A 6-inch layer of snow blanketed the nation’s capital during a winter snowstorm on Tuesday, but that didn’t stop tens of thousands of pro-life advocates from converging Wednesday on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the 41st annual March for Life.

Activists from all over the country braved frigid temperatures to experience a new and improved event, which included live music, fewer political speeches, and more from cultural warriors such as Focus on the Family Founder James Dobson, who spoke at the march for the first time.

“Thank you for braving the cold—thank you for caring,” Dobson told the cheering crowd. “Together, we’re going to win this fight.”

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