The 14th annual Walk for Life West Coast is quickly approaching and organizers are gearing up for a huge crowd and several exciting new speakers.
On Saturday, January 27, 2018, people will travel from all over the West Coast to come together to deliver an important message: women deserve better than abortion, and there are people who are willing to help them choose life.
Speakers include Terry Beatley, founder of the Hosea Initiative, a non-profit organization which teaches the impact of worldview through the pro-life conversion story of Dr. Bernard Nathanson. Dr. Nathanson, a former abortionist and co-founder of NARAL, asked Terry to make Americans aware of the “8-point strategy of deceit” used by the abortion industry. Fulfilling the promise made to Dr. Nathansan and using the power of story-telling, Hosea Initiative teaches a broader understanding of the abortion industry’s exploitation of women and children.
Another powerful speaker at this year’s rally is John Bruchalski, M.D. Motivated by a desire to become what he then perceived as being the best possible physician, Dr. Bruchalski performed abortions during his residency. Gradually, he realized that abortion actually harmed women. After a spiritual awakening, he returned to the Catholic faith of his youth and felt God’s call to start a medical practice that truly helped women. In 1994, Dr. Bruchalski founded Tepeyac in Fairfax, VA, offering, in addition to excellent medicine, a faith-based welcome to women regardless of belief, background, or financial situation.
Rev. Clenard Childress, Jr., the founder of the website www.blackgenocide.org, will be returning as a speaker at the 2018 Walk for Life. This website was designed to reach the Afro-American Community with the truth about abortion.
The 2018 Walk for Life West Coast will begin at 12:30 PM with a rally in the city’s Civic Center Plaza. Following the rally, participants will walk down Market Street to Justin Herman Plaza.
Founded in 2005 by a group of San Francisco Bay Area residents, the Walk for Life West Coast’s mission is to change the perceptions of a society that thinks abortion is an answer. For more details, and to view a powerful promo video for the walk that can be shared on social media, please visit: www.walkforlifewc.com
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