March for Life Theme in 2019 Is ‘Pro-Life Is Pro-Science’

The Daily Signal | 10/19/2018 | Staff
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The organization which holds “the largest pro-life event in the world” has formally announced the theme for its next march in 2019: “Unique from day one: Pro-life is pro-science.”

This Thursday the March for Life Education and Defense Fund, a pro-life organization which aims to “end abortion by uniting, educating, and mobilizing pro-life people in the public square,” unveiled a new pro-science theme for its 46th annual March for Life.

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“Science is behind the pro-life movement,” Jeanne Mancini, president of the organization, said at the opening of the event, which was held at the Rayburn House Building on Capitol Hill.

One hundred years ago, our understanding of embryonic development and fetal development was very different that what it is now. We owe so many advances to medicine and science and technology, and they all continue to reaffirm the scientific fact and the truth that life begins at fertilization/conception.

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“‘No good scientist worth their salt says that life doesn’t begin at conception,’ Mancini added, quoting what an atheist scientist had once said to her in private.

After Mancini played a video demonstrating the organization’s new theme, she invited a panel of various pro-life figures to speak in turn: David Prentice, vice president and research director of Charlotte Lozier Institute; David Daleiden, founder and project lead for the Center for Medical Progress; and Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie, radiologist and policy adviser with The Catholic Association. Each of the panelists discussed how scientific and technological advancements in the field of human development support the pro-life cause.

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Prentice began his presentation by noting that the idea that conception begins at the moment of fertilization is uncontroversial in the scientific community.

“These are the scientific facts and this is a consensus, really, in the scientific world. The arguments aren’t really about biology. This is accepted science and has been for decades,” he...
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