The 2021 March for Life will be virtual. That’s the decision organizers announced on Friday.
Due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic and fear of unrest in D.C., The March for Life Education and Defense Fund said it will be a virtual march on Jan. 29.
“In light of the fact that we are in the midst of a pandemic which may be peaking, and in view of the heightened pressures that law enforcement officers and others are currently facing in and around the Capitol, this year’s March for Life will look different,” said Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life. “The annual rally will take place virtually and we are asking all participants to stay home and to join the March virtually.”
A small group of pro-life leaders are invited to join the march.
The march was to take place on Jan. 29, but the National Mall is closed to the public through at least Jan. 24. Washington D.C. has had huge portions of the city locked down by law enforcement.