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15,000 protest abortion policies of Spanish socialist party

.- According to figures from local police officials, some 15,000 people participated last Friday in a protest in Madrid against the abortion policies of the Spanish Socialist Worker Party (PSOE).  The protest, which took place in front of the Socialist Party’s headquarters, went unreported by most Spanish secular media outlets.

Organized by Doctors for Life and supported by conservative civil rights groups, the protest brought out mothers, fathers, children and entire families from all over Spain.

Organizers said turnout exceeded all expectations.  The last such event brought together just 400 people.

During the protest leaders read a statement in defense of human life and calling for support for pregnant mothers.  Protesters responded with cheers and applause.


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