The Los Altos, CA, business community calls its city “one of a kind.” I’ll say. Here’s an interesting tradition, as reported by the, January 22:
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For a few minutes on a drizzly Friday afternoon, quiet downtown Los Altos became a hotbed of protest over one of the most heated political issues of recent decades: abortion.
Every year on Jan. 22, the anniversary of the US Supreme Court’s 1973 decision legalizing abortion in Roe v. Wade, anti-abortion and abortion rights activists march down opposite sidewalks on Main Street….

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The 26th annual “Pro-Life Prayer Walk” in Los Altos was timed to coincide with the “March for Life” in Washington, D.C.
In 2002, the local chapter of the American Association of University Women began hosting its own march in Los Altos, “Step Out for Pro-Choice,” to counter the anti-abortion walk.

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Friday’s abortion rights walk began with a rally at the Los Altos Youth Center, and the anti-abortion walk began with a Mass at St. Nicholas Church. Both sides took to the streets at about 12:30p, carrying signs saying “Women deserve better than abortion” on one side and “Pro-children, Pro-family, Pro-choice” on the other. They met up on Main Street and walked in the same direction, though on opposite sides. While the abortion rights group shouted occasional chants such as “Trust women, give them choice,” the anti-abortion walkers prayed quietly….

A pro-abort blogger named counterpoint to anti-choice march posted some photos at
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Here’s what counterpoint wrote to introduce the following photos…

The Raging Grannies sang for inspiration, then led the march through the streets of downtown Los Altos. The 7 Grannies, gathered behind their banner, fell behind on occasion but quickly caught up and led the group in song… loudly enough to be heard by the anti-choice crowd on the other side of Main St….

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The Raging Grannies represent the most foolish pro-abort demographic on the planet.
They don’t get that they’re next – and they’re the very reason they’re next.
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