President Trump’s campaign will unveil a new pro-life coalition on Friday as part of his continuous effort to stand up for those who can’t stand up for themselves.
The “Pro-Life Voices for Trump” coalition will be led by former Trump critic, Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser, who has come to praise his administration’s incredible achievements on the issue.
“From appointing pro-life judges to defunding Planned Parenthood, President Trump’s track record demonstrates he’s the most pro-life President in history,” Dannenfelser said in a statement.
“While President Trump continues to protect innocent life every day and at every stage, 2020 Democrats stand in stark contrast and support extreme pro-abortion policies,” Dannenfelser continued. “Re-electing President Trump means keeping pro-life values in the White House.”
According to the campaign, his new coalition includes major figures in the movement: Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life, Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of America and others.
News of the game-changing coalition broke on Thursday, just a day before President Trump is set to make history by taking the stage at the March for Life event.
Additionally, Fox News has learned that a long list of senators will back the pro-life cause in videos that will air at the March for Life on Friday. One of the videos features women like Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, endorsing the March’s theme, “pro-life is pro-woman.”
Pro-life leaders have praised President Trump for using his executive authority to nominate conservative justices and restrict funding for Planned Parenthood.
A Trump campaign video for the march highlights Trump’s hard line on the issue and adamantly denouncing Democrats for favoring taxpayer funding for the procedure. “We will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence, and that is the right to life,” he says in the video.
The March for Life’s timing is significant as it takes place around the anniversary of Roe v. Wade — the landmark Supreme Court decision that prohibited states from banning the procedure at certain points during pregnancy.
On the anniversary of that decision, Trump appeared to flout that legacy by declaring it the National Sanctity of Human Life Day. “Today, I call on the Congress to join me in protecting and defending the dignity of every human life, including those not yet born,” Trump said in a proclamation Wednesday.
Friday’s speech will take place as both sides of the abortion debate prepare to pour vast sums of money and resources into the 2020 elections.
Several pro-life organizations will be spending millions of dollars – Including $52 million from Dannenfelser’s group.
In addition to SBA List, groups like Concerned Women for America (CWA) and Heritage Action are similarly planning nationwide efforts to galvanize voters towards pro-life victories.
CWA President Penny Young Nance said to Fox News on Friday that her group is readying a $1 million effort that includes digital and radio ads in addition to earned media.
That number will likely grow as the group plans to continue raising money over the year.
The focus will be on “more local activities,” she said, noting that her organization would hold a bus tour rallying conservative women before the election.
Trump’s new coalition will also provide him with a boost among the pro-life voters – further widening the gap between him and the do-nothing democrats.