State Officers Participate in the March for Life in Washington

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Members of The AOH New York State Board on Constitution Avenue Marching in the March for Life in Washington D.C.

 

Members of the AOH New York State Board were not about to let something as trivial as a major blizzard stop them from taking part in the largest Pro-Life event in the world as they participated in the National March for Life in Washington D.C. on Friday.

 

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The Annual March takes place every January 22nd, which is the Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Roe v. Wade Case. The march has attracted over 800,000 participants in recent years, although this year weather conditions were expected to reduce the number taking part.

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AOH District of Columbia State President John Walsh with New York State President Timothy McSweeney


The NY Hibernian group consisted of NYS Chaplain Fr. Henry Reid, NYS President Timothy McSweeney, NYS Treasurer John Manning, NYS District Director Tom Beirne, and NYS Organizer Keith Reynolds.

 

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Members attended a breakfast hosted by the AOH District of Columbia State Board before the March for Life.


The day began with a mass and breakfast that was hosted by The AOH Washington D.C. State Board, where they were joined by fellow Hibernians from around the country who had also travelled to Washington for the event. The day’s events began with a rally at the Washington Monument followed by a march to the U.S. Supreme Court building.

 

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Cold temperatures and a blizzard warning could not stop the Hibernians from New York!


The Ancient Order of Hibernians is honored to stand with those who advocate for the sanctity of all human life! To find out more about the National March for Life, please visit their website at:

www.marchforlife.org