Nearly 300 women have opted not to get an abortion thanks to the work of volunteers for 40 Days for Life, the annual campaign that involves prayer, fasting and peaceful vigils outside abortion clinics.
As of Sunday, 296 unborn babies had been saved from abortion, according to the 40 Days for Life blog. The campaign began Sept. 25 and runs through Nov. 3. It is the largest-ever 40 Days for Life, with volunteers participating in 505 cities and 30 countries. The 40 Days for Life blog recounts hope-filled stories from the campaign. In Portland, Ore., a mother who already had two children, ages 9 and 11, traveled to the abortion clinic to end her pregnancy. “I could tell she was very uncertain about what she was going to do,” said Carissa, a 40 Days for Life volunteer. “I […]