Blizzard won’t stop march, but safety concerns cancel some trips to D.C.

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January 21, 2016

Students and staff from Peoria Notre Dame High School in Peoria, Ill., pose on the steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington Jan. 21 after arriving for the opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life. Pro-life advocates began arriving in Washington to participate in the annual March for Life on Jan. 22. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Students and staff from Peoria Notre Dame High School in Peoria, Ill., pose on the steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington Jan. 21 after arriving for the opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life. Pro-life advocates began arriving in Washington to participate in the annual March for Life on Jan. 22. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Sometimes being pro-life means making difficult decisions.

Because of a predicted snowstorm in Washington, the St. Louis archdiocesan Catholic Youth Apostolate canceled its Generation Life pilgrimage to the March for Life.

About 2,200 teens, adult chaperones, volunteers and staff were expected to participate in the 43rd annual march Jan. 22.

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