Pence Addresses Mass Crowd at 44th Annual March for Life as President Trump Tweets ‘Full Support’

WASHINGTON — Being the first vice president in American history to appear at a pro-life march, Mike Pence addressed the thousands who flocked to the nation’s capital on Friday to speak up for the unborn at the 44th annual March for Life as President Donald Trump Tweeted out his “full support” for the cause.

“On behalf of the president of the United States and our little family, we thank you for your stand for life,” Pence declared, advising that Trump had sent him to the march to thank the participants for their “compassion for the women and children of America.”

“A society can be judged in how we care for our most vulnerable: the aged, the infirm, the disabled, and the unborn,” he said.

Quoting from Philippians 4:5, Pence encouraged those who stand for life to let their gentleness be known to all men.

“Let this movement be known for love,” he proclaimed. “We’ve come to a historic moment in the cause of life and we must approach it with with compassion for every American. Life is winning in America because of you. … We will continue to win the hearts and minds of the rising generation if our hearts first break for young mothers and their unborn children.”

Pence noted that the Declaration of Independence opens with the reminder that men are “endowed by their Creator” with the inalienable right to life, and vowed to continue standing for that right.

“We will not grow weary, we will not rest, until restore a culture of life for ourselves and our posterity,” he declared.

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Trump himself sent out a Tweet in support of the march and rally this morning, writing, “The #MarchForLife is so important. To all of you marching—you have my full support!”

As previously reported, Trump, who identifies as pro-life, outlined in an op-ed last January that he does “support that position with exceptions allowed for rape, incest or the life of the mother being at risk.” He also told NBC’s “Today Show” in April that he would like to change the Republican platform to include the three exceptions since there are currently none in the text.

In addition to Pence, counselor to President Trump, Kellyanne Conway, also addressed the crowd, likewise advising that the administration supports the march efforts.

“Steps away from here in the White House a president and vice president sit at their desks and make decisions for a nation. As they sit there, they stand here with you,” she said.

“This is a time of incredible promise for pro-life, pro-adoption movement. Our action must reach those women who face unplanned pregnancies; they should know they are not alone. They’re not judged,” she said. “They’re protected and cared for and celebrated. So to the March for Life 2017 allow me to make it very clear—we hear you, we see you, we respect you, and we look forward to working with you.”

Like Pence, Conway noted that the right to life, as outlined in the writings of our nation’s founders, “[i]s not a privilege; it’s not a choice. It’s God-given.”

A number of other well-known speakers appeared at the rally, including Eric Metaxas, who led the crowd in a prayer for Madonna and others who joined the Women’s March one week ago. As previously reported, Madonna told those gathered last Saturday that she had contemplated blowing up the White House, but decided that it wasn’t the right approach to her anger.

“I’m angry,” she declared on stage. “Yes, I am outraged. Yes, I have thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House. But I know that this won’t change anything. We cannot fall into despair. As the poet W.H. Auden once wrote on the eve of World War II, we must love one another or die. I choose love.”

“We ask you, Lord, to show her Your love,” Metaxas prayed. “Show her that You love her, that You are with her, and that you want her to know You personally.”

Benjamin Watson, the tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, also appeared at the March for Life, proclaiming that being pro-life is not just a political ideology, but is rather an all-encompassing way of life that extends to caring for “the hungry, the poor, the disadvantaged, as well as the elite.”

“At a time of relativism, we must remain convinced that truth is greater than any trend,” he said. “And because of this, we are called to compassionately engage our culture without compromise.”

Vincent Matthews, who is identified as the bishop of the Church of God in Christ, and father of 10, closed out the rally.

“Our members are lining up to adopt children of women who want to have abortions,” he said. “We will take your children. And our 12,000 churches are looking to link with pregnancy centers across the nation. Please accept us as we serve you.”


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  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Thank God for these men who do what is right in the sight of the Lord!! USA will go down anyway if the people don’t repent – USA and all its secular servant nations – but this is indeed a glimpse of hope that righteousness can still rule. No matter what happens in the future, mankind can remember this day as one of the last noble attempts for what is good and right done by the American leaders! The baby-killing witches will be defeated by God Himself. Revelation chapter 17-19.

    • jono

      The BIBLE not only supports abortions, it COMMANDS ABORTIONS for an unfaithful wife in Numbers 5:11-31. If a wife had been unfaithful or even if the husband becomes jealous and suspicious of his wife, she must be put through a horrible ritual test. There was no birth control in antiquity and IF SHE WAS HAVING SEX, THERE WAS A GOOD CHANCE THAT SHE WAS PREGNANT! If the father was not her husband and she was guilty, she would become ill and abort the innocent fetus within her after drinking the bitter water (her abdomen would swell and her thigh wastes away). She would not have her child (or future children). This was abortion commanded by God! (if you believe God wrote the Bible).

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        You are wrong. It was for validation of hidden sins. Those who deceive God and men are found out and lose the most important entity for them in life as the natural consequences. God values all human life even before conception and when are in wombs and not just outside of wombs. Genesis chapter 9, Jeremiah chapter 1, and Luke chapter 1. Atheists claim falsehood on the Word of God to continue the Nazi infanticide.

        Jesus cursed those who hurt children, and His followers always protected children since the start, knowing all humans are precious God’s image-bearers in all of life’s state. Mankind learned from Judeo-Christian teaching alone that God cherish all human beings including other people’s babies. All other religions and atheism and secularism neglect human babies just because they are voiceless. Judeo-Christian values alone make mankind behave civilized.

        • jono

          Wrong! That scripture could not be more clear. You just cannot handle the truth! You want to pretend the Bible is perfect and ignore anything that shows it was written by men and not God!

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            The Holy Bible is perfect. It made mankind free from white men’s slavery. Read Frederick Douglass. Westerners are powerful and they go terribly wrong whenever they go against the Holy Bible. The Western civilization on Planet Earth is the mega proof that the Holy Bible is perfect and right for all eternity. Pre-christian = illiteracy and barbarism. Post-christian = Sodomy and mental illness. The latter is worse. Christianity = the truth, light, and life.

          • jono

            You believe Jesus is God, yet you also believe God said in Psalm 137 “Happy is he who takes the infants and smash their heads against the rocks”. There are other scriptures that claim God is going to punish the Israelites if they don’t obey his commands and the women will eat their own children. You want to ignore the Number 5:11-31 scripture – please answer this question. If the wife was having sex is there the possibility that she was pregnant? And if she was pregnant, will she still have a viable baby after drinking the bitter water if she was unfaithful? This my friend is an abortion!

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Psalm 137 means taking out evil when it is still infancy, not about killing any babies. The Jews did not have to kill the Germans but Nazi Youth destroyed itself. Number 5 is about God revealing people’s hidden sins. It is His sovereignty whether to take away the child or not. Read also II Samuel chapter 12. Abortion is what evil humans do to fellow humans.

          • jono

            YOU DID NOT ANSWER MY QUESTIONS!! It is comical reading your replies. You give meaning to scriptures like you actually wrote them. How do you know what the author meant? You are just repeating what some apologist came up with for these horrible, man written scriptures.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            What questions? I know the Author and what the Author meant because I read all of the Holy Bible and studied the world history including the short US history. God wrote the Holy Bible using His people. Proofs are both internal and external. Every American who attacks the Holy Bible has been ignorant and immoral and a bad kid to his parents without exception. Another great proof that the Hoy Bible is 100% right. Psalm chapter 14 talks about secular Americans.

          • jono

            Number 5:11-31 scripture – please answer this question. If the wife was
            having sex is there the possibility that she was pregnant? And if she
            was pregnant, will she still have a viable baby after drinking the
            bitter water if she was unfaithful?

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            It is God’s sovereignty. If God takes away the baby with Him, no one can do anything about it. The guilty mourn for the loss because childlessness is a curse. Read 2 Samuel chapter 12.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Why do you Non-believing Americans hate Christianity so much like madmen though Christianity has provided you everything good and excellent? You guys are bad descendants to a good family. Shame on you.

          • jono

            I believe in the love of Jesus. The historical Jesus lived on this earth and preached a message of pure love. Men wrote everything in the OT and began writing about Jesus to fit their own understanding and agendas (see the Gospel of John and other NT writings). I believe the historical Jesus really did tell the story about the “sheep and the goats’. There have been so many people who believe they are Christians yet they have used the Bible as a weapon against the innocent; women, American slavery, interracial marriage and now gay marriage. I believe Jesus will see these people as the “goats” one day!

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You are the goat because you are against the Word of God.

          • jono

            Are you Jesus? If not then your opinion doesn’t matter.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            The Word of God condemns you. Not me. God is holy.

          • jono

            You really do sound like you are “brain-washed”, probably from an early age. God gave you a brain, I would suggest that you use it. Don’t rely on other people to do your thinking.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You should read all of the Holy Bible. God will never forgive Western perversions. Your culture has serious perv defects. Get fixed by the Church to be civilized again.

          • jono

            I have read the entire Bible MANY times. Fundamentalist believe God wrote the Bible, yet few have read all of the Bible. If they really believe God wrote the Bible, wouldn’t they want to read the entire Bible? You would think they would want to memorize it. Yet so many times when I will speak to a fundamentalist, they are clueless to these horrible scriptures. I don’t believe God wrote the Bible, I know men wrote it because there are so many horrible things written against the innocent: women, promote slavery, black/white relationships, gays, etc.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            But you don’t agree with the Word of God; therefore you have nothing to do with God. You think you are better than your Creator or something though you are downright immoral – it’s a hell-deserving sin. As stated before, Christendom’s women did not suffer but are spoiled. Christians alone rescued innocent babies and freed slaves and brought equality and racial reconciliation. No other group did it. Gays need calling for repentance to gain life, not the deadly destructive endorsement from the apostates. Biblical Christians alone do what is right to everyone.

          • Charles

            You don’t know anything.. Why are you here again?

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You didn’t read or understood the Holy Bible. The fundamentalists read the Holy Bible all the time. The Holy Bible is a thick book and it’s not possible to memorize the book but it is possible to know the entire content and carry it out. The Holy Bible is being true and realistic. Today’s secular Western culture is horrible to promote homosexuality and infanticide and suicide and mock the dead by zombie movies. God wrote the Holy Bible. It protects the innocent and women and abolishes racism and slavery and condemns sexual immorality including homosexuality.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You do not know Jesus. He is holy. Christian fundies freed slaves and brought mankind equality. Non-believers kill innocent unborn children. Western women never suffered any injustice because the West has been a Christendom; they just whine for more unnecessary power. Today’s Americans are all-time worse in racism because they place colored people and sexually sinful people in the same category. Skin colors are God’s creation and design. Homosexuality is humanity’s willful sins. Romans chapter 1.

          • jono

            You do not have your American facts correct. Slavery would never have occurred in America if Christians did not have the Bible that supports slavery. Pastors were instrumental in justifying slavery. The Bible was used to prevent American women from voting. The Bible was used in Supreme Court arguments against interracial marriage and gay marriage. Without the “human written” Bible, there could not have been so much abuse to the innocent!

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Mankind practiced slavery everywhere for all time. Americans do not know anything about outside of their own safe Christendom. Christian British and Christian Americans are the only species on Planet Earth that abolished slavery. All others did not even know slavery was wrong. People error. The Holy Bible is always right. If a man can marry the same-sex member, he could marry anything in existence. Gay “marriage” is not mariage but a sin. You guys have become anti-Christian by prefering abnormal immorality. God condemns homosexuality.

          • jono

            The problem is that you want to claim the fundamentalist Christians stopped slavery. They were the non-fundamentalist Christians who did the right thing and ended slavery. Our problem is with the closed-minded, brain-washed fundamentalist – no “fun”, too much “damn” and not enough “mental”.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Helping and mimicking is easy. Biblical Christians alone proactively freed slaves. Men never knew everyone is equal under God apart from the Holy Bible. The West under-estimates Christianity too badly. Christianity has been the West’s sole sane conscience.

          • jono

            Fundamentalist only do harm – they selfishly think of themselves and fail to realize the harm they do to the innocent. Outside of the fundamentalist, there are many wonderful Christians.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You are wrong. Fundamentalists are the only good Americans. Others are apostates.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            I’m an apostate and happy to be one. I agree with jono, though, I know many wonderful non-fundamentalist Christians.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You guys are blinded by your own immorality. Read the Word of God and wake up. Go to a Bible-preaching church on Sunday to hear the proclamation of the Word of God. And stop bullying.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Bullying??? I’m not the one telling people the only good Americans are ones who believe the same things as me, or calling various people Nazis, mentally ill, immoral, abnormal, madmen, bad descendants, and so on and so forth.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You don’t need to come here to join this conversation unless you and jono are the same person or unless you have some concrete noteworthy thoughts. Secular Americans must stop bullying the Christians and forcing immorality in the world; it’s denoucing the truth, disrespecting one’s own parents, and repaying the good with evil. Sometimes you need outsiders to tell you what you are doing.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            I must not be a “secular American” I guess…..though I sure thought I was. I don’t bully Christians (I’m sorry, but nothing anyone is doing is here is bullying. It’s a freakin message board. We;re talking. That’s not bullying) and I most certainly don’t disrespect my parents.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You are bullying me by coming with jono. You disrespect your own parents by disrespecting Christianity which fed and raised them and you. Every American owes Christianity his life just as many Earthlings owe Americans the life-saving copies of the Holy Bible and schools and freedom and electricity.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            I didn’t come here with anyone, I come here whoever’s here. Are you paranoid or something, you think we’re plotting against you?

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You have to be nice to Christians, you all Americans. Learn some US history.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Why I should be nice to even Christians who aren’t nice to me?

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Christians have been very good to you all along, even by telling you the truth all the time. You’ve been ungrateful.

          • Charles

            You don’t have a CLUE what you are talking about. Why are you here?

          • TheKingOfRhye

            That last line is brilliant. lol

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Go away. Stop bullying.

          • Charles

            “”Men wrote everything in the OT and began writing about Jesus to fit their own understanding and agendas (see the Gospel of John and other NT writings)””..

            Why yes, God did write about Jesus.. Hundreds of years before.. So… What? They just kinda guessed about him? ha ha.. Trying to justify your sin I see.. Wrong place. You’ll have better luck on a Mormon, or Catholic site. Let me guess………. You’re a homosexual?

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            God said to Christians: “For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God. For, ‘All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the
            field; the grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of the Lord
            endures forever.'” – 1 Peter chapter 1

  • Nidalap

    Gotta love these guys’ gumption!
    Past officials of BOTH parties would have cowered in the shadows rather than offer public support…

    • jono

      The Bible not only supports abortions, it COMMANDS ABORTIONS for an
      unfaithful wife in Numbers 5:11-31. If a wife had been unfaithful or
      even if the husband becomes jealous and suspicious of his wife, she must
      be put through a horrible ritual test. There was no birth control in
      antiquity and IF SHE WAS HAVING SEX, THERE WAS A GOOD CHANCE THAT SHE
      WAS PREGNANT! If the father was not her husband and she was guilty, she
      would become ill and abort the innocent fetus within her after drinking
      the bitter water (her abdomen would swell and her thigh wastes away).
      She would not have her child (or future children). This was abortion
      commanded by God! (if you believe God wrote the Bible).

  • jono

    I believe Jesus sees Michael who runs this website as a “goat” not a “sheep”.

    • Charles

      No one here cares what you think. Except for your Godless buddies.