October 8, 1980

John XXIII Retreat Center logoToday in League HistoryOctober 8, 1980—The League pickets pro-abortion congressman Birch Bayh at a fundraising cocktail party at the Pope John XXIII retreat house in the Diocese of Lafayette, Indiana. Over 60 picketers hold signs reading “Abort Bayh” and “Shame on the Diocese of Lafayette.” A monsignor at the party speaks to Bayh, confirms that Bayh is pro-abortion and comes outside to thank pro-lifers for being there, assuring them their protest is necessary.

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