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BRIEF: 40 Days for Life kickoff rally to be held Saturday

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A 40 Days for Life kickoff rally will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. outside of the Planned Parenthood building, 123 E Indiana Ave.

The 40 Days for Life campaign officially begins March 5 and continues through April 13.  The purpose of the event is to, “We pray that, with God’s help, this will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in our city — and beyond,” according to its website.

Saturday’s rally will include speakers and information about the 40 Days for Life campaign.

Those interested in participating in the upcoming prayer vigils can register and find a schedule online.

About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.

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