How 40 Days for Life fought and won against a UK city council wanting to ban pro-life witness

Posted on April 15, 2018 
Filed under Culture wars

“40 Days For Life is a Christian pro-life campaign group which aims to end the scourge of abortion by praying outside abortion clinics and offering women an alternative to aborting their unborn child.

Holding placards which read ‘Pray to end abortion’, ‘Pro woman, pro baby, prolife’ and ‘Pregnant? Need help? Ask’, volunteers pray quietly for an hour or more, and the vigil is maintained for 12 hours per day for 40 consecutive days until Palm Sunday. …”

– At Life Site, John Edwards recounts the way a local council tried to silence free speech under the ‘Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act’ of 2014.