More British women aborting their children over financial worries, say UK doctors

BY HILARY WHITE, ROME CORRESPONDENT | Tue Aug 14, 2012 16:02 EST LONDON, August 14, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A survey by a market research firm has found that the global economic crisis may be influencing more British women to abort their children. The research by Insight Research Group found that about one-fifth of GPs are reporting more women requesting abortion…

Just 0.006% of British abortions done to save mother’s life, or prevent serious injury

BY HILARY WHITE, ROME CORRESPONDENT Mon Aug 13, 2012 15:49 EST WESTMINSTER, August 13, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Figures released by the Department of Health last week show that of the over 6 million abortions committed in England and Wales since legalization in 1967, 0.006 percent were performed with the intention of saving the life of the mother or preventing…

Nellie Gray Remembered

From SFLA’s President, Kristan Hawkins: “Today marks a bittersweet moment for the pro-life movement, a great warrior for the preborn, Nellie Gray, has left this earth and entered her eternal reward. Pro-life students from across the nation will be forever grateful for the leadership that Nellie Gray has provided to our movement, for founding the…

Medical Ethics and Personhood

By Jon Russell, National Coordinator of Medical Students for Life of America After all the advancements in medical science, which show us that human life definitely begins at fertilization, abortion advocates and some in the pro-life movement struggle with the issue of personhood. They ask the question: “when does personhood begin?” While those who advocate for the legality…

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…