Public Officials Address March for Life Rally CSPAN January 27, 2017 4:11pm-4:16pm EST
kellyanne conway: good afternoon, march for life. [cheers] kellyanne conway: i am kellyanne conway. [cheers] kellyanne conway: i am a wife, a mother, a catholic -- [applause] kellyanne conway: counselor to the president of the united states of america -- [cheers] amlyanne conway: and yes, i pro-life. [cheers] is such anonway: it honor to stand with the vice president of the united states -- [cheers] kellyanne conway: and with so many leaders, families, and students from places near and far to defend the unborn. [cheers] kellyanne conway: your courage,
your conviction, your resolve, and your faith are impressive. and consequential. this is a new day, a new dawn for life. [cheers] why are weonway: here? what does it mean to stand together to be part of this incredible movement? to face criticism, ridicule, laws and lawmakers that diminish and erode our most basic rights and the bedrock of our society? it means to protect and to promote the most precious gift in the world, the gift of life. [cheers] means to conway: it stand up, stand tall, and stand together against the
indifference and the indefensible and to stand up, stand tall and the stand on behalf of these in the womb. [cheers] it is no conway: coincidence that the first statement in the declaration of independence is the right to life. [cheers] kellyanne conway: it is a right. it is not a privilege. it is not a choice. it is god-given. [cheers] it is unique,ay: and it is beautiful. [cheers] kellyanne conway: this dismissive notion of out of sight, out of mind is over. [cheers] kellyanne conway: science and medicine have joined religious
equality in causing many americans to rethink just how fragile and how triumphant human life truly is. [cheers] kellyanne conway: look at a sonogram, meet a thriving toddler who was born at 24 weeks, and who, with proper medical intervention, goes on to have a long and healthy life. speak to the men and women who have faced challenges becoming and remaining pregnant, and then welcomed the miracle. talk to the couples that shows adoption, not abortion was the best choice. [cheers] kellyanne conway: every day is a fight for life, yet today is a lso a celebration of life. it is a time to lift your voices and lift your spirits.
step away from here -- steps away from here a president and a , vice presidents sit at their desks and make decisions for the nation. as they sit there, they stand here with you. [cheers] theirnne conway: impassioned defenses of life as presidential candidates showed a nation that courage and commitment can overcome indifference and insults. and their decisive actions as president and vice president will further this conversation and this cause. [cheers] this is a timey: of incredible promise for the pro-life, pro-adoption movement. our message and/or positive action must get out to the --
and our positive action should get out to the women facing this crisis. they should know they are not alone. [cheers] kellyanne conway: they are not judged. they too are protected and cared for and celebrated. [cheers] so to theconway: march for life 2017, let me make it very clear. we hear you. we see you. we respect you. and we look forward to working with you. [cheers] kellyanne conway: and, yes, we walk, we march, we run, and we endeavor forward with you. god bless you, and god bless the un