SFLA Adds 3 New Regional Coordinators to the Team!

SFLA is pleased to announce the addition of three Regional Coordinators to the SFLA staff. Sarah Maher will be the Capitol Area Regional Coordinator for DC, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia; Casey Vroman will be the new West Coast Regional Coordinator for California, Arizona and Nevada; and Rebekah Barnes will be working as the…

Two Men HIV-Free After New Adult Stem Cell Breakthrough

by Andrew Bair | Washington, DC | LifeNews.com | 7/30/12 10:50 AM Adult stem cells are responsible for another incredible scientific breakthrough. On Thursday at the AIDS 2012 Conference in Washington, DC, researchers unveiled that two HIV-positive men have been found to be HIV-free following bone marrow transplants. Researchers believe giving bone marrow transplants, which by nature…

Religious Liberty Thrown in the Trash

A letter by SFLA Executive Director, Kristan Hawkins Dear Friends, Today marks the beginning of the end of religious and conscience rights in America. As of today, employers, just like myself, will be forced to make a false choice between providing a vital service to their employees and violating their consciences and values. No matter…

NYC – Activism Training Ground? You bet!

By: Lindsey Frechou, Students for Life of America’s 2012 Missionary for Life What’s a trip to the Big Apple without any Pro-Life activism work?  Answer: Not a cool one! You can have all the Broadway shows and folded slices of pizza you want, but you haven’t seen authentic New York until you take to the…

Learning to Run All Those Cylinders

By: Shara Guengerich, Students for Life’s 2012 Missionary for Life There is a tendency for those involved in the pro-life movement to become so focused on the task at hand that it can be difficult to remember the bigger picture. I’ve done this myself at times, and while being focused can be an attribute, it…

Fear is Easy, Love is Hard

By: Catherine Phillips, Students for Life of America’s 2012 Missionary for Lif I’m standing here (well sitting, in reality), at the end of 9 weeks spent in DC working for the pro-life cause. I’m wondering, how can I write a post that can justly put a concluding thought on this experience? I’m realizing, that only…

Meet Dr. Horatio Robinson Storer

The Boston surgeon, Horatio Robinson Storer, M.D. (1830-1922), is known for his key role in creating the specialty of gyne­cology [1] and for being the first surgeon to remove a preg­nant uterus. [2]  The diseases peculiar to women were little under­stood and poorly treated when Storer began medical prac­tice in 1853.  Medical specializa­tion of any kind was unacceptable…