The state's Republican leaders each took turns at the microphone on Saturday afternoon to rouse what Gov. Rick Perry called a record crowd at the annual Texas Rally for Life. Attendees marched up Congress Avenue to the state Capitol to hear from nearly a dozen speakers who encouraged them to continue their fight to end abortion.

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