Stories tagged with: Muskingum Valley Right to Life

October 4, 2015 - 8:24pm
46 weeks 3 days ago

Community members from local churches lined maple avenue this afternoon for the celebration of 'Respect Life' Sunday.

Respect Life Sunday falls on the first Sunday of October and it signifies a new year for those to peacefully speak out with pro-life beliefs. The day began with a group prayer followed by sign holding. The Muskingum Valley Right to Life organization has been doing this for 14 years now in Zanesville. We spoke with chairman of the group, Helen Fedorke about why they...

October 7, 2012 - 6:34pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

A pro-life group held a rally in Zanesville to raise awareness about abortion.

The Muskingum Valley Right to Life organization sponsored a prayer circle and demonstration along Maple Avenue.

Those in attendance at the annual event stood on the sidewalk and waved signs as people drove by.

"We believe that every life is important born and unborn and we're just praying that someday it will be ended," said Helen Fedorke.

The group was established back in 1975...

October 4, 2009 - 6:37pm
6 years 46 weeks ago

If you were driving down Maple Avenue this afternoon you couldn't miss the more than 100 people lining the streets with signs.

The Muskingum Valley Right to Life organized today's Zanesville part of the National Prayer Chain. According to organizers prayer chains like this ocurred from 2:30 til 3:30 pm in cities across the nation.

"We started in 2002, this is our 8th year and basically what it is, is a prayer chain.  We pray on the streets, we take our signs...

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