Pro-life groups cut ties with national March in Ottawa, plan Toronto march on same day
OTTAWA – Plans to hold a pro-life march in Toronto on the same day as the National March for Life in Ottawa are raising concerns about a split in the pro-life movement.
The new Toronto march is being organized by a coalition of pro-life groups, including ARPA Canada, its affiliate WeNeedaLaw.ca, the Canadian Centre for Bioethical Reform and Toronto Right to Life. Campaign Life Coalition has organized the national march since 1998.
“Two competing events in the same region will split pro-life attendance,” said Jeff Gunnarson, president of Campaign Life Coalition (CLC), in a Feb. 4 news release. “With potentially a much smaller