“We cannot know what our citizens yet unborn will achieve, the dreams they will imagine, the masterpieces they will create, the discoveries they will make,” said President Trump on Friday. “But we know this: Every life brings love into this world.”
By Kathy Schiffer, National Catholic Register, 1/24/20
A massive crowd gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., today for the annual March for Life – and this year, the marchers drew special encouragement from a visit by President Donald Trump. Trump made an appearance last year via video, telling the excited crowd that “every life is worth protecting.” This year, though, he attended in person and expressed his conviction that the unborn deserve protection, becoming the first U.S. president in history to participate in the pro-life event.
Whatever one might think about President Trump and his policies, it would be difficult to argue that any president, either Democratic or Republican, has done more than Trump to protect the life of the unborn. On the day when pro-life Americans march in our nation’s capital, calling for the Supreme Court to reverse the catastrophic Roe v. Wade ruling, what follows is a listing of the pro-life accomplishments the President cited in Friday’s address:
Mexico City Policy. “From the first day in office, I’ve taken a historic action to support America’s families and to protect the unborn. And during my first week in office, I reinstated and expanded the Mexico City Policy.” — The reinstatement of this Bush-era policy is aimed at U.S. funding of abortions overseas. Trump expanded the policy to the new Protecting Life in Global Assistance Program, which ensures that none of the U.S.’s $8.8 billion overseas aid will fund abortion. ….