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15 Oct 2020

Meet the 2020-2021 Stevens Fellows

Mary Briganti | October 15, 2020
  Ten high school students are taking on projects in each of the Five Pillars throughout this school year that will impact campuses and communities across the country, both in person and digitally.  Meet these fellows: Aliyah Duran Liberty University Online Centreville, VA 2021 Aliyah is a senior homeschool student, taking courses online and will graduate next May. She is
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15 Oct 2020

Meet the 2020-2021 Wilberforce Fellows

Mary Briganti | October 15, 2020
  20 college students are taking on projects throughout this school year that will impact campuses and communities across the country, both in person and digitally.  Meet four of the fellows and their projects: Max Montana from Boston College will be taking on the “BC Diaper Deck Initiative”. Max noticed his campus doesn’t have diaper changing stations readily available in
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15 Oct 2020

Pro-Life Students Harassed on Minnesota Campus During Life Chain Event

Mary Briganti | October 15, 2020
  Life Chain Sunday is known for its powerful, prayerful presence by thousands who stand in solidarity across the country to remember the preborn. Although groups are not always met with support, this event is generally a peaceful way to kick off Respect Life Month.  Not this year.   Winona Students for Life President Jamie Scherdin was interrupted and verbally harassed while making a social media post about the group’s presence at the
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15 Oct 2020

Pro-Life Chalk Messages Destroyed by University of New Mexico STAFF!

Jessica Nardi | October 15, 2020
  SFLA’s sidewalk chalk messaging was destroyed by staff members at the University of New Mexico (UNM) on October 8. A Facebook video shows the staff members pouring buckets of water on the chalk before sweeping it away.  https://www.facebook.com/79125112926/videos/783343189119393/ The students chalked life-affirming messages such as “UNM deserves better than Abortion” and “You don’t need Abortion. UNM SFL can Help”
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09 Oct 2020

WHAT? Students for Life Group in Iowa Labeled a “Hate Group”

Brenna Lewis | October 9, 2020
  In an act of abysmal discrimination, the NISG (Northern Iowa Student Government) decided to deny the creation of a new Students for Life group. Why? A whole host of biased, untrue reasons. In a virtual vote, pro-choice student senators could not get past their own views in favor of abortion, calling the proposal for a pro-life group “hate speech.”
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07 Oct 2020

Pro-life Students and Teachers Harassed in Three Separate Events 

Jessica Nardi | October 7, 2020
  Across the country, pro-life student activists are organizing for Respect Life month, and these shows of peaceful solidarity have been met with intense backlash. In the past week, students were harassed in-person and online to such a degree that US Senator Marco Rubio came to their defense on Twitter.   Pro-Abortion Protestors Crash Peaceful Pro-Life Events On October 4,
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05 Oct 2020

Abortion Supporters Protest Pro-Lifers During Their Lunch Break

Brenna Lewis | October 5, 2020
  This past weekend at the Prayer March and SCOTUS Nomination announcement in Washington D.C., Liberty Students were eating pizza in between events and protested by a small group of high schoolers with homemade signs that said, “My body, my choice”. Four pro-life students began a conversation with them, and almost immediately they could sense their frustration and miseducation. “You
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02 Oct 2020

Getting Punched at the Supreme Court is Likely Just the Beginning

Brenna Lewis | October 2, 2020
  While countering a pro-abortion rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Sunday, SFLAction team member Autumn Schimmer was punched in the face. Autumn, while peacefully making her support for Judge Amy Coney Barrett heard. The incident took place at a rally organized by Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice America. At one point, a pro-choice woman wanted to speak with
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25 Sep 2020

SFLA Helps Collect 150k Signatures to Ban Late-Term Abortions in Colorado

Jessica Nardi | September 25, 2020
  A group of Colorado doctors, aided by Students of Life Action, have successfully collected enough signatures to launch Proposition 115–a new ballot initiative that would ban late-term abortions in the state of Colorado. No such restrictions currently exist, meaning babies in Colorado can be aborted up until the moment of birth. This proposition would ban abortion after 22 weeks
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21 Sep 2020

Pro-Lifers to Rally Against New Planned Parenthood in Texas

Brenna Lewis | September 21, 2020
  Guest post by Katherine Lynne Cochran, SFLA Leader at Texas Tech. If you look at a Texas map and dot it with abortion facilities, you will notice a large gap extending from the top of the panhandle to the southern crook of the west. It has been this way for 7 years. In March of 2018, a $9 million
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