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Vice President Mike Pence just made history!
He’s the first administration official to give a speech at the March for Life rally, which is now in its 44th year.
Here’s the report from yesterday…
Vice President Mike Pence will address Friday’s March for Life in person, a first for a sitting vice president in the event’s 43-year history.
“Honored to meet with Pro-Life leaders in my office tonight. Just told them I look forward to addressing National @March_for_Life on Friday,” Pence said in a tweet Thursday night.
Marc Lotter, a spokesman for the vice president, said Pence would appear in person.
“We are very pleased to welcome Vice President Mike Pence to speak at this year’s March for Life. His appearance marks a historic moment for the pro-life movement as Vice President Pence will be the first vice president or president to speak at the March for Life,” Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life, said in a statement.
Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush addressed the event via telephone but did not attend.
Pence is an ardent opponent of abortion and signed some of the most restrictive abortion legislation into law while serving as governor of Indiana.
Here’s the full speech from today..
Good on Pence!