours throughout the year to keep the culture of life alive and growing in Grand Rapids.

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“Gosnell” Film Shocks Audience

“Gosnell” Film Shocks Audience

On Tuesday, October 10, Grand Rapids Right to Life brought the long-awaited film Gosnell to Grand Rapids. More than 270 prolife people were in attendance at Celebration! Cinema North to see this true crime drama about Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell.

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