LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — More than 100 students and faculty members from Liberty University trekked to Washington, D.C. on Friday for the 47th annual National March for Life.
The university says that students made the march from the National Mall to the Supreme Court Building alongside political activist Charlie Kirk and other representatives from the Falkirk Center for Faith & Liberty, which Kirk co-founded with President Jerry Falwell of Liberty University.
According to the school, the Falkirk Center made the trip possible for students by working with members of Liberty’s Students for Life Club and Campus Catholic Ministries.
In a news release from the university, Kirk says that the fight for life is one of the most important fights in the nation.
“It is a long fight, and we know that nothing is going to change overnight, but millions of people standing up for what is right can change something,” says Kirk. “This gives you hope seeing what is happening here.”
Meanwhile, the students reportedly say that a top highlight of the day was hearing from President Donald Trump, who made history on Friday as the first president to attend the National March for Life.
“Young people are the heart of the March for Life, and it is your generation that will make this a pro-family and pro-life nation,” says Trump.
The group from Liberty also received recognition on Twitter from Franklin Graham, President of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse.
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