March for Life Announces Congressional Speakers for the 48th Annual March for Life

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March for Life Announces Congressional Speakers for the 48th Annual March for Life

“Life unites and calls people of goodwill to a common mission: respect for the inherent dignity of the human person, born and unborn, should unite all persons, regardless of political party.”

 ~ Jeanne Mancini, President of the March for Life ~ 

 

Washington, D. C. – Today, the March for Life Education and Defense Fund announced the congressional speakers for the 48th annual March for Life’s virtual rally on January 29, 2021. Those speaking at the virtual rally include Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), a long-time pro-life champion in the U.S. House of Representatives; Representative Kat Cammack (R-FL), whose life was nearly lost to abortion and ran for public office in large part because of the life issue; Kentucky House of Representatives Minority Whip Angie Hatton, a Democrat who is currently serving her third term in the Kentucky House of Representatives, where she supported numerous bills to protect women and the unborn, as well as babies that survive an abortion; and Hawaii State Senator Mike Gabbard, a Democrat representing Hawaii’s 20th Senatorial District who has a long history of defending life, including signing a letter asking the Democratic Party to reject abortion extremism. He is also the father of former U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard.

Each of these congressional and state leaders fill critical roles in the public square because of their efforts to protect every human life. The theme for this year’s March for Life is Together Strong: Life Unites and it highlights the importance of each person in building a culture of life.

“We are honored to welcome such devoted public servants to speak at the 48th annual March for Life,” said Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life who will emcee the virtual rally. “These leaders exemplify the diversity and strength of the pro-life movement. Life unites and calls people of goodwill to a common mission: respect for the inherent dignity of the human person, born and unborn, should unite all persons, regardless of political party.”

March for Life Virtual Rally Friday, January 29, 2021 | 12:00 pm ET

Speakers include: 

S. Representative Kat Cammack (R-FL)

Jim Daly, author, broadcaster, president of Focus on the Family

Elizabeth Eller, student body president at Christendom College

Hawaii State Senator Mike Gabbard, a Democrat representing Hawaii’s 20thSenatorial District and the father of former U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

D. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church, in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina and 62nd president of the Southern Baptist Convention

Cissie Graham Lynch, daughter of Franklin Graham and granddaughter of the late Rev. Billy Graham and currently serving as a senior advisor and ministry spokesperson for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse

Kentucky House of Representatives Minority Whip Angie Hatton (D)

Joseph F. Naumann, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kansas City, KS and Chair of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Pro-Life Committee

Lila Rose, founder and president of Live Action

S. Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ)

Tim Tebow, two-time national champion, first-round NFL draft pick and Heisman Trophy winner and currently pursuing a career in professional baseball as a member of the New York Mets organization. He is the author of three New York Times Best Selling books.

Benjamin and Kirsten Watson, authors, speakers, podcasters, movie producers, and parents of seven who are dedicated to the cause of family, justice and human dignity. Benjamin played 16 seasons in the NFL and won a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots.

Matthew West, the GMA Dove Award®-winning and GRAMMY Award®-nominated artist/songwriter, will be performing during the program.

The virtual rally for the 48th annual March for Life, the world’s largest annual human rights demonstration, will be held on January 29, 2021. The March for Life will continue to share more information about the theme Together Strong: Life Unites and additional speakers leading up to the March for Life.

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