Pro-Life Activists Protesting Chicago's Attempt to Kill Free Speech Rights Outside Abortion Clinics
Proposed "bubble zone" would prohibit pro-lifers from coming within eight feet of any person approaching an abortion facility
Contact: Eric Scheidler, Communications Director, Pro-Life Action League, 773-251-8792; Tom Ciesielka, TC Public Relations, 312-422-1333, email@example.com
CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following media advisory is submitted by the Pro-Life Action League:
When: Wednesday, October 7
9:00 am - Protest starts
9:30 am - Media conference
What: Chicago abortionists, led by Planned Parenthood, are pushing the Chicago City Council to adopt a new "bubble zone" ordinance, which would make sidewalk counseling nearly impossible in Chicago.
The Pro-Life Action League has organized a protest at City Hall to send a message to Chicago's leaders that stopping their free speech with an unconstitutional ordinance is unacceptable.
Where: Chicago City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle Street
Who: Over 100 protesters expected to be outside City Halls with picket signs.
A press conference organized by the Pro-Life Action League will include the following speakers:
Joe Scheidler, National Director, Pro-Life Action League
Shannon Buckner, Sidewalk counselor at Planned Parenthood
Catherine Mieding, Sidewalk counselor at Family Planning Associates
Myra, statement from mother who decided against abortion because of pro-life sidewalk counselors and is grateful for the life of her child
Peter Breen, attorney with Thomas More Society, defenders of the First Amendment Rights of pro-life activists.
Visuals: Chicago City Hall building
Pro-Life protesters with signs
Eric Scheidler, Communications Director, Pro-Life Action League:
Tom Ciesielka, TC Public Relations 312-422-1333 firstname.lastname@example.org