LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - More than 250 people lined both sides of 16th Avenue to take part in the Laurel Life Chain in support of Proposition 26.
The people held up signs urging passersby to vote yes on the proposition in the November election. If it passes it will put a stop to abortions in the state.
The demonstrators represented more than 15 churches from around Jones County. Organizers say the signs being held up showed the reality of what abortion really is.
"This is really a prayer time. Yes we're out making a statement with our signs, but each one is praying just because we have a great God who hears our prayers," said Carol Harbaugh, Center for Pregnancy Choices."
Similar demonstrations took place across the country Sunday in several cities.