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January 21, 2014 at 3:17 PM

‘March for Life’ rally attracts 4,000 to Capitol

More than 4,000 gathered at the steps of the Capitol for the annual “March for Life” rally. (Photo by Ashley Stewart) OLYMPIA — Thousands showed up to share a pro-life message with lawmakers Tuesday. Holding roses and hoisting signs, more than 4,000 people gathered at the steps of the Capitol for the annual “March for Life”…

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January 15, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Washington state ranks high on abortion rights, both sides agree

Two reports released this week show that both sides of the fierce abortion debate agree on at least one thing: Washington state ranks at the top of the country in abortion rights. NARAL Pro-Choice America placed Washington second on its annual Report Card on Women’s Reproductive Rights, just behind California. The group cited state laws…

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January 22, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Anti-abortion demonstrators rally on Capitol steps

On the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion in the U.S., anti-abortion demonstrators gathered on the steps of the state Capitol building to protest abortion. Protesters gather on the Capitol steps Tuesday afternoon. (Amelia Dickson/The Seattle Times) Washington State March for Life President Noreen McEntee-Hobson urged the crowd to speak…

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