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26 Sep 2020

Students for Life Applauds the Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

Brenna Lewis | September 26, 2020
  “On the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote found in the 19th Amendment, Judge Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court is a fitting tribute to how far we as women have come,” said SFLA/SFLAction President Kristan Hawkins. “This is the opportunity of a lifetime that will determine millions of lifetimes. It’s go time, Pro-Life Generation: Get ready for a Post-Roe America.”
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25 Sep 2020

The Horrifying Consequences of ‘Packing the Court’

Brenna Lewis | September 25, 2020
To fill the vacancy left on the U.S. Supreme Court by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg President Donald Trump will announce his nomination on Saturday, September 26. Judge Amy Coney Barret is considered to be the front-runner. Democrats have threatened to shake up the system with a plan to ‘pack the court’ should President Trump and Senate leaders act
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19 Sep 2020

Justice Ginsburg Has Passed and a SCOTUS Seat is Open

Kristi Hamrick | September 19, 2020
Students for Life of America and Students for Live Action call on President Trump to Move Quickly with an Appointment, in light of Justice Ginsburg’s tragic death   SFLA & SFLAction stands ready with Nationwide Network of Millennials to work for the next #Justice4Life   “Justice Ginsburg’s tragic passing makes it clear just how important the U.S. Supreme Court is,”
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09 Sep 2020

President Trump Adds 20 More Names to his SCOTUS List

Brenna Lewis | September 9, 2020
Earlier today, the president announced the addition of 20 more names to his already 25-strong list of judges he would consider appointing to a Supreme Court seat.   This is a real red-meat list, and Students for Life of America is optimistic about Trump’s choices. For instance, on the list is Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, a pro-life African American
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29 Jul 2020

Senator Josh Hawley: Supreme Court Nominees Must Acknowledge Roe Is ‘Wrongly Decided’ 

SFLA Staff | July 29, 2020
Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) made it clear that he would not confirm any Supreme Court justice nominee that has not publicly stated that Roe v. Wade was “wrongly decided.” The 1973 Supreme Court ruling continues to be a controversial decision, as the Court’s nationwide legalization of abortion overlooked the science of fetology and relied on several falsehoods regarding the safety
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14 Jul 2020

Planned Parenthood Vows to Force Catholic Nuns to Fund Abortions

Jessica Nardi | July 14, 2020
  It’s always a similar story – a pro-life victory happens and Planned Parenthood comes out threatening to undo it. Sad, but unsurprising. After the Supreme Court implemented President Trump’s pro-life order — protecting the Little Sisters of the Poor from being forced to fund abortions — Planned Parenthood’s CEO Alexis McGill Johnson said the ruling “is egregious — people
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13 Jul 2020

The Supreme Court Ignores Two Abortion Facility “Buffer Zone” Cases

Jessica Nardi | July 13, 2020
  Seasoned pro-life advocates who volunteer for sidewalk counseling outside abortion facilities know there are some very strict laws about where you can stand and how you engage women coming for an abortion. In fact, they’re sometimes so restrictive that they’re later repealed as unconstitutional limitations on the First Amendment. This past week, however, the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) passed up
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09 Jul 2020

Pro-Choice Media are Fibbing Big-Time About Supreme Court Birth Control Case

Brenna Lewis | July 9, 2020
  There’s a lot of confusion surrounding the Supreme Court’s recent decision not to force businesses to provide contraception for employees (as part of the Affordable Care Act) if it goes against their religious/moral convictions. The case is Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania. And most of this confusion has been intentionally fabricated by pro-choice media. In a 7-2
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01 Jul 2020

Democratic Senator Responsible for Louisiana Abortion Law Denounces Supreme Court Ruling

SFLA Staff | July 1, 2020
Democratic Louisiana State Senator Katrina Jackson was horrified by the stories of Louisiana abortion facilities subjecting women to deplorable conditions. Sitting on the Louisiana Health and Welfare Committee, Jackson was shocked to learn the state’s primary abortion clinic in Baton Rouge had a decade-long history of subjecting women to substandard care.  Jackson’s “Unsafe Abortion Protection Act” from 2014 mandated that
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30 Jun 2020

The Best (and Worst) of the Supreme Court’s Decision on Louisiana’s Abortion Law

Brenna Lewis | June 30, 2020
The Supreme Court just handed down a ruling in the June Medical Services v. Gee case that was a degrading loss for women in Louisiana. The case was regarding safety standards and whether or not Louisiana had the right to require their abortion facilities to adhere to some, such as admitting privileges to a nearby hospital. In other words, the case didn’t
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