June 17, 1987

Police talk to Fr. Paul Marx outside an abortion clinicToday in League HistoryJune 17, 1987—League Director Joe Scheidler attends the annual National Right to Life Convention and concurrent Pro-Life Action Network meeting in New Orleans. With 1,500 pro-lifers in town, several abortion clinics close preemptively. All eight abortuaries in the city close later in the week when Joe joins local and national activists for a massive picket.

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