The entire month of October every year is recognized as “Respect Life Month.” Though pro-life activism takes place year-round, October has an extra-heavy concentration of national (and local) pro-life events. But, whether you’re a student or not, you don’t really want to wait until October arrives to start making plans. Read on, think about what you and/or your group might want to participate in, and make some plans! 40 Days for Life This event is a 40-day-long prayer vigil organized across the country that takes place in the spring and fall. While predominantly a Catholic event, all are welcome.