President Trump Will Become The First President to Speak At Historic March

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January 17, 2018Jan 17, 2018

March For Life has been taking place since 1974. People all over the United States rally to protest Roe V. Wade. Over the past 44 years, a president hasn't joined the protestors, but that's about to change.

The White House has announced that President Trump will address the 45th national March For Life via live video.

"The march typically draws crowds of several hundred thousand from across the country. It includes a rally with speakers and live music. This year, the theme of the march is 'Loves Saves Lives,'" reported the Catholic News Agency.

 

This makes President Trump the first president to do so. Previous Republican presidents, including George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan, addressed the March for Life participants via phone. However, it's never happened in-person or satellite video.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed the upcoming appearance on Wednesday, noting that Trump will speak to the crowd via satellite from the Rose Garden. Vice President Mike Pence, who notably participated in the march last year, will also speak to attendees.

 

Since he took office, President Trump has regularly supported anti-abortion causes as president. For example, he's been advocating for the end of federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

"The president's upcoming address comes as his administration is reportedly planning to offer certain protections for healthcare workers who decline to perform abortions over religious objections," said CNA.

 

Are you impressed that President Trump will speak at March for Life? Let us know in the comments.

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