Abortion Activists Speak Out on Roe vs. Wade Anniversary

By: Ilyssa Trussel Email
By: Ilyssa Trussel Email

A candlelight vigil commemorates the 34th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, a case that legalized abortion.

Standing in front of the Governor's Mansion Monday evening, abortion activist Linda Miklowitz lit a candle on the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade.

It was the 1973 Supreme Court case legalizing abortion.

Monday, activists on both sides of the issue made their voices heard.

"We can never really be certain or relaxed in trying to protect an individual’s right to choose whether or when to have children, and every year it’s different. This year seems a little better, but we can't relax," said Miklowitz.

While some celebrated this day, anti-abortion activists got to work speaking out about why they feel Roe vs. Wade should be overturned.

"While some celebrate what they feel is the rights of women to doeth what they want with their bodies, we mourn the loss of these babies who are actually individuals in their own right," said Sheila Hopkins with the Florida Catholic Conference.

Members of the Catholic Student Union at FSU and the Florida Catholic Conference were in Washington D.C. for the annual March for Life Rally Monday.

Students are expected back in Tallahassee Tuesday night.


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