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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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03 May 2021

Pro-Abortion “Feminists” Canceled Me — So I Started a Newspaper

Brenna Lewis | May 3, 2021
  Guest Post by Chloe Folmar President of William and Mary’s Tribe for Life  In October, I was part of Students for Life’s SCOTUS Squad, living in Washington, D.C. and advocating for the confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett. One of the highlights  during our time there was the Women’s March. As it approached the Supreme Court, other representatives for
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23 Mar 2021

THIS is the Case that Could Reverse Roe v. Wade

Brenna Lewis | March 23, 2021
  Right now, the Supreme Court of the United States is deliberating picking up the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, an abortion case out of Mississippi. The Justices have been stalling big time. And that’s because this case is a really big deal. According to SCOTUS Blog, this is Dobbs v. Jackson in a nutshell: Issues: (1) Whether all
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12 Mar 2021

Did We Just Agree with an Abortion Activist?

Brenna Lewis | March 12, 2021
  Mary Ziegler is a law professor at Florida State University College of Law and serves as the “intellectual thought leader” on abortion law and policy (on the pro-abortion side). In light of Arkansas’s recent near-total abortion ban, Ziegler penned an op ed that ran on CNN this week and contains many themes that will likely be echoed by other abortion
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02 Feb 2021

Abortion Cases on the List for the Supreme Court this Year 

Jessica Nardi | February 2, 2021
  There’s a lot of uncertainty surrounding the U.S Supreme Court right now. Yes, Justice Amy Coney Barrett, a champion for pro-life women, was confirmed but the continued swirls of whether President Biden will “pack” the court with abortion supporting justices is another question.  Meanwhile, there’s a series of abortion-related cases that may be heard by SCOTUS this year. CBSNEWS
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27 Oct 2020

Justice4Life and Activism Tours Across 10 States a Resounding Success

Brenna Lewis | October 27, 2020
On Monday night, Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the Supreme Court of the United States in a vote of 52-48.  She was sworn in that very night by Justice Clarence Thomas. In addition to efforts from our SCOTUS Squad members, Students for Life took part in a Justice4Life tour in ten states. Students and team
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23 Oct 2020

Democratic Proposals to Alter the Court Continue to Be Terrifying

Brenna Lewis | October 23, 2020
Unfortunately, Thursday’s presidential debate failed to mention the issue of court packing; the American people were once more denied full transparency when it comes to knowing just how much Joe Biden would transform the courts. We’ve written plenty before about Democratic proposals to pack the Supreme Court, though, because there is plenty at stake. It doesn’t help that Joe Biden
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21 Oct 2020

Gallup Poll: Americans Support Judge Amy Coney Barrett

Brenna Lewis | October 21, 2020
The results are in from a September 30-October 15 Gallup poll and the American people want to see Judge Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, by 51 to 46 percent. And, “the public is likely to continue to back Barrett’s confirmation,” according to poll analysis. The results are so decisive because only 3 percent have “no opinion,” the
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20 Oct 2020

Students for Life is Making Sure This Pro-Life Democrat Comes Through for Amy Coney Barrett

Brenna Lewis | October 20, 2020
  This week, Students for Life of America team members traveled to several cities throughout West Virginia to urge Senator Joe Manchin to vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. These stops kicked off our Justice4Life tour, which will take place in 10 states throughout this week, as we make our enthusiasm and support heard for this judicial nominee.
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Reversing Roe
20 Oct 2020

What Reversing Roe v. Wade Means (and Doesn’t Mean)

Brenna Lewis | October 20, 2020
The 1973 Supreme Court case that legalized abortion on demand through all nine months and for any reason (alongside its companion case, Doe v. Bolton) is known as Roe v. Wade. The only reason abortion up until birth is not the law of the land in every state is thanks to states’ abilities to enact their own abortion limits… though late-term abortion is the
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