The annual March for Life occasion that takes place in January on the Nationwide Mall in Washington, DC, will happen just about this 12 months.
An announcement from the March for Life group Friday cited the explanations for the change as “the protection of all those who participate in the annual March, as well as the many law enforcement personnel and others who work tirelessly each year to ensure a safe and peaceful event.”
Moreover, the March for Life famous, “We are in the midst of a pandemic, which may be peaking.”
“[I]n view of the heightened pressures that law enforcement officers and others are currently facing in and around the Capitol, this year’s March for Life will look different,” the assertion learn, and added:
The annual rally will happen just about and we’re asking all contributors to remain residence and to hitch the March just about. We’ll invite a small group of pro-life leaders from throughout the nation to march in Washington, DC this 12 months. These leaders will symbolize pro-life Individuals in every single place who, every in their very own distinctive methods, work to make abortion unthinkable and construct a tradition the place each human life is valued and guarded.
1000’s of pro-life Individuals and residents of different nations journey to the U.S. capital every year to have a good time life on the rally and march, that are held on the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Courtroom’s choice in Roe v. Wade. In 1973, the Excessive Courtroom created a proper to abortion, although none ever existed within the Structure.
The digital March for Life will happen on Friday, January 29. Those that wish to take part can achieve this by responding on the location to observe it stay.
In January, 2020, President Donald Trump grew to become the primary U.S. President to talk on the March for Life rally.
— March for Life (@March_for_Life) January 22, 2020
Prematurely of the occasion, Trump proclaimed January 22 – the Roe v. Wade anniversary – to be “National Sanctity of Human Life Day,” a day when the nation “proudly and strongly reaffirms our commitment to protect the precious gift of life at every stage, from conception to natural death.”
The president stated in his proclamation:
Each particular person — the born and unborn, the poor, the downcast, the disabled, the infirm, and the aged — has inherent worth. Though every journey is completely different, no life is with out price or is inconsequential; the rights of all individuals should be defended. On Nationwide Sanctity of Human Life Day, our Nation proudly and strongly reaffirms our dedication to guard the valuable present of life at each stage, from conception to pure dying.
Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life, famous Trump’s many pro-life accomplishments.
“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,” she stated, “President Trump and his Administration have been consistent champions for life and their support for the March for Life has been unwavering.”