Paul Ryan to speak at anti-abortion march in DC

Paul Ryan to speak at anti-abortion march in DC
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Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanHow does the 25th Amendment work? Sinema, Fitzpatrick call for long-term extension of Violence Against Women Act GOP super PAC drops .5 million on Nevada ad campaign MORE (R-Wis.) will address this year's March for Life, an annual anti-abortion rally in Washington, D.C. 

March for Life President Jeanne Mancini called it an "honor" to have Ryan speak at the Jan. 19 event. 
 
"Speaker Ryan has been an unwavering champion for the pro-life cause since taking office, and continues to utilize his post to promote the inherent dignity of the human person at all stages of life,” Mancini said in a statement. 

Ryan is currently the highest-ranking government official scheduled to speak at the event.

Last year Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceIndiana sisters with history of opposing Pence donate millions to Dems Hillicon Valley: Trump signs off on sanctions for election meddlers | Russian hacker pleads guilty over botnet | Reddit bans QAnon forum | FCC delays review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger | EU approves controversial copyright law Overnight Defense: Trump marks 9/11 anniversary | Mattis says Assad 'has been warned' on chemical weapons | US identifies first remains of returned Korean war troops MORE became the first sitting vice president to address the marchers. 

Other lawmakers scheduled to speak at the 45th annual event include the co-chairmen of the House's bipartisan Pro Life Caucus, Reps. Daniel LipinskiDaniel William LipinskiInsurgency shakes up Democratic establishment Holocaust-denying GOP nominee confronts write-in opponent, challenges him to debate Ex-GOP staffer seeks write-in nomination against Nazi candidate in Chicago: report MORE (D-Ill.) and Chris SmithChristopher (Chris) Henry SmithFor Poland, a time for justice On The Money: Broad coalition unites against Trump tariffs | Senate confirms new IRS chief | Median household income rose for third straight year in 2017 | Jamie Dimon's brief battle with Trump CORRECTED: GOP lawmaker taken out of context in remarks on gay adoption MORE (R-N.J.). 

Heritage Foundation President Kay Cole James and ESPN analyst Tim Tebow's mother, Pam, will also speak. 

Organizers say more than 100,000 people attended last year's march.