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'March for Life' in Washington

Published 2022 GMT (0422 HKT) January 27, 2017
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US Vice President Mike Pence -- along with his wife, Karen, and their daughter Charlotte -- arrive on the National Mall before the start of the "March for Life" on Friday, January 27. The anti-abortion protest has taken place every year since the Supreme Court ruled abortion legal in 1973. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
People gather at the Washington Monument to hear Pence speak at the march. TASOS KATOPODIS/AFP/Getty Images
Participants march near the National Mall. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
Thousands of people rally on the National Mall before the start of the march. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Pence addresses the crowd before the start of the march. While governor of Indiana, he signed some of the most restrictive abortion legislation into law. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Marchers hold signs near the Washington Monument. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Kellyanne Conway, senior aide to President Donald Trump, speaks at the rally. TASOS KATOPODIS/AFP/Getty Images
A participant holds up a rosary outside the Supreme Court. Anti-abortion activists are looking to Trump as he is set to nominate a new Supreme Court justice in the coming weeks. Andrew Harnik/AP