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Avatars of Palin, Huckabee, Romney, Pawlenty, McCain, McConnell, Boehner, Cantor, Pence, Dobson, Demint, Perry, Steele, and Others Virtually Descending on U.S. Capitol

Contact: Matthew Faraci, Americans United for Life Action, 202-556-1994, www.virtualmarchforlife.com 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /Christian Newswire/ -- Americans United for Life Action, in an effort to bolster today's March for Life, is hosting the first-ever Virtual March for Life at the web address www.virtualmarchforlife.com.

"Though I can't be in Washington tomorrow, my heart is with the marchers. Those of us who can't be there can still join them online at the Virtual March for Life. Please follow the link and join the tens of thousands of your fellow Americans who are already marching online. Together we can bear witness to the beauty and blessings of the culture of life," said Governor Sarah Palin yesterday on Facebook.

Americans who cannot physically attend the March for Life can create an avatar of themselves and "march" on the National Mall online. The Virtual March for Life currently boasts more than 70,000 Americans and is growing by the minute. The Virtual March for Life features prominent leaders lending their support to the cause.

Leaders virtually Marching for Life include:

• Governor Sarah Palin
• Governor Mike Huckabee
• Governor Mitt Romney
• Governor Rick Perry
• Governor Tim Pawlenty
• Sen. John McCain
• Sen. Mitch McConnell
• Sen. Jim DeMint
• Rep. John Boehner
• Rep. Mike Pence
• Rep. Eric Cantor
• Rep. Tom Price
• Rep. John Carter
• Rep. Trent Franks
• Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
• Rep. Robert Latta
• Rep. Jim Jordan
• Rep. John Shimkus
• Rep. John Carter
• Rep. Gresham Barrett
• Rep. John Culberson
• Rep. Jeb Hensarling
• Rep. Mark Souder
• Dr. James Dobson, Focus on the Family
• Tony Perkins, Family Research Council
• Chairman Michael Steele
• Marco Rubio
• Lt. Gov Jane Norton

AUL Action's President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest is available to discuss the anniversary of Roe v. Wade today, the March for Life, Virtual March for Life's mobilization of pro-life activists across the nation and the abortion provisions in the health care bill.

• Visit Virtual March for Life's website.
• Check out AUL Action's video about the Virtual March for Life.
• Follow the Virtual March for Life on Twitter. Marchers can live-tweet using the hashtag #March4Life.
• Go to Virtual March for Life's Facebook fan page.

About AUL Action
Virtual March for Life is a project of AUL Action. AUL Action is the legislative arm of Americans United for Life, the first national pro-life organization in America.