"A majority of our group is women, and we believe in women's equality, but we also believe in the equality of unborn women", Chism said.
His wife, Karen Pence, joined him in presenting a video message from President Donald Trump. "On this day.we mourn the lives cut short, and the tremendous promise lost, as a result of abortion". We honor, too, the many men and women who share the precious gifts of life and family by adopting babies and children, welcoming them into their homes and hearts.
Pence, who praised Trump as the "most pro-life president in American history" and whose remarks were greeted with applause, said the anti-abortion movement is making strides throughout society and said the gathering reflects the demonstrators' belief in life, compassion and freedom for the "born and unborn".
William from Braintree, Massachusetts said he coordinated with his diocese to help a new church in Rhode Island make congregants' first trip to the March for Life.
As President, I am committed to defending the Right to Life.
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And Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said on Friday in a statement, "We are grateful to everyone participating in today's March for Life in support of our unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness".
Steve Daines announced Friday during the March for Life rally that he is forming the first ever pro-life caucus in the United States Senate.
But in their defense of life, also Pence called upon them to do so "with gentleness and respect". The media "will ignore us", Shapiro continued, and will pay more attention to "the five who show up tomorrow", referring to the Women's March scheduled for January 19 in Washington.
It was a multicolored sea of people, old and young, with some sporting bright blue knit hats, others wearing neon yellow hooded sweatshirts.
She said she came to Washington to "pray to end the awful things going on with the people in this country that think they have the right-which is only God's-to give life and take it away".
She told Catholic News Service how five years ago she came close to getting an abortion but changed her mind while she was at a Planned Parenthood clinic.