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Anti-abortion march in Palatine attracts 400

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Participants in Northwest Families for Life's "March for Life" on Saturday in Palatine walk along Northwest Highway from St. Theresa Parish to the plaza at Northwest Highway and Hicks Road. The march drew about 400 anti-abortion activists.

Marie Wilson | Staff Photographer

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Lucy Fisher, 3, and James Fisher, 5, carry "Honk if you love babies" signs Saturday in Palatine as they participate in Northwest Families for Life's first "March for Life" with their parents, Stan and Kelly Fisher of Wheaton.

Marie Wilson | Staff Photographer

Marchers in Northwest Families for Life's "March for Life" leave St. Theresa Parish in Palatine on Saturday afternoon, heading for a plaza at Northwest Highway and Hicks Road.

Marie Wilson | Staff Photographer

Bishop George Rassas of the Archdiocese of Chicago encourages about 400 participants in a "March for Life" held Saturday in Palatine to "try to see things as Jesus would and act as Jesus would act." The march began at St. Theresa Parish and ended at the plaza at Northwest Highway and Hicks Road.

Marie Wilson | Staff Photographer

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A Northwest suburban group opposed to abortion held its first "March for Life" on Saturday in Palatine -- three days before the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that recognized abortion rights.
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    • Participants in Northwest Families for Life’s “March for Life” on Saturday in Palatine walk along Northwest Highway from St. Theresa Parish to the plaza at Northwest Highway and Hicks Road. The march drew about 400 anti-abortion activists.
    • Lucy Fisher, 3, and James Fisher, 5, carry “Honk if you love babies” signs Saturday in Palatine as they participate in Northwest Families for Life’s first “March for Life” with their parents, Stan and Kelly Fisher of Wheaton.
    • Marchers in Northwest Families for Life’s “March for Life” leave St. Theresa Parish in Palatine on Saturday afternoon, heading for a plaza at Northwest Highway and Hicks Road.
    • Bishop George Rassas of the Archdiocese of Chicago encourages about 400 participants in a “March for Life” held Saturday in Palatine to “try to see things as Jesus would and act as Jesus would act.” The march began at St. Theresa Parish and ended at the plaza at Northwest Highway and Hicks Road.
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