Texas Capitol Activism

By 2013 Missionary for Life Karen Shufflebarger The week I spent on Capitol grounds at Austin, Texas was an eye-opening experience that demonstrated the contrasts between the pro-abortion and the pro-life movements.  In under a week, Students for Life of America (SFLA) organized the national Students #Stand4Life Bus Tour to Austin to counter the pro-abortion…

Letter to Philadelphia Medical Examiner

July 18, 2013 Sam P. Gulino, MD Chief Medical Examiner Medical Examiner’s Office 321 S. University Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104 To Mr. Gulino: We write on behalf of Reverend Patrick Mahoney, Director of the Christian Defense Coalition; Michael McMonagle and John Stanton of the Pro-Life Union of Southeastern Pennsylvania; Kristan Hawkins, President of Students for…

Locked Out of the Philly Med Examiner’s Office

Today, SFLA President Kristan Hawkins and a group of prominent pro-life leaders went to the Medical Examiner’s Office to attempt to claim the bodies of the 45 children Philadelphia, PA jury convicted abortionist Kermit Gosnell killed. These babies are being held indefinitely, despite the outcries for their release for proper burial. This is Kristan’s first hand…

The Next Generation of Pro-Life Physicians

Medical Students for Life (MedSFL) is pleased to announce our send annual MedSFL Summer Fellowship participants and activities. The 2013 Summer Fellows were carefully selected through a competitive process with applications submitted from across the nation. Each med extern will participate in a five week training by some of America’s leading bioethicists, clinicians, researchers, health…

Stricter Medical Regulations Shut Down Abortion Provider

All across the nation, abortion laws are becoming stricter as societal attitudes shift in the direction of protecting life. In Virginia, a law was passed which requires clinics that perform abortions to meet strict, hospital-style building codes. As a result of these regulations, NOVA Women’s Healthcare the Commonwealth’s largest abortion provider closed today. According to…

Eye Witness Account: What Happened Friday Night in Texas

By the SFLA #Stand4Life Bus Team When the Texas State Senate passed HB2 on Friday night, banning abortions after 20 weeks (when pre-born children have been scientifically proven to feel pain) and instituting regulations on abortion facilities that will bring them up to par with other surgical centers across the state, the scene outside the…

Prayers Needed in Austin

Today, our team in Austin needs your prayers. Early this morning, I received the following email from our team on the ground in Austin, and I wanted to share it with you to see what we are up against. Make no mistake about it: I believe what is happening right now in Austin is spiritual…

Texas: A Glimpse into the Future

What happens when you have fiercely passionate pro-abortion activists gathered together in Austin, Texas when one of the most hotly debated pieces of pro-life legislation is up before the House and Senate? First off, the hatred and vitriol coming from pro-abortion activists at the Texas State House is unbelievable. Coming off their ill-gotten victory two…

Texas: A Glimpse into the Future

What happens when you have fiercely passionate pro-abortion activists gathered together in Austin, Texas when one of the most hotly debated pieces of pro-life legislation is up before the House and Senate? First off, the hatred and vitriol coming from pro-abortion activists at the Texas State House is unbelievable. Coming off their ill-gotten victory two…