National Right to Life Praises Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary


WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee, the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, today praised President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Michigan pro-life activist and philanthropist Betsy DeVos to serve as education secretary in his cabinet.

The following may be attributed to Darla St. Martin, Co-Executive Director of National Right to Life:

President-Elect Trump’s selection of Betsy DeVos to serve as education secretary continues to show that he is committed to building a pro-life administration. Betsy DeVos, and her husband Dick have long been dedicated supporters of the right-to-life cause. National Right to Life congratulates Betsy DeVos on this recognition of her leadership in the field of education.

Founded in 1968, the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, is the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Recognized as the flagship of the pro-life movement, NRLC works through legislation and education to protect innocent human life from abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide and euthanasia.