Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement welcoming attendees of the pro-life "March for Life" Rally to the nation's capital today:
"The March for Life Rally has grown into one of the most widely attended pro-life events. With a broad base of support formed from every corner of the country, dedicated attendees gather in the nation's capital to voice their strong belief in the right to life. All human life is treasured and valued. I commend the 'March for Life' Rally and its supporters for protecting those who cannot yet protect themselves.
"Earlier this week, I remembered the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision handed down by the Supreme Court by attending a Susan B. Anthony pro-life event. Since that decision, abortion-on-demand has ended the lives of more than 55 million unborn children. South Louisiana continues to value the life of an unborn baby and I will always be a staunch supporter of that value as well. As a pro-life physician, I will continue to work to improve the lives of expecting mothers and their unborn children."