President Donald Trump became the first sitting US president to address the March for Life today in Washington DC.>/h3>
After his speech the president greeted visitors at the White House who came to listen to his historic address on Friday.
The March for Life is an annual rally protesting both the practice and legality of abortion, held in Washington, D.C. on or around the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a landmark decision which was issued in 1974 by the United States Supreme Court decriminalizing abortion.
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“The March for Life is a movement born out of love,” President Trump says. “You love every child born and unborn because you believe that every life is sacred, that every child is a precious gift from God.” https://t.co/8ANEdK5fMS pic.twitter.com/rNlMVQSEBf
— CBS News (@CBSNews) January 19, 2018
“The young people here are so inspiring because this a #prolife movement that is on the rise – because truth and science are on our side!” – @SpeakerRyan #whywemarch #MarchForLife pic.twitter.com/gZXBqyxUhx
— March for Life (@March_for_Life) January 19, 2018