Here we go on our second day in California -- with a side trip to Alaska, too!

We had our first completely bilingual vigil stop of the tour in Fairfield, California (above), where we had a great turnout for 9:00 on a weekday morning. It's so encouraging to see families standing and praying together. More than 60 lives have been saved at past 40 Days for Life campaigns at this site.


Faithful prayer warriors in Vallejo have been holding 40 Days for Life campaigns outside this Planned Parenthood for years. One leader talked about a baby saved from abortion here ? who is now six years old! His mother calls him "the 40 Days for Life child."


In San Jose, we stopped right outside the headquarters of Planned Parenthood Mar Monte -- the largest, most lucrative of the abortion chain's US affiliates. Ricky Silva, who leads a college Students for Life chapter, fired up the crowd -- and lovingly invited the abortion workers who were listening to quit their jobs and embrace life.


Gilroy, California is the garlic capital of America ... and they have amazing 40 Days for Life participation. This vigil stop featured two emotional post-abortion testimonies ? a pastor who emphasized that God is the only solution to our cultural problems ? and a maternal nurse who shared the need to reform a health care system that currently puts cost savings ahead of the lives of babies.


In Watsonville, California, so many passing drivers honked in support that we could barely hear each other. A Planned Parenthood worker came out twice to complain about our presence, but acknowledged we had every right to be there. He was invited to join us in prayer, but he walked back into the abortion center.


In Seaside, California (right along Monterrey Bay), faithful prayer volunteers have been holding 40 Days for Life vigils since 2008 -- along a busy road, outside of Planned Parenthood. Their dedication is inspiring!


Our second day in California wrapped up in San Luis Obispo. For a California college town of around 45,000 people to turn out around 200 people -- across many different Christian faith traditions -- for a candlelight event outside Planned Parenthood is amazing. A TV news crew came out to cover the event, and speaker after speaker electrified the crowd. God is at work in California, and across the USA!

40 Days For Life, Co-founder

In addition to founding and leading the worldwide 40 Days for Life movement, David is a Christian, husband, father, popular speaker, and co-author of the #1 Top-Rated Amazon Christian book: 40 Days for Life: Discover What God Has Done ... Imagine What He Can Do