To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Canada: Despite Having the Most Pro-Abortion Laws, a Pro-LIFE Flag is "Flying High" over Ottowa Today, Here's Why...

Pete Baklinski : May 11, 2017  LifeSiteNews.com

"The sanctity of life is flying high today." -Jack Fonseca, Campaign Life Coalition

(Ottawa)—[LifeSiteNews] For the first time in Canada's history, the nation's capital this morning raised a pro-life flag over its City Hall. The day marks the 20th anniversary of the National March for Life where tens of thousands of pro-lifers rally at the country's Parliament to demand legal protection for pre-born children targeted for abortion. (Photo via LifeSiteNews.com)

The grayish flag has the words in white and red: "National March for Life Ottawa."

About thirty pro-lifers attended the event, which took place around 5:45, just after sunrise. The flag will fly until sundown.

The City's Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed the day as the "National March for Life Day in the Capital."

In a proclamation, which was read by Paul Lauzon, the Mayor stated that the National March for Life is an event where "thousands of people from across Canada and the United States ... come to Parliament Hill" to "bring awareness for the need for life-affirming solutions."

Ottawa resident Francis Barrett is the 89-year-old father and grandfather, a former Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer, who worked with city officials to fly the flag. (Screengrab via LifeSiteNews.com)

Barrett told LifeSiteNews he is "so proud" of the mayor and the city staff for working with pro-lifers to raise the flag.

"My idea was that everybody else can put a flag up, so why can't we?" he said. "And they agreed with us."

But the flag raising event almost didn't happen. At the last minute, city officials told Barrett that the newly designed pro-life flag he wanted flown did not match with the Mayor's proclamation about the "National March for Life Day." There were no words on the flag indicating what the day was supposed to be about...

Continue reading here.







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

Watch: Nail-Biting Moment Woman Falls on Subway Tracks, Hero NYPD Cops Save Her Just in Time

'Biden's Border Crisis': Shocking Numbers in Senate Republicans' Report Detailing the Disaster at America's Southern Border

Sneaky Joe's New Plan to Steal the Midterms

Supreme Court Rules Republican Lawmakers Can Defend North Carolina's Voter Integrity Laws

Crisis Pregnancy Center President Stands Firm in Face of Vandalism and Threats

Alveda King: Dobbs Case Decision Will Save Lives; 'Civil Rights Begin in the Womb'

Historic: Supreme Court of United States Officially Overturns 'Roe v. Wade'

'Share the Love of Christ': Louisiana Church Gives Away 200 Free Gas Cards as Price at the Pump Soars

Chevron CEO Fires Back at Biden, Slams 'Political Rhetoric' in New Letter

Abortion Disproportionately Targets Black Babies; CDC: 74% of Abortions in Mississippi Were Performed on Black Mothers

Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Pro-Life Law Criminalizing Mail-Order Abortion Pills

A New Opportunity for Sweet Cakes' Kleins, as Their Legal Battle Continues: 'God Is the Rock We Stand On, His Love Will Conquer All Fears'

Parent of 'De-Transitioned' Child Gives HEARTBREAKING Plea to Stop Trans Sanctuary Bill

US Supreme Court Upholds Concealed-Carry Right of Self-Defense for Law-Abiding Citizens

Hundreds of Female Inmates Baptized as 'God Behind Bars' Ministry Shares the Redeeming Power of Jesus

'This Is Not My Dad': Hero Mom Outside Florida Church Saves Two Kids from Alleged Kidnapping

Biden Administration Caves to Environmental Groups, Delays Oil and Gas Lease Sales Again

Biden Administration to Force Schools to Adopt Radical Gender Policies; Here's What You Need to Know

Faith Leaders, Members of Congress Demand US AG Respond to Acts of Pro-Abortion Terrorism

Texas GOP Platform Affirms 'God's Biblical Design for Marriage' and the Sanctity of Life; Says Gay Marriage Decision 'Should Be Nullified'



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



BCN Plus

Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2019. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

editor@breakingchristiannews.com