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30 Jun 2021

Students for Life Applauds Record Number of Abortion Bans: Pro-Lifers Prepare for a World Without Roe 

Samantha Kamman | June 30, 2021
  According to Governing Magazine, more than a dozen states considered total or partial bans on abortion this year, furthering protections for preborn children. All in all, 2021 saw states enact more than 80 restrictions on abortion, the most in any year since Roe v. Wade forced the country to tolerate abortion on a nationwide scale. With the U.S. Supreme
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28 Jun 2021

Mainstream Poll Reveals 80% of Americans Don’t Agree with Roe v. Wade

Brenna Lewis | June 28, 2021
  Based on Students for Life’s own polling, we know most Americans like limits on abortion. But in a landmark new poll from the Associated Press, it’s been revealed that Americans’ distaste for later-term abortion is even more prevalent than the public (and pro-abortion lawmakers) seem to think. Newsweek wrote:  “Third trimester abortions should typically be illegal according to 80
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08 Jun 2021

Most People Support a 15-Week Abortion Limit

Brenna Lewis | June 8, 2021
  Since the Supreme Court granted review of Mississippi’s 15-week abortion limit by adding Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization to their docket, the nation is buzzing about abortion limits. Are they good? Are they bad? What does the majority believe? Abortion groups like Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and others post on social as if all Americans believe in limitless abortion.
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18 May 2021

Sorting Fact from Fiction: An Upcoming Challenge to Roe v. Wade

Brenna Lewis | May 18, 2021
  On May 17th, the Supreme Court made the significant decision to pick up the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health case out of Mississippi. This case, according to SCOTUS Blog, is “a challenge to the constitutionality of a Mississippi law that (with limited exceptions) bars abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy.” Hey hey, ho ho. Roe v. Wade is
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14 May 2021

Nation’s Highest Health Official Apparently Unaware that Partial-Birth Abortion is Illegal

Brenna Lewis | May 14, 2021
  Caution: disturbing descriptions & an abortion illustration exist below. This week, the man President Biden nominated to head the nation’s highest health office displayed either shameful ignorance or deliberate deception regarding abortion law. Xavier Becerra, our new head of Health and Human Services (which oversees the FDA), recently denied the existence of a law banning the partial-birth abortion of
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14 May 2021

Over 80 Congressmen Declare: Discriminatory Abortion is WRONG

Brenna Lewis | May 14, 2021
  Aborting children due to a Down Syndrome (confirmed or suspected) diagnosis is completely legal in the United States. And over 80 members of Congress just told the Supreme Court that they believe this is wrong. In 2019, Arkansas attempted to pass a law banning this lethal act of discrimination and ableism, only to be blocked in court. Stomping the
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14 May 2021

Victory! Texas Says No More Aborting Babies with Heartbeats

Brenna Lewis | May 14, 2021
  This week, a major victory took place in Texas with the Texas Heartbeat Bill approaching the final stages of passage. This bill was authored by Senator Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) and sponsored by Representative Shelby Slawson (R-Stephenville) and, starting September 1st, 2021, will outlaw abortions after the baby’s heartbeat can be detected.  But this Texas bill is special in an
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03 May 2021

Survivors of Sex Trafficking Beg Illinois to Pass THIS Abortion Law

Brenna Lewis | May 3, 2021
  Parental notification for abortions prevents the continued sexual exploitation by abusers who use abortion to cover up their crimes. Regardless of whether you are pro-choice or pro-life, we can find common ground on this issue. We should all agree that we should make it as difficult as possible for sex traffickers and sexual abusers to cover up their crimes
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27 Apr 2021

Taking The Pulse of the Pro-Life Movement 

Autumn Schimmer | April 27, 2021
Blog by Lauren Enriquez, Student for Life’s Deputy Media Strategist.  What’s the state of the Pro-Life Generation, and should we continue working to abolish abortion despite a hostile Administration and mediate climate? Students for Life says YES — and here’s why.  What challenges are the pro-life community facing?  The pro-life movement is contending with the most pro-abortion presidential Administration in US
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09 Apr 2021

House Republicans to Launch Discharge Petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act

Autumn Schimmer | April 9, 2021
Reporting on behalf of our sister organization, Students for Life Action. Blog by Samantha Kamman. During the first vote series on April 14, House Republicans Whip Steve Scalise, Rep. Ann Wager, and Rep. Kat Cammack will launch a discharge petition for The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. “Last Congress, Speaker Pelosi directed her radical caucus to block the Born-Alive Abortion
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