You wouldn’t know it from the local D.C. news. Total media blackout.
All the local networks are leading the news hour with breathless reporting about one inch of snowfall, early release from schools (overworked teachers, just off a 3-day weekend, now heading into 4.5 days off), and the fact that the snow isn’t good for making snowballs or snowmen.
There are some road closures due to the march, but they weren’t mentioned, even during rush hour.
15 people showing up for a gay marriage rally would probably take up half of the news program....
Ah, there it is, 1 minute 50 seconds of coverage at 5:38. They did talk to one person from each side. Looked like the “pro-choice” side had eight people there.
Surprised? If this were a March to Save the Seals, they would be all over it. But human life? No way ... too controversial. That would entail projecting some of these images.
Activists hold signs reading "I regret my abortion" onstage as they participate in the annual March for Life rally in Washington, January 25, 2013.
People participate in the annual March for Life rally on the National Mall in Washington, January 25, 2013.