Trump Will Address March For Life Via Satellite

President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla.

By Published on January 18, 2018

President Donald Trump will address Friday’s March For Life in D.C. live from the White House Rose Garden via satellite, making him the first sitting U.S. president to address the event live via video from the White House.

“We’re excited to announce that  will be the first sitting President to address the  from the  … The President is committed to protecting the life of the unborn,” Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Wednesday.

“Since his first day in office, President Trump has remained steadfast on his campaign promises to the pro-life cause and has actively worked to protect the unborn,” March for Life president Jeanne Mancini said in a press release sent to The Daily Caller News Foundation.

“Over the past year, the Trump administration has significantly advanced pro-life policy, and it is with great confidence that, under his leadership, we expect to see other pro-life achievements in the years to come,” Mancini said.

Trump will headline the 2018 March For Life lineup of speakers, which includes House Speaker Paul Ryan, Pam Tebow, Matt and Adrianna Birk, Rep. Dan Lipinski and others. The march, themed “Love Saves Lives,” is expected to draw more than 100,000 people.

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“In his first year in office, he and his administration have already gone farther than any administration in history to demonstrate his commitment to unborn children and their mothers. President Trump stands united with us and is leading the pro-life movement on to victory,” Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser said, according to a press release.

Vice President Mike Pence addressed the 2017 March for Life, marking an historic first, as no president or vice president had addressed March for Life attendees in person since its inception in 1974, according to Fortune. Former Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush both addressed pro-lifers at the rally via phone or loudspeaker during their terms.

 
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  • Anthony Hinrichs

    I very much believe those of us wanting to stop abortion will have to stand up in our families and churches and neighborhoods and schools and school boards. We will have to fight for God’s command that sex is only for married couples. I wholeheartedly believe that sex is not a game or a fad or a play thing and that we are required by God to teach that sex is reserved for a man
    and his wife in marriage only to our children, our brothers and sisters, our church fellowship, our coworkers and even our fathers and mothers. To God be the Glory.

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