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Forming chains for life

Life Chain began its peaceful and public witness against abortion on Oct. 2 when participants across the state and nation united in silent protest, holding signs and praying for the nation to end abortion. It is the 29th anniversary of the national event.

Above, a Life Chains participant holds a sign in front of Corpus Christi Church in Lexington on Oct. 2.

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Miscellany/Christina Lee Knauss: Lacy Murrell of Columbia closes her eyes in prayer as she takes part in the Life Chain along Forest Drive.

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Miscellany/Christina Lee Knauss: Andy Wilson, a member of Students for Life at the University of South Carolina, stands along Forest Drive in Columbia during the Life Chain on Oct. 2.

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Miscellany/Terry Cregar: Jim Canvin, co-chairman of the pro-life committee at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Seneca, speaks to the crowd at their Life Chain gathering.

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Miscellany/Keith Jacobs: Participants in the Life Chain event in Myrtle Beach line the side of Kings Highway in front of St. Andrew Church.

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Miscellany/Keith Jacobs: Participants in the Life Chain event in Myrtle Beach line the side of Kings Highway in front of St. Andrew Church.

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Miscellany/Keith Jacobs: Tom McElligott takes part in the Life Chain outside St. Andrew Catholic School in Myrtle Beach.






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