Trump addresses March for Life, Where Religion and Politics Mix.
By Jack Jenkins - Posted at Ministry Watch:
Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, will receive more taxpayer dollars this year than any year in history, but that didn’t stop Focus on the Family President Jim Daly from declaring President Trump “the most pro-life president ever” at Friday’s March For Life.
President Trump on Friday became the first American president to deliver a speech at the annual March for Life. He spoke before sprawling crowd that most estimates put at around 200,000 that gathered on the National Mall for this year’s highest profile pro-life event. The crowd also included some of the nation’s most high-profile Christian ministry leaders.
“All of us here understand an eternal truth: Every child is a precious and sacred gift from God,” Trump said on Friday. “Together, we must protect, cherish and defend the dignity and the sanctity of every human life. When we see the image of a baby in the womb, we glimpse the majesty of God’s creation.”He also lauded anti-abortion activists who “make it your life’s mission to help spread God’s grace.”
Support for Trump was strong at the event, which welcomed delegations from Catholic and evangelical schools from across the country. Many participants — including some who appeared to be clergy — wore red hats and shirts adorned with Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again.”