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'Life is winning': Pence fires up massive March for Life crowd


JENNIFER HICKEY

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FoxNews
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Media/Opinion
Date:
1/27/2017

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ABSTRACT'Life is winning': Pence fires up massive March for Life crowd | Fox News Fox News Fox Business Fox News Go Fox News Radio Fox Nation Fox News Insider Fox News U.S. Expand/Collapse Search Home Video Politics U.S. Opinion Business Entertainment Tech Science Health Travel Lifestyle World On Air U.S. Home Crime Terrorism Economy Immigration Disasters Military Education Environment Personal Freedoms Regions Faith 'Life is winning': Pence fires up massive March for Life crowd By Jennifer Hickey Published January 27, 2017 FoxNews.com Facebook 0 Twitter 0 livefyre Email Print   Vice President Mike Pence fired up a huge crowd at Friday's March for Life in Washington, telling the pro-life throng their movement is succeeding. "Life is winning in America and today is a celebration in that progress," Pence said, speaking at the Washgton Monument, before the march stepped off just after noon. "We’ve come to a historic moment in the cause of life and we must approach it with with compassion for every American. Life is winning in America because of you. "Let this movement be known for love," he added to thunderous applause. "Not anger. For compassion. Not confrontation." Looking forward to @March_for_Life tomorrow in the District. Everyone travel safely! See you there! — Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) January 26, 2017 The 43rd annual event was the third massive event in the nation’s capital this week, and drew activists from around the country. In addition to Pence, speakers included key adviser to President Trump Kellyanne Conway, Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Sen. Jodi Ernst, R-Iowa, and others. Participants told Fox News getting to the event was a must. “There is no more important issue for me, said Amanda Fowley, 33, who traveled with her husband from Rhode Island, said she had attended every year since she was 13. “I am here marching to recognize the babies, of course. But I also march for the women and for the pain many of them go through after the abortion. So often they are told there are no consequences and that is not true. They are lied to about what happens after an abortion.” Morgan Hammer, 13, was attending her first march, and came with her classmates from Immaculate Conception, a Catholic school located west of St. Louis. Among her peers, she says the views on abortion are “mixed,” she said, adding that it is a topic that many of them openly discuss. “We are the next generation,” she said. “We represent the future of .......