Perry, Dewhurst Headline Texas Anti-Abortion Rally 1/27/13
January 27, 2013
AUSTIN - An estimated 3,000 people have marched on the state
Capitol for an anti-abortion rally to mark the 40th anniversary of the Supreme
Court decision legalizing abortion.
Governor Rick Perry told the crowd Saturday that Roe v. Wade was like a
Biblical scourge. Perry says Texas will do all it can to make abortions as rare
Perry, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Attorney General Greg Abbott
were expected to address the crowd. Also appearing are the Roman Catholic Bishop
of Austin, Joe Vasquez, and Texas Alliance for Life Executive Director Joe
The event comes a day after a rally at the National Mall in Washington that
featured former Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Rick Santorum. Like Perry, Santorum
unsuccessfully sought the GOP presidential nomination in 2012.