CA School District Approves Pro-Life Clubs!

STUDENTS FOR LIFE CLUBS RECEIVE APPROVAL FROM DISTRICT AFTER HESITATION OVER “CONTROVERSY” While this semester has seen three different schools and districts receive legal demand letters for refusing to acknowledge the free speech rights of high school students, sometimes problems can be overcome without resorting to demand letters. This was the case in Madera, California,…

A Shining Example: Madera Students for Life

By Emily Wilkinson, SFLA West Coast Regional Coordinator When Madera South senior Jorge Mendoza attended the Walk for Life in San Francisco last January, he discovered Students for Life of America through a piece of literature there. Although he had considered the idea of starting a pro-life club in the past, he now realized that…

Poverty & Imposing Your Beliefs

By R.J. McVeigh, Great Lakes Regional Director Yesterday, Students for Life of America’s Northwest Regional Coordinator, Lisa Atkins, was verbally attacked on campus while hosting the SFLA Fetal Pain Display, which discusses how preborn babies can feel pain in the womb. It has been a unifying display on campuses all over the country since usually both…

5 Ideas to Have a Great Pro-Life Summer!

Summer is the perfect time of year to not only relax and rev up for next school year but also to start planning awesome pro-life activities for next year, form new relationships with pro-lifers in your community and help out local pregnancy resource centers (they never take a break). So lather on the sunscreen and…

Humans & Happy Dolphins

By RJ McVeigh, SFLA Great Lakes Regional Coordinator I see an apparent problem in common intuitions about value/rights of living things. I believe most people would agree creatures such as dolphins deserve higher value and more rights than other creatures such as squirrels. Why? Most would likely answer it is because of the dolphin’s higher…

Pro-Life Student Censored at HS in Las Vegas

STUDENTS FOR LIFE CLUB AT VEGAS HIGH SCHOOL CENSORED; SCHOOL GETS DEMAND LETTER Amy Dockter-Rozar, Principal of West Career and Technical Academy, and the Clark County School District have received a demand letter from the Thomas More Society, on behalf of sophomore Angelique Clark and Students for Life of America. The letter charges that school…

Introducing Kassie Booker!

We are excited to introduce Kassie Booker as our new National Programs Coordinator! Kassie has been involved in the pro-life movement since she was 14 years old, volunteering and working festivals with Rock for Life. In high school she organized and ran multiple concerts raising money for the pro-life movement. As well as volunteered at…

It’s a girl!

We are thrilled to announce that Students for Life’s President, Kristan Hawkins, gave birth yesterday, May 14th, to her fourth child and first long-awaited daughter, Gracie Jane Hawkins! Both Kristan and Gracie are doing well. Little Gracie weighed in at 6 pounds 11 ounces and is 19 and a half inches long. Isn’t she adorable? Like…

US House passes Pain Capable Bill

Today the House of Representatives passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Please see below for a statement from Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America. “We are so proud that the House has passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act and moved to ban abortions after 20 weeks gestation, where the preborn baby…