Human Rights Night

I went to the Candlelight Vigil tonight with my daughter in honour of the 100,000+ unborn children who are mercilessly slaughtered in Canada every year.  Mostly, the event is attended by the high school kids who come to the March every year (not from Ottawa, of course. The OSCB is too busy plugging Wee day or something).  It was a very inspiring and uplifting event.  I heard a couple of interesting things while I was there…..

1)  Apparently there’s gonna be a pro-abort March too, tomorrow. Starts at 1PM at Sparks and Elgin.  Not sure where the pro-aborts are going to march precisely since uh…Elgin Street is along our route.  The Pro-Life March begins at Parliament Hill and then takes Elgin Street which will pass Sparks Street.  Not sure if their march has been approved, but one would kind of hope that the angry and bare-breasted bimbos aren’t too drunk this year to figure out that their march had better be going in the opposite direction from ours. But we shall see.   We live in interesting times.  No doubt the media will be all over it.  I can see the headline now, “Protestors on both sides of the abortion debate blah, blah, blah, blah, blah….”  Equal coverage when we have 200 times their numbers. You watch. That’s the angle the pro-abort media is going to take because corruption is what corruption does.

2) Heard a very inspiring story of an English man who was visiting Ottawa a few years back and came out to a 40 Days for Life vigil.  Turns out he was so inspired by it, he launched it in Great Britain and then throughout Europe and other parts of the world.  Now, doesn’t that make us Ottawa pro-lifers exceedingly proud to be part of that in a small way?  Sometimes you just don’t know the effect you can have. Even if you can’t see it in your part of the world, a small silent witness can start a revolution across the ocean in lands far, far away.  I get goose bumps just thinking about it.

3) Going to my first Mass during the March for Life.  Never had a chance to go to one in the past because we typically hosted out-of-town friends.  This year, it will be my first one….even though I go to it with a stone in my shoe…considering that our Catholic episcopal leadership on life issues is abysmally below grade. Vowed and stammered never to go to one, but in the end, for good or ill, the bishops are what they are and God has placed them there, so Socon or Bust ties the rope around his waste and skedaddles the mule.

Coverage of past March for Life Events:


Parliament ‘Hill Cam’ does not lie, reveals larger numbers at 2013 March for Life

National March for Life 2013 – Highlights

25,000 Cram Parliament Hill For 16th Annual March for Life – Largest Ever

Annual March for Life Media Blackout in BC, too

Pope surprises, delights 40,000 Italian pro-lifers, joins March for Life

Liberal Media Terrified of Pro Life Momentum, Refuses to Cover March for Life

Will they show up at the March for Life?

March for Life 2013 – It’s All About Growing the Momentum

Socon or Bust Pics from the March for Life

Pro-Aborts Boo “O Canada” During March for Life

March for Life Vigil

MP tells Commons: March for Life 2013 will be an ‘amazing event’

Ottawa Jim Watson Endorses March for Life Again This Year

EWTN to provide its first ever live coverage of 2013 Canadian March for Life



19,500 Turn Out At March for Life

Pro-Abort Class, Breasts & All

March for Life  Doubled In Size from Last Year –  Police

March for Life “Massive”

Abortion Poll – Get On It Busters!

March for Life Media Roundup

In-depth report on the Canadian March for Life


Over 15,000 Emboldened Pro-Lifers Declare at the March for Life: “The Debate Is On”

Petition to the CBC to Report the Truth – Index Page

The numbers game: How many really attended the 2011 Canadian March for Life?

March for Life Media Roundup

March for Life 2011 Youth Video Contest Winner


The rise of a new hope

March For Life, 2010: The Year Abortion Politics Shifted in Canada

The End of the World is Near…

March for Life 2010 Official Footage

Mainstream Media Coverage of The March for Life…Getting Better

12,500 Gather on Parliament Hill for Canadian March for Life

March for Life 2010 Video


10,000-12,000 brave the rain and the wind at the March for Life

National March for Life: Exodus 2009 – A Future Without Abortion

March for Life: Exodus 2009

March for Life 2009 Videos


March for Life 2008 – 8,000 Attend

March for Life 2008 Video


Press keeps March for Life going and going

Marching at the March for Life

March for Life Music Videos

Silent No More Speeches

Media Drops the Ball Again on the March For Life

March for Life – Huge Success, Media Largely Absent

2 thoughts on “Human Rights Night

  1. It does say a lot that EWTN can have complete live coverage of the march, while the Canadian Catholic channel … nothing, not live, not tape delayed, not even a highlights package.

  2. @Cdn Catholic: that’s a funny statement “a Canadian Catholic channel” – what we have is a dissenting, spirit of Vatican II, liberal MSM channel – I long ago gave up on this channel after the CEO, who is friends with all the biggies in the church including the Pope and never fails to mention same, interviewed a notorious dissenter Gregory Baum and stated he longed admired him..we have no true Catholic channel in and my family will continue to support EWTN

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