Pro-aborts throw rocks, trash at pro-lifers protesting abortions at Barcelona Catholic hospital
January 27, 2012- LifeSiteNews- Protesters demonstrating against abortions being carried out in Barcelona-area Catholic hospitals were attacked by an angry mob pro-abortion counter-demonstrators, some of whom reportedly threw rocks and trash, as well as obscene insults.
Dramatic video footage of the demonstration show the pro-life activists flanked by riot police, who are standing in between the pro-lifers and a group of angry pro-abortion demonstrators.
The protest was held, as it is on the 25th of every month, outside of Barcelona’s Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Holy Cross and Saint Paul) Hospital, in protest against the hospital’s continuing policy of performing abortions. The pro-life activist organization HazteOir (Make Yourself Heard) reports that 350 people attended.
However, the counter-protesters grew even more violent in their anger when the pro-life demonstrators began to pray the rosary. “Upon hearing it, the violent (counter-protesters) ignited with blasphemies and began to throw stones - before they had been tomatoes and eggs,” said Fernandez (Tania Fernández of Barcelona Right to Life.