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March For Life Draws Thousands To National Mall

President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan addressed demonstrators marching against abortion.

March For Life Draws Thousands To National Mall
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Thousands of demonstrators flooded the National Mall on Friday for the 45th March for Life rally. Anti-abortion activists traveled from around the country to attend the march. 

Presenters included House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump, who spoke to March for Life supporters from the White House.

President Trump Made A Special Appearance At March For Life

President Trump Made A Special Appearance At March For Life

The president said via video satellite his administration would always defend what he called the right to life.

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The Women's March, a women's rights rally, is slated for the next day, Jan. 20. 

Correction: A previous version of this story referred to the demonstration as the 42nd annual March for Life. It was the 45th annual March for Life.