40 Days For Life is a national organization whose main modes of operation is to stage a 40 day pro-life protest outside various abortion clinics. According to their website, they claim to have closed 23 abortion centers around the country and saved 5,928 babies from being brutally murdered while still in the womb.
In September of 2010, they began one of their 40 day pro-life protests in front of the Charleston’s Women’s Medical Center, in Charleston, South Carolina, where Dr. Gary Boyle performed abortions. Saturday, October 2, 2010, Boyle confronted three of the protesters by pulling a gun on them while he was still in his vehicle. One of the protesters who faced down the barrel of the gun was only identified as a male juvenile.