A week ago and some days, the U.S. government narrowly avoided a shut down. Thanks to the great state of bipartisanship, congress was in a gridlock over spending. Luckily, we’ve moved past that crisis with short-term spending bills and agreements over the budget.
On Oct. 3, a group of UM students took part in something bigger than themselves. They’re used to the feeling, though; they’ve been doing it since last year.
Members of UM Respect Life and UM Catholic Students Association along with other people from all walks of life took to US-1 and Stanford Drive to defend the rights of the unborn. Waving banners and posters at passing cars, they were part of a bigger movement to bring awareness to their cause.