On Wednesday, thousands braved the cold for what they believe, in the 'March for Life' Rally against abortion.
"It was definitely cold, but definitely worth it to see all the supporters up there, fellow pro-lifers," said Kyle Ambrose who attended the 'March for Life' Rally against abortion.
The group is part of James Madison University's Catholic Campus Ministry. They did not let the weather get in their way as they marched on Capitol Hill.
"We're talking about human lives. We care about human lives being saved," said Father Ken Shuping, who also attended the rally in D.C.
Inside the Greenberry coffee shop, a conversation surrounding the controversial topic is also brewing here in the valley.
"Everyone should be able to have their own opinion and whether or not they agree with it, they should be able to petition," said Emily McGlone, who is pro-choice.
McGlone is one of many that the JMU Catholic Campus Ministry attempted to persuade Wednesday.
"It' s my body, it's my choice and that fertilized egg is completely dependent on me and in my opinion is not a life yet," said McGlone.
On the 41st anniversary of the landmark decision Roe v. Wade, which gives women the right to an abortion, the debate surrounding the procedure continues to be a hot topic.
"We would ultimately want abortion to be against the law," said Ambrose.
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