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Josh Shepherd / The Stream On Tuesday, pro-life leaders unveiled the theme of March for Life 2020 during a briefing held at Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. They included (L-R) talk show host Gloria Purvis, March for Life president Jeanne Mancini, Victoria Robinson of The Family Foundation of Virginia, and Serrin Foster of Feminists for Life of America.

By Josh Shepherd, The Stream, October 16, 2019

It’s a message that flies in the face of popular media narratives and rhetoric on debate stages. On Tuesday, four female pro-life leaders unveiled “Life Empowers” as the theme for the 47th annual March for Life. It will take place on January 24, 2020.

Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund, noted the theme intentionally invokes the 100th anniversary of a women’s right to vote.

“All of the early suffragists were pro-life,” said Mancini in an interview. “We want to educate about that this year in a particular way and show how being pro-life is being pro-woman.”

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted women’s suffrage, was ratified on August 18, 1920.

Three other women from diverse nonprofit groups also spoke to Congressional staff and media at the Tuesday press conference on Capitol Hill. Gloria Purvis hosts the TV show Authentically Free At Last which addresses social, religious, and policy issues. …

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