Beyond the Pregnancy Test – a NIFLA Blog

Beyond the Pregnancy Test is the NIFLA blog dedicated to women who have recently been found to be pregnant, and are unsure of their options. Inside you will find stories from women, statistics that you should know, and comforting thoughts.

December 4, 2019

NIFLA Pregnancy Center Impact Stories: The Elle Project

“My choice was – I become homeless, or I get an abortion.” These are the opening words to a powerful video posted by Alternatives Pregnancy Center, part of NIFLA’s network of 1,500-plus pregnancy centers across the U.S. These words were spoken by a 19-year-old woman, “Elle,” who came to Alternatives. “My parents looked right at me and said, ‘you’re not old enough to have this child, and if you do, you cannot live under our […]
October 30, 2019

Living Hope: A Call From the Lord

Raven Henson was a 15-year-old Alaskan teenager when she faced an unexpected pregnancy. Her parents wanted her to have an abortion, but a classmate encouraged her to go to a local pregnancy center instead. Raven went, and there she was met with compassion and love. In a 2018 media interview, the young founder and director shared the following thoughts about her personal experience as a pregnancy center client: “They also told me something else that […]
October 25, 2019

SCOTUS begins a new term. Will Roe v. Wade be reversed?

This is an exciting time for the pro-life movement. The Supreme Court will be determining if it will hear arguments in several cases that will have a major impact on the ability of states to restrict, and even ban, abortion. On the first day of its session, SCOTUS announced that it will hear argument on the constitutionality of a Louisiana law that requires admitting privileges in a local hospital for any doctor performing abortion. It […]
July 31, 2019

Pregnancy Center Director Reflects on a Beautiful Calling

Blessed be the Name of the Lord! God’s Word is filled with treasures and I recently just found one of those as I read Proverbs 24. If you faint in the day of adversityyour strength is small.11 Rescue those who are being taken away to death;hold back those who are stumbling to the slaughter.12 If you say, “Behold, we did not know this,”does not he who weighs the heart perceive it?Does not he who keeps […]
July 8, 2019

President Trump, Vice President Pence, NIFLA and ADF Honor First Anniversary of Supreme Court NIFLA v. Becerra Decision

My daughter graduated from high school last month. Her graduation caused me to ponder about the privileges we Americans enjoy. It is indeed a great privilege to be a young woman in America, and even more so this year as NIFLA celebrated the first anniversary of its Supreme Court victory, NIFLA v. Becerra. This victory earned my daughter and her generation—as well as all Americans—freedom not to be compelled to speak a message with which […]
June 25, 2019

Marsha’s Place Plays Role in Abortion Pill Reversal Bill

NIFLA member Marsha’s Place Pregnancy Resource Center in Henderson is one of only two pregnancy centers in Kentucky to offer Abortion Pill Reversal. This life-saving process can reverse the abortive effects of the drug mifepristone, which is administered to women in order to induce medical abortions. Early medical abortions involve a two-part drug procedure. Mifepristone is administered to the woman first, followed by misoprostol. Mifepristone’s role is to block progesterone – which the woman’s body […]
June 11, 2019

NIFLA 2019 Summit at Regent Law

The Supreme Court of the United States in 2018 heard the case of NIFLA v. Becerra, and in 2016 the case of Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt. Both cases were so pivotal to the pro-life movement to warrant a CLE presentation at the 2019 NIFLA Summit held on the Regent University School of Law campus in May.  NIFLA v. Becerra considered how far speech about abortion can be compelled, while Whole Women’s Health successfully challenged […]
May 31, 2019

NIFLA 2019 National Legal and Medical Summit Filled with Pro-Life Inspiration

This past week, pro-life leaders from around the country came to beautiful Virginia Beach to spend four days at Regent University’s charming Founder’s Inn & Spa for NIFLA’s 2019 National Legal and Medical Summit. The event was geared towards anyone who works in a legal or medical capacity and is devoted to the pro-life movement. The Summit schedule included medical workshops filled with vital information. Topics ranged from HIPAA and limiting liability to the abortion […]
April 2, 2019

Hope Abounds: Spring Brings Uplifting Pro-Life News

Life continues to be a central issue in politics and news over the past month….and we couldn’t be happier! Last month NIFLA joined Americans United for Life as well as Care Net and Heartbeat International in filing a brief with the Supreme Court of the United States urging it to uphold an Indiana law which mandates that abortion providers offer women the option of viewing an ultrasound image of their child before deciding to have […]