01/25/2013 08:37 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2013

40th Annual March For Life Will Draw Crowd To Mall

WASHINGTON - The streets are clear of inaugural participants, but thousands of visitors are heading back to the National Mall Friday for an entirely different event. Anti-abortion activists from across the nation will take to D.C.'s streets for the 40th annual March for Life, a march that commemorates the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Organizers say they hope the crowd will surpass the march's record of 400,000 demonstrators, and even the attendance of 1 million people at the inauguration.

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