Joshua Haskell, a senior at West Catholic High School, was honored with the 2020 Grand Rapids Right to Life Prolife Youth Award. Haskell won a $250 scholarship and was nominated for Right to Life of Michigan’s $500 award.
It was a close competition as four students participated in the 31st annual Grand Rapids Right to Life High School Oratory Contest on Tuesday, March 3. Ethan Huizen, a homeschooled freshman, won the competition and received a $200 scholarship.
Grand Rapids Right to Life hosted more than 700 people on 13 buses traveling from Michigan to Washington, DC, for the 47th annual March for Life. Crowd estimates ranged from 450,000 to 500,000 marchers, who peacefully demonstrated against the U.S. Supreme Court decisions that legalized abortion-on-demand in all fifty states.
Hope Siwek won the inaugural March for Life scholarship, which was applied to her bus trip from Michigan to Washington, DC.
In 1973 abortion-on-demand was legalized in this country. Since then 60,000,000 unborn children have been killed. To honor and mourn these tiny humans, Grand Rapids Right to Life sponsored the Memorial Service for the Unborn on Sunday, January 19.
For seven weeks during December and January, Grand Rapids Right to Life placed two digital billboards around the city to subtly educate the public about the legalization of abortion in 1973.
The sixth annual Prolife Essay Contest was open to students in grades 7-9 in the junior category and students in grades 10-12 in the senior category.
Prolife people gathered at Wild Roast Coffee Company for some delicious drinks and casual conversation for Life in the 616, which was held on Thursday, November 7.
Without ever mentioning the word “abortion,” former U.S. Representative from South Carolina, Trey Gowdy, gave a compelling, heartfelt prolife talk at the 32nd annual Focus on Life Benefit Dinner on Monday, October 7.
Prolife people enjoyed casual conversation in a coffee shop when the second installment of Life in the 616 was held on Thursday, August 1, at Baker Book House Café.