PRESS RELEASE: January 19th, 2017
Kellyanne Conway to be joined by newly added Congressional Members, rounding out an exciting line-up of guest speakers
Washington, D.C. – The March for Life is thrilled to announce its official list of guest speakers, set to address the world’s largest annual pro-life demonstration in Washington, D.C. on January 27th, 2017.
Kellyanne Conway, the highest-ranking White House official to ever speak at the March, will now be joined by Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), Representative Mia Love (R-UT) and Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), along with many other prominent pro-life figures – including Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson, former Planned Parenthood Director and founder of ‘And Then There Were None’ Abby Johnson, Mexican Telenovela star Karyme Lozano, author and radio host Eric Metaxas, Bishop Vincent Matthews of the Church of God in Christ, who advocates for adoption in the African-American community, and a surprise VIP at the March for Life rally on the National Mall on January 27th, 2017.
“I’m delighted to welcome a remarkable line-up of rally speakers for what will truly be a historic 44th annual March for Life,” said Jeanne Mancini, President of March for Life.
“Each of our speakers exemplifies this year’s theme, ‘the power of one’, in a beautiful way,” noted Mancini. “Their words are sure to motivate the marchers, as well as the millions of pro-life Americans who will be watching, who dedicate themselves to restoring a culture of life in the United States.”
Tens of thousands of Americans are set to travel from across the nation to D.C. for this year’s March for Life, which seeks to promote the dignity of every human life and to stand against the greatest human rights violation of our time – abortion-on-demand.
The 44th Annual March for Life
January 27th, 2017
MFL Rally – starts at 11:45am ET
March for Life – starts around 1:00pm ET (directly after the Rally concludes)
The March for Life and the Rally will begin on the grounds of the National Mall and the MFL will end in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Confirmed Speakers include:
- Kellyanne Conway, Senior Counselor to President Trump.
- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York.
- Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA).
- Rep. Mia Love (R-UT).
- Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ).
- Benjamin Watson, Tight End for the Baltimore Ravens.
- Abby Johnson, Former Planned Parenthood Director and founder of “And Then There Were None”.
- Karyme Lozano, Mexican telenovela star.
- Eric Metaxas, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and host of The Eric Metaxas Show.
- Bishop Vincent Mathews Jr., President at Church of God In Christ World Missions.
- Surprise VIP Guest TBA.
Events Preceding the March: January 26th, 2017 at the Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20001
MFL Conference, 9:00AM – 12:00PM ET. Speakers include Syliva Slifko (ICU Mobile), Amy Ford (Embrace Grace), Callie Jett (Talk About Adoption), Dr. Jeff Pauls (Vitae Foundation)
MFL Youth Rally, 2:00PM – 4:00PM ET. Speakers include Ryan Scott Bomberger (The Radiance Foundation), Jeanne Mancini (March for Life), Bryan Kemper (Stand True Pro-Life Outreach), Jess Barfield (Stand for Life Movement), Lauren Merz (Live Action), Amanda Lord (Students for Life of America)
MFL Expo, 9:00AM – 8:00PM ET. Featuring over seventy-five exhibitors
cont’d 8:00AM – 10:30AM and 4:00PM – 7:00PM ET on January 27th
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