Supreme Court Gets it Half-Right in Indiana Abortion Case, Says Students for Life of America“The Supreme Court got their decision today half right in recognizing the humanity of the preborn who should not be treated as trash once dead, but the Justices missed the mark in allowing continued discrimination against the preborn in the womb,” said SFLA’s Kristan Hawkins.WASHINGTON D.C. (05-28-19) –Students for Life of America President Kristan Hawkins observed that the Supreme Court missed an opportunity in the ruling announced today in defending the preborn against discrimination in the womb. “The Justices got it right that aborted infants need to be buried and cremated respectfully as they are human beings, not trash, but it’s tragic they didn’t see their humanity when they still have a chance at life,” said Hawkins.Earlier, Hawkins wrote about the case in USA Today, noting that Vice President Mike Pence had a unique role regarding the Indiana law. “Pence was governor of Indiana when legislation was sent to his desk that prohibited doctors from discriminating against persons in the womb by aborting solely on the basis of sex, race or disability of the infant. The law also required that after an abortion took place, the broken bodies would be humanely handled by cremation or burial, rather than burned for fuel or dumped into landfills.”
The #SCOTUS decision today about the Indiana abortion law is half-right. We are glad to see the dignity of preborn babies recognized, but #SCOTUS should have taken up the prohibitions on race, gender, and disability-targeted abortions. All lives deserved to be protected.
— Students for Life (@StudentsforLife) May 28, 2019Pence’s support for the law opposing such measures is matched by a poll released by Students for Life of America’s Institute for Pro-Life Advancement from the polling company, inc./WomanTrend, in which we found that 54 percent of Millennials surveyed opposed abortion as a form of contraception or when a mother doesn’t like the sex of the baby.“It’s inappropriate that once again, a court has decided that duly elected officials cannot speak for the citizens they represent. But with so many cases advancing on the life issue, we believe that another opportunity to do the right thing will soon be presented,” said Hawkins.For interviews, e-mail Kristi at [email protected]-30-Students for Life of America is the nation’s largest, pro-life, youth organization. Headquartered in Fredericksburg, VA, SFLA serves more than 1220 groups on college and high school campuses in all 50 states.
“Prioritizing U.S. taxpayer funded abortion for people worldwide as Americans at home are reeling from the fallout of a pandemics is not only inhumane, it’s a tone-deaf response to current events and incompetent abuse of needed resources,” said SFL Action’s Kristan Hawkins. WASHINGTON D.C. (07-07-2020) – As House Democrats propose hundreds of millions in spending related to abortion in a $66 billion spending bill, as well as blocking the Trump Administration’s support of the Mexico City policy, Students for Life Action President Kristan Hawkins reported that across the country, SFL Action team members and activists would be calling members of the House Appropriations committee