At the end of the day, after the annual March for Life filled the Mall of Washington with more people than ever.

“Some 300,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C. today to mark the
37th anniversary of the U.S. supreme court decision that legalized
abortion.

“Half of the multitude that attended the annual rally and March for
Life was under the age of 25, Father Thomas Euteneuer, president of
Human Life International, told the Eternal Word Television Network.”

About 300,000 people rallied for ultimate civil rights for every human being, and the media’s got nothin’?

I customized my computer homepage to be filled with news headlines
from sources I’ve chosen as a cross-section of top world news, top
national news, big media headlines, politics, law, media, culture….a
look at all the top headlines of the moment on the biggest stories of
the moment, hour and day. It constantly refreshes. I gave it until the
end of the night on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, after learning from
my own sources that 300,000 people came out this year impressively and
boldly to stand up for the fundamental right to life. At last scan,
there was not one headline out of dozens and dozens of them, that
referred to the March for Life.

Besides the above Zenit article, and the video available on EWTN, and the usual bloggers like Carl Olson at Ignatius Insight and First Things making the essay by Fr. Richard John Neuhaus available again for the occasion…

…..we wouldn’t have heard about it.

And yet, I noticed this piece on a Haitian relief rally.

“The official death toll from the 7.0-magnitude quake has risen to 110,000.

“The benefit concert took place in New York, Los Angeles, London and Haiti.

“More than 100 Hollywood and music stars took part.”

The unofficial but modest estimate on the death toll from Roe v.
Wade is 50 million babies. The rallies to benefit the cause of life
took place in Washington D.C, online in a ‘virtual march’ and in cities
around the country in solidarity with the annual March. More than
300,000 citizens nationwide took part in Washington, more than 70,000
in the ‘virtual march’, and countless others all over the country and
the world…..in Paris, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, the UK, Ireland,
Switzerland…..and you only heard about it on pro-life news outlets.

But they’re the ones that count.

Sheila Liaugminas

Sheila Liaugminas is an Emmy award-winning Chicago-based journalist in print and broadcast media. Her writing and broadcasting covers matters of faith, culture, politics and the media....