Pro-life supporters are have been fighting the Supreme Court's Roe versus Wade ruling since 1973. Pence said that the president's pick would be someone who upholds the values of the anti-abortion movement.
President Trump, who supported pro-abortion rights before entering the political arena, has already sent a statement on the issue by reinstating the Mexico City Policy, which bans foreign funding from going to global organizations that perform or provide information on abortions. "So I'm here for that", said Michelle Fields, who participated in the march.
A budget provision known as the Hyde Amendment already bans federal funding for Medicaid coverage of most abortions. Conservatives would like to see the rule made into a permanent law.
The policy also prohibits taxpayer funding for groups that lobby to legalize abortion or promote it as a family planning method.
"It is one of our causes and something that is very important that we try to instill in our kids the minute they walk into Catholic school", Skahan said. Trump has pledged to sign both measures if they reach his desk. "We are going to do it in a positive way", marcher Sarah Wilkinson said. "I voted for him because I didn't think I had a choice".
"@VP Mike Pence will be speaking at today's #MarchForLife - You have our full support", he added, just ahead of his meeting with United Kingdom.
Regarding the profiled woman's opinion and concerns, she feels that women's rights are being taken away and that they are not being protected. They're not judged. They're protected and cared for and celebrated.
Last spring, the latest Gallup survey on the topic found that 47 percent of Americans said they were pro-abortion rights while 46 percent said they were anti-abortion.
Hundreds of thousands of jubilant pro-lifers attended today's March for Life, buoyed by the prospect of pro-life gains under the Trump administration.
In his remarks, Pence cited the founding fathers, saying: "More than 240 years ago, our Founders wrote words that have echoed through the ages".
However, 79 percent of those surveyed believed that abortion should be legal in either some or all circumstances.
According to a Pew poll, almost seven in 10 Americans say Roe vs. Wade should not be completely overturned.
Here are a few things to know about March for Life 2017.
Kellyanne Conway, Trump's senior counselor, will also speak at the march.