March for Life and Partner, Connecticut Catholic Conference, Announce the 2022 Connecticut March for Life

Category: CT March for Life
By: Ann Clare Levy
Posted on: February 23, 2022

March for Life and Partner, Connecticut Catholic Conference, Announce the 2022 Connecticut March for Life

First Ever Connecticut March for Life will take place in Hartford, March 23rd


HARTFORD, CT – The March for Life, partnered with the Connecticut Catholic Conference will host the first ever Connecticut State March for Life on March 23rd, 2022, in Hartford. Marchers will rally at the state capitol to call for life-affirming laws and for an end to the continued expansion of extreme abortion policies in Connecticut.

“We are delighted to partner with the Connecticut Catholic Conference, an organization so focused on advancing life-affirming public policy in the state. This is an opportunity for Connecticut pro-lifers to come together and remind elected officials that Connecticut stands for the rights of the unborn,” said Jeanne Mancini, President of March for Life Defense and Education Fund. “Every human life is precious and should be protected under the law.”

“It’s a first. It’s going to be a historic event for the pro-life movement in Connecticut. I think it will speak well of the pro-life movement in Connecticut, which is stronger than anyone knows, and will assist in countering the strong pro-abortion forces in our state,” said Christopher Healy, Executive Director of the Connecticut Catholic Conference (CCC), the statewide organization representing the Catholic Bishops of Connecticut.

“Thousands of Connecticut citizens travel to Washington every year for the March for Life. Now, for the first time, the Family Institute of Connecticut is participating in the inaugural Connecticut March for Life, bringing the March home. On March 23rd, we will make our voice heard in Hartford, that every unborn child should be welcomed in life and protected in law,” said rally speaker Peter Wolfgang, Executive Director, Family Institute of Connecticut.


Speakers and participants in the rally will include:

+ Archbishop Leonard Blair, Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford, CT

+ Archbishop Leroy Bailey, The First Cathedral (nondenominational)

+ Jeanne Mancini, President, March for Life Education and Defense Fund

+ Peter Wolfgang, Executive Director of the Family Institute of Connecticut

+ CT Rep. Rosa Rebimbus (R-70, Naugatuck)

+ Lisa Maloney, President, CT Pregnancy Care Center Coalition and Executive Director of Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center of Southeastern CT

+ Christina Bennett, Live Action

More speakers will be announced closer to the date of the march.



12:00 pm – Rally at Capitol

1:00 pm – March for Life around Bushnell Park



The Rally will take place in front of the Capitol building (North side) located on the Capitol Grounds at 210 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT 06106.

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