Ricketts declares Statewide Day of Prayer
January 22 is now a Statewide Day of Prayer, in lieu of it being the anniversary of Roe v. Wade
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- 47 years ago, on January 22, 1973, abortion was legalized in all 50 states after the U.S. Supreme Court issued their decision on Roe v. Wade. On January 22, 2021, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring today a Statewide Day of Prayer in Nebraska.
In the proclamation, Ricketts talked about how Nebraska is a pro-life state and “respects the dignity of human life, no matter how small”. He stated that over 800,000 unborn children are aborted each year in the U.S.
REMINDER: Today is a Statewide Day of Prayer to end abortion. Over 800,000 unborn babies are killed by abortions each year. On this day, Nebraskans are invited to pray according to their own faith for an end to abortion. pic.twitter.com/YJ9C4Q4BMX
— Gov. Pete Ricketts (@GovRicketts) January 22, 2021
Governor Ricketts will be holding a press conference on January 22 at 10 a.m., if you are interested in tuning in Channel 8 will be live-streaming it here and live-tweeting it on our Twitter @Channel8ABC.