U.S. SENATE— U.S. Senator Steve Daines, founder and chair of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, this week spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate to mark the 49th annual March for Life and read aloud Justice Byron White’s historic dissent from the companion case to Roe v. Wade.
To watch the full speech, click HERE.
Excerpts from Daines’ remarks as prepared for delivery:
“Every year, for nearly five decades, thousands of pro-life Americans have faithfully gathered here in Washington D.C., and across the country, to mark this dark day by marching for life and being a voice for the voiceless.
“It’s time we, as the United States of America, a nation who is supposed to be leaders in the world on human rights, recognize—what happens to be the theme of this year’s March for Life—that equality begins in the womb…
“In the Dobbs case, I pray that we see the Supreme Court do precisely this, correct this historic injustice and uphold Mississippi’s 15-week abortion law.
“For the pro-life movement, overturning Roe is not the end, but only the beginning.
“States across the country stand ready to protect life and provide support for pregnant moms facing crisis pregnancies.
“I pray this year’s March for Life marks the final anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and heralds the dawn of a new day where every life is protected…”
To read Daines’ full remarks as prepared for delivery, click HERE.
Daines also had the chance to visit with young Montanans yesterday who were visiting Washington, D.C. for the March for Life. Click HERE for pictures, and HERE for TV elements.
As the founder and chair of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, Daines was glad to join Montanans for the Helena March for Life last week. He will always stand with Montanans to defend all life! Click HERE to watch a recap.
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