Second Line Brewing, a brewery in New Orleans, canceled an event called “Pro-Life and Pints” scheduled for October 26 after realizing that it was an anti-abortion event. The event, which was to feature three nuns speaking against abortion, was booked by Catholic Charities.
The brewery issued a statement saying it was “regrettably unaware of the nature of the event” and that when advertisements for the event were brought to their attention, they informed the host that they could no longer offer their venue.
Catholic Charities expressed disappointment in the cancellation and announced plans to relocate the event, saying they will continue to stand for the dignity of human life, including the unborn.
The event was originally intended for adults to gather for food, prizes, and guest speakers, with a $20 cover charge that included two beers or non-alcoholic beverages for those under 21.
In their statement, Second Line Brewing apologized for agreeing to host the event and reaffirmed their commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and equality. They also promised to do a better job vetting future events.