Responding to the 20th anniversary of legalised abortion on demand in South Africa on February 1 2017, Christian pro-life activists have arranged demonstrations around the country on or close to that date.
In Cape Town, Africa Christian Action held a march to parliament and a placard protest outside the gates of parliament on Wednesday February 1.
In East London a placard protests is planned for Saturday February 4 from 11am to 12pm at the corner of Oxford Street and St Mathew’s Road. Contact Frans van Aardt at 082 774 6649 for more information.
Cape Town: Wednesday, 1 February, 12:30pm. March to Parliament, starts from Keizersgracht St, below CPUT (previously Cape Tech). 13:00: Prayer Rally and placard protest outside gates of Parliament. Contact: Africa Christian Action, 021-6894481 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In Pretoria a life chain will take place on the corner of Steve Biko and Park Streets on Saturday February 25 from 12am to 2pm. Contact Gregory Periera on 083 359 5093 or email@example.com for more info. The National Alliance for Life-Gauteng is also hosting a pro-life conference in Pretoria on the morning of February 25 2017 to which all interested people are invited.
In Bloemfontein daily protests and prayer vigils are planned from 6.30am to 10.30am outside the National District Hospital and Marie Stopes abortion clinic. Contact Faan Oosthuizen on 083 265 9395 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Africa Christian Action reports that since the passing of the Termination of Pregnancy Act against the will of most South Africans, 1 400 000 babies have lost their lives through abortion, legally, with taxpayers’ money.