Pro-Life Utah is excited to invite you and your family to be part of the 2018 March for Life Utah!
The theme of Utah's 3rd annual pro-life march event is "Be a Hero, Save a Life!"
Big and little superheroes are welcome and encouraged to attend! Kids (and kids at heart) are invited to dress up in their best and favorite superhero attire. Capes are great. Please avoid masks- though face painting is fine. Prizes will be awarded for the best-dressed heroes in one of three categories: Little Kids (under 13), Big Kids & Adults and Most Creative Pro-Life Incorporation!
Don't want to dress up? No worries, you can go incognito as your superhero alter-ego. Try a pro-life t-shirt. We will have a selection of special event t-shirts available for purchase at the march. Quantities are limited.
The Utah March for Life is taking place in union and solidarity with pro-life marches and events happening in cities all across the United States, including the annual National March for Life taking place in Washington D.C. March 4 Life Utah is the largest pro-life event in the state of Utah. It is brought to you by Pro-Life Utah and is in coordination and harmony with other pro-life groups, organizations, and individuals throughout the state.
Join with a multitude of other passionate pro-life leaders and advocates from all over Utah as we gather together to peacefully and powerfully bring awareness to the millions of lives that have been lost since the passage of Roe v Wade.
We will meet up for a brief starting-rally at Washington Square (451 South State Street) in Salt Lake City to walk in unity up to the Utah State Capital steps (about 1 mile). Make sure to sign up to participate in a special program to walk for one of the about 3,200 babies lost through Utah abortions each year. Scroll down to the next section for further info.
Following the march portion, there will be a short, motivational, and family-friendly program including music, speakers and an overview of upcoming pro-life legislation and news. Public figure and radio host Rod Arquette will emcee for the second year in a row. Our special musical guest will be the very talented Jessie Funk. We are especially thrilled to announce our keynote speaker: Dr. Kathi Aultman- a former abortionist turned pro-life activist!
Come explore ways to get involved in the local pro-life movement. Browse information tables from pro-life and pro-family groups and organizations. Meet local organizations with the pro-life cause as part of their platform. Learn about pro-life bills that will be a part of the 2018 Utah Legislative Session. Find out which legislators are working for the most vulnerable Utah citizens! Build connections with like-minded individuals and learn ways that you can put your pro-life passions into action to help save lives.
This year we are giving marchers a special opportunity to honor each individual baby lost to abortion in Utah throughout the previous year. Every year, approximately 3,200 Utah babies lose their lives through abortion. We invite all march participants to walk in remembrance of one of the beautiful children whose life was lost in 2017. We want to send the message that these are more than statistics; they are unique, defenseless, and irreplaceable human lives. Each is a baby that should have been given a chance at life and a name. When you sign up, you will receive an email with a printable badge that includes your baby's name and number. Sign up and help us get a "walker" to represent each baby.
For the service portion of our event, we will be continuing our annual diaper drive for the Pregnancy Resource Center of Salt Lake City. This worthy organization offers FREE services to pregnant women in need so they can choose LIFE for their baby. They rely solely on donations to enable them to help women with crisis pregnancies get the necessary assistance, support, and resources they need to continue their pregnancies. Whether it is providing free pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, baby clothes, and diapers, or strengthening women through faith and friendship, the Pregnancy Resource Center of Salt Lake City gives women with crisis pregnancies real, relevant, and life-respecting options. Please consider making a generous financial donation or donate diapers to add a measure charity to our event. All donations will be collected the morning of the march at our starting point (Washington Square- 451 South State Street in Salt Lake City). Check out www.pregnancyresource.net for more info.
Wondering what the "march" portion of the March 4 Life event will entail? Check out the map of the route we will be walking as we march up to our main event location.
This is a 1.1 mile group walk. The route follows an upward slope from Washington Square to the Utah State Capitol. We will be following a straight path up State Street in Salt Lake City.
This route is designed to accommodate walkers of various speeds and abilities including young children, strollers, and wheelchairs. There will be stairs to climb when we reach the steps of the Utah State Capitol but also wheelchair and stroller access.
March 4 Life Utah is an event for people of all different ages and abilities.
Pro-Life Utah will ensure that there are reasonable ADA accommodations provided throughout the March 4 Life Utah. There will be drop off and pick up locations provided as well as special seating arrangements.
For questions and concerns or to set up reservations for ADA accommodations, contact Mary Taylor at (385) 243-1973
So, gear up and get ready to Be a Hero and Save a Life!
Thank you for signing up to be part of our Memory Walk! We are so grateful that you will represent one of the 3200 babies aborted in Utah in 2017. Your baby's name-tag will be emailed to you the first week of January. It will be in an easily printable format. We cannot wait to see you at the March 4 Life Utah on January 20, 2018!