Pro-life women in America say they want every unborn child to have a chance at life, and they're gathering by the thousands in Dallas this weekend for "The Esther Call."
The huge pro-life rally is being held while the United States Supreme Court is deciding the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care law, which contains abortion provisions.
The rally will take place on Good Friday at 10 a.m. CT. This is the day Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, who taught that every life has value.
Not only is the timing strategic, but so is the location.
Participants will gather in front of the Federal Courthouse where Roe v. Wade was first argued. That case went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and ultimately led to the legalization of abortion 39 years ago.
Continuing the symbolism, 39 women -- each representing a year that abortion has been legal in the United States -- will be honored at the rally. They will have just completed a 250-mile walk from Houston to Dallas. Their trek started three weeks ago at Houston's Planned Parenthood facility, the nation's largest abortion clinic.
"The Esther Call" event was named in honor of the biblical figure Esther, whom God used to save a nation.
The women at Friday's rally will be fasting and praying for the lives of millions of unborn children. Abortion has killed more than 54 million American babies since Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in 1973.
The rally will also feature speakers such as Lou Engle, co-founder of "The Call" which rallies Americans in different cities to pray for the nation.
According to a Gallup survey in 2011, 51 percent of Americans believe abortion is morally wrong.