Omaha Group to March for Life

Curt Casper

OMAHA (KPTM) - 381 members of the Christ the King Church inOmaha packed up their bags and loaded buses Tuesday night. The group will beheaded to the March for Life in Washington D.C. on Friday.

The March for Life is a protest event against the Roe v.Wade ruling in 1973. The ruling gave woman the right to an abortion.

The group, including Kevin Engelkamp is pro-life.

"Pro-lifers are proud to be pro-life and we keep growingevery year," he said.

March organizers say they are expecting hundreds ofthousands for this year's event. It has been 40 years since the ruling and Christianleaders tell Fox 42 it makes it even more important this year to march.

"It just means a lot that all these kids are fired up andthey all want to come," Event organizer Elizabeth Murphy said.

The group will be arriving in Washington D.C. onThursday. The March for Life is set for Friday on Capitol Hill.