Abortion opponents took to the Capitol on Monday night to endorse legislation moving through the Legislature that would dramatically curtail the procedure. And reproductive rights activists marched down Congress Ave. to express their displeasure with the measure. Photos by Todd Wiseman
A young abortion opponent at the Capitol.
A crowd of more than a thousand gathers at the Capitol in support of Senate Bill 1 and House Bill 2, the abortion restriction bills.
Baby shoes representing unborn children on the Capitol steps.
Abortion opponents cheering the speakers.
Attorney General Greg Abbott, a likely gubernatorial hopeful, addresses the crowd.
A sticker reads: "unborn babies feel pain!"
Abortion opponents cheer on the speakers.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee delivers the keynote speech at the rally.
A young abortion opponent rests on the Capitol lawn.
Young abortion opponents.
Reproductive rights activists march down 11th St. toward the Capitol at sundown.
Abortion rights advocates swarmed the Capitol steps in the early evening.
Reproductive rights activists.
An abortion opponent makes his views known in the crowd of reproductive rights advocates.
A woman prays during the protest.