This is amazing news!
The March for Life announced yesterday that President Donald Trump will speak at the 47th annual March for Life rally on Fri. Jan. 24. President Trump will be the first president in United States history to attend and speak at the event in-person.
March for Life President Jeanne Mancini wrote the following statement:
“We are deeply honored to welcome President Trump to the 47th annual March for Life. He will be the first president in history to attend and we are so excited for him to experience in-person how passionate our marchers are about life and protecting the unborn.
“From the appointment of pro-life judges and federal workers, to cutting taxpayer funding for abortions here and abroad, to calling for an end to late-term abortions, President Trump and his Administration have been consistent champions for life and their support for the March for Life has been unwavering.
“We are grateful for all these pro-life accomplishments and look forward to gaining more victories for life in the future.”
The March for Life also tweeted the announcement, thanking the president for supporting the pro-life cause.
President Trump also commented on the event on his Twitter account:
The full post reads, “The March for Life is honored to announce @realDonaldTrump will be the first U.S. President to speak at the March for Life Rally. Thank you, President Trump, for being a voice for the unborn and continuously working to build a culture of life.”
President Trump also commented on the announcement. Here’s his tweet below:
See you on Friday…Big Crowd! https://t.co/MFyWLG4HFZ
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 22, 2020
Retweeting a 2019 March for Life rally video, the president wrote, “See you on Friday…Big Crowd!”
In 2017, Vice President Mike Pence became the March for Life’s highest-ranking government official to ever speak at the rally in-person. President George W. Bush and President Ronald Reagan also spoke to the crowd via telephone during their terms.
Former Planned Parenthood clinic director-turned pro-life advocate Abby Johnson also commented on and tweeted the news regarding President Trump’s attendance.
Here’s Abby Johnson’s tweet below:
Along with an article about the announcement, Johnson’s full tweet reads, “Pro-lifers, there has NEVER been a president in U.S. history that has done more to break down the abortion industry more than @realDonaldTrump. Not Bush, not Reagan…no one.”
Pro-life advocate and founder of Culture of Life Africa Obianuju Ekeocha also responded to the news, saying this is not merely U.S. history, but “world history.”
Here’s Ekeocha’s tweet below:
Also accompanied by a news link, Ekeocha’s full tweet reads, “Trump will be the first U.S. President to attend the March For Life! / My American friends see this as historical just for America, but from my international perspective, this will be the first world leader to ever march for the unborn.
“This is world history.”