President Donald Trump Energizes Pro-life Movement at SBA List’s 11th Annual Gala


May 22, 2018
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A Watershed Moment in the History of the Pro-life Cause

Washington, D.C. – This evening President Donald J. Trump gave the keynote address at the national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List’s eleventh annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.  Click to watch SBA List’s 2018 Campaign for Life Gala video. 

Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President, received SBA List’s 2018 Distinguished Leader Award. Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana lead the Toast for Life. Longtime pro-life advocate and businesswoman Kathy Ireland served as Mistress of Ceremonies and gave a special video presentation.

President Trump’s keynote was livestreamed and will be archived online. The President’s address highlighted pro-life victories under his administration and his ongoing commitment to a pro-life agenda.

SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser, who also served as national campaign chair for the Trump campaign’s Pro-life Coalition, introduced President Trump. Click to read her full remarks.

Dannenfelser offered the following response to President Trump’s address:

“It was an honor to have President Trump join us tonight, and his encouraging words were warmly received. The president’s keynote address to hundreds of dedicated pro-life advocates from around the country marks a watershed moment in the history of our cause. President Trump has embraced the pro-life movement as his own. True to his word, he is governing as the most pro-life president our nation has ever seen. He has been a fighter and a champion for unborn children, their mothers, and pro-life taxpayers, and his administration has made unprecedented gains for life. With President Trump leading the charge and the pro-life grassroots energized by his agenda, we are closer than ever to ending the injustice of abortion and restoring a society that protects every mother and child.”

Previous Campaign for Life Gala speakers include Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR), Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL).

Susan B. Anthony List and its partner super PAC, Women Speak Out spent more than $18 million in the 2016 election cycle, visiting more than 1.1 million homes in battleground states to defeat Hillary Clinton and maintain a pro-life Senate. SBA List is dedicated to pursuing policies and electing candidates who will reduce and ultimately end abortion. To that end, SBA List emphasizes the education, promotion, mobilization, and election of pro-life women. SBA List is a network of more than 630,000 pro-life Americans nationwide.


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