SPOKANE, Wash. - An anti-abortion rally took place Wednesday evening outside of the Spokane Planned Parenthood clinic.
A group called "The Church at Planned Parenthood" organized the event. According to its website, the Church at Planned Parenthood is not a protest, but rather a "worship service at the gates of Hell." The group meets regularly outside of the clinic.
Pro-life groups have gathered outside of Planned Parenthood. They say this isn’t a protest, but instead a gathering of worship to pray for aborted children. Several pro-choice supporters have also gathered on the other side of the driveway. #kxly pic.twitter.com/fI0USulJzN— Drew Reeves (@DrewReevesKXLY) May 22, 2019
Pro-choice protestors also stood outside of the clinic Wednesday to counter-protest the Church at Planned Parenthood. This was the second pro-choice rally in Spokane in just two days.
On Tuesday, pro-choice activists rallied at the Tribal Gathering Place in downtown Spokane. The rally was hosted by Planned Parenthood of Washington and Idaho as part of the nationwide #StopTheBan movement.
Rallies across the country come on the tail-end of the passing of restrictive abortion laws in several states. The State of Alabama recently enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the country. The law makes abortion illegal in virtually all cases, including cases of rape and incest. The law also states doctors who perform an abortoin could face up to 99 years in prison.
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