Walking Cross Country With a Purpose

By Connie Goff, Maryville, MO – Some people walk because they enjoy being outside. Some walk to enjoy quiet time away from the cares of the world. Some walk because it’s doctor’s orders. Chris Graham, California, and Kelsey McManus, Virginia, walk for a much different reason – to defend the rights of unborn children. Graham…

Walkers Bring Pro-Life Message Through Colorado

The group of young activists that walked through Fort Morgan early this week are quite literally spreading their pro-life message across the United States. Wearing shirts that state “Pro Life” in bold lettering, the 18- to 30-year-old participants are walking from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. There they will join two other groups of cross-country…

Court Upholds VA Partial-Birth Abortion Ban

RICHMOND, VA — LifeSiteNews.com – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled Wednesday to uphold the constitutionality of Virginia’s partial-birth abortion ban. The full court reversed a previous decision by a three-judge panel that determined the ban was unconstitutional. In the opinion issued Wednesday, the 4th Circuit concluded that “little or no…

Crossroads Students Walk, Pray for Unborn Children

OGDEN — “We have walked through hail, rain, wind, sunshine, double rainbows, the dark, and the light of the stars,” said Rita Kaehler, 20, a Crossroads walker from Lodi, Calif. “The thing about the Sierra Mountains in Nevada, is the weather changes every 30 minutes, and makes it an adventure.” Crossroads was founded in 1994…

Priest Walks Coast-to-Coast for Pro-Life Cause

PROVIDENCE — Downtown Los Angeles at 2:15 a.m. was where Father Dwight Hoeberech ended up after walking 25 miles from Santa Monica, through Beverly Hills, and Hollywood. Far from lost and wearing a white shirt with the words “pro-life” emblazoned across the front, Father Hoeberech and others were just beginning their cross-country walk for life….

Virginia Teen Walking From Coast to Coast for Life

Arlington, Va – Three months could mean a lot of things for college students: a trip to Europe, a bank-account boosting summer job, repeated days of waking up at 2 p.m. For 19-year-old Kelsey McManus, however, it means three months of walking 20 miles a day from one coast of the United States to the…

Please Pray for the soul of Dr. George Tiller

Crossroads denounces the murder of abortion doctor, George Tiller. Dr. Tiller was shot and killed in his church in Wichita, Kansas on Sunday, May 30th. “We are firmly and unconditionally against the taking of any and all human life, born and unborn” said Crossroads President, Jim Nolan. “Our volunteers walk across the country every summer…

Three Summer 2009 Pro-Life Walks Across America

SEATTLE, SAN FRANCISCO, LOS ANGELES & CANADA- For the 15th summer in a row, students from colleges and universities across the country will be walking with Crossroads on THREE simultaneous pro-life walks across America. Starting in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles on Friday, May 22nd and ending together in Washington, DC on August 15th at…

Majority of Americans say they’re Pro-Life

WASHINGTON, DC – A new Gallup poll shows that the majority of Americans self-identify as pro-life on the issue of abortion for the first time in 15 years. The Gallup survey shows the percentage of Americans saying they are pro-life at its highest point since 1995 and those saying they are “pro-choice” at its lowest….

Summer 2009 Crossroads Canada Walk

For the third year in a row, young volunteers from schools across North America are walking to help build a Culture of Life and defend the dignity and sanctity of all human life – especially the unborn. The Canadian Crossroads walk stars in Toronto on July 31st and ends in Ottowa at the Canadian Parliament…