Statement on Vandalism of Pro-Life Display

Louisville, Kentucky and Fredericksburg, Virginia (1-31-18)– On Monday night, vandals at Bellarmine University, a Catholic university in Louisville, Kentucky, destroyed a Cemetery of the Innocents display on campus put up by the Bellarmine University Catholics. The students openly bragged about it on social media. Lauren Kasdan, a student at the school wrote on Facebook, “Christians…

6 Ways Alliance Defending Freedom Has Partnered with Us to Defend Pro-Life Speech This Year

  “College campuses are not free speech areas. Do you understand? Obviously you don’t understand.” Yes, you read that correctly. And no, that is not an excerpt from 1984. A professor at Fresno State University made that statement while he defaced life-affirming messages that Students for Life members had chalked on a university sidewalk. Unfortunately, statements like these…

Lawsuit filed on behalf of pro-life high school students

When pro-life students at Parkland High School challenged their school after administrators denied them their right to start a Students for Life group, they didn’t think a lawsuit would be necessary. Parkland HS did reply to the demand letter that our attorneys at the Thomas More Society sent in May. But they responded with conditions…

Victory at Kutztown University – Chalk Policies Changed

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has changed its policy regarding chalked messages on sidewalks after attorneys at Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter in March on behalf of Students for Life at Kutztown University. University officials had scrubbed from the campus’s sidewalks pro-life messages that student members of the group had chalked even though the school permitted other…

Pro-life speech at school? Nope, says admins.

In just the past few weeks, Students for Life of America has been involved in three separate free speech incidents – two lawsuits in California and a demand letter in Pennsylvania. Professors and administrators are giving students a horrible example of what it means to respectfully disagree with someone, have civil conversations, and adhere to…

Fresno State Professor Scrubs Out Pro-Life Chalk on Video; Claims “Free Speech” Rights but Gets Lawsuit Instead

The Students for Life group at California State University, Fresno (“Fresno State”) recorded an altercation on video that occurred on May 2nd with a university professor who berated the group for their pro-life expression, claimed that they could only express themselves in a “free speech area” (which the university eliminated two years ago), and then…

New SFL group already making an impact!

 By Norvillia Etienne, president of Queens College Students for Life, who only recently became a club because of a demand letter sent to the school after they denied the group their rightful place as a student club. Queens College Students for Life made our campus wide debut this week with a Cemetery of the Innocents…

And the school administration bully strikes again…

And the school administration bully strikes again… If you have been following our Students for Life High School Initiative, Branford High School in Branford, CT is a school you have been hearing a lot about. Sam Bailey-Loomis, the President and founder of Branford High School Students for Life, has been one of our top high…

Pro-Life Victory at Johns Hopkins!

Last night we received word that Voice for Life (VFL) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) has officially been granted recognized group status! This unanimous decision by the Student Government Association’s (SGA) Judiciary Committee overturns the SGA Senate’s rejection of VFL. When we first broke the story with VFL, they had been denied official status because…