Donald Trump will deliver a live speech at the 47th March for Life.
Ithis is a first in the history of USA. No American president had ever visited the Walk for Life. Donald Trump announced Wednesday on Twitter its willingness to go there. Whoever presents himself as "very pro-life" will make a much-awaited speech there.
See you on Friday… Big Crowd! https://t.co/MFyWLG4HFZ
- Donald J. Trump (@ realDonaldTrump) -
President Ronald Reagan contacted the participants in the March for Life in 1988. In 2018, Donald Trump addressed them by satellite link. And if Mike Pence was the first sitting vice president to attend the March for Life in 2017, Donald Trump will now be the first president to attend the event.
Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life welcomed this decision on social networks.
“Thank you, Mr. President! We look forward to your coming to the March. Our enthusiastic walkers can't wait to see you! "
Thank you, Mr. President! We are looking forward to you coming to the March. Our enthusiastic Marchers look forward to seeing you! https://t.co/R51VkXTZlu
- Jeanne F. Mancini (@jeannemfl) -
The latter had also shared a statement on the website of the Walk for Life.
“We are deeply honored to welcome President Trump to the 47 e Annual Walk for Life. He will be the first president in history to attend and we are delighted that he is living our walkers' passion for the life and protection of unborn children in person. From appointing pro-life judges and federal officials, to reducing taxpayer funding for abortions at home and abroad, to ending late abortions, President Trump and his administration have always been champions of the life and their support for walking. for Life has been unwavering. We are grateful for all of these pro-life accomplishments and look forward to more lifelong victories in the future. "
Donald Trump's speech will be seen live at 17 p.m., via Fox 10 phoenix.
On Tuesday, Donald Trump was already speaking about life at the National Day for the Holiness of Human Life. He “proudly and firmly” reaffirmed the US government's commitment “to protect the precious gift of life at every stage, from conception to natural death”. In his speech, he welcomed the decrease in the number of abortions, while acknowledging the work that remained to be done.
“But there is still a long way to go and, as President, I will continue to fight to protect the lives of unborn children. "
The president recalled that “all life is a gift from God”.
“As a nation, we must remain firmly committed to the deep truth that all life is a gift from God, which endows each person with immeasurable value and potential. […] On the occasion of National Holiness of Human Life Day, we celebrate the wonderful gift of life and renew our determination to build a culture where life is always revered. "
He then ended his speech with a vibrant appeal.
“Today, I call on Congress to join me in protecting and defending the dignity of every human life, including those that have not yet been born. I call on the American people to continue caring for women during unexpected pregnancies and to support adoption and fostering in a more meaningful way, so that every child can have a loving home. And finally, I ask all the citizens of this great nation to listen to the sound of silence caused by a generation lost to us, and then to raise the voices of all those affected by abortion, both seen and unseen. . "
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