Last week we saw history made as President Trump addressed the annual March for Life in person.
Yes: Previous pro-life presidents had communicated support and had spoken to the March for Life in different forms—whether by letter, video, or by sending the vice president.
But not one had showed up in person.
And that’s the point:
It’s no small thing that the president of the United States showed up in person at the March for Life.
Previous presidents had considered the political calculus a bit too risky—wanting to keep a little bit of distance between themselves and the pro-life movement—especially this event.
The fact that this president added to his pro-life record his appearance at the March for Life is epic for the cause of life.
The precedent that has been set is worth highlighting as well: Future pro-life presidents will now be expected to show up at the March for Life.
That, too, is really important for the cause of life.Read More »