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.

January 31, 2019

Light Up the Night: How Pro-Lifers Can Make a Difference in the Face of Extreme Late-Term Abortion Legislation

On January 22, 2019, New York passed the so-called “Reproductive Health Act” – or RHA – which Governor Andrew Cuomo then signed into law. It was a date full of significance. Forty-six years earlier, the Supreme Court of the United States had granted women the right to legally abort their babies in Roe v. Wade. This act is extreme because it removes restrictions on abortions, essentially allowing babies to be killed up until the moment […]
December 11, 2018

How Pregnancy Centers Can Overcome The “Fake Clinic” Myth

For years, abortion industry advocates have sought to discredit pro-life pregnancy centers with the lie that pregnancy centers are “fake clinics.” In a live online training for all pro-life pregnancy centers, NIFLA President Thomas Glessner and Vice President of Legal Affairs Anne O’Connor led an informative discussion about how centers can overcome this myth. NIFLA President and Founder Thomas Glessner said attacks on pro-life clinics have significantly increased over the last decade. The “fake clinic” […]
November 1, 2018

The Top 5 Legal Threats to Your Pregnancy Center … and How to Protect Against Them in 2019

On October 30, 2018, NIFLA led hundreds of participants in a free online training session for pregnancy centers. Tuesday’s live online training session focused on the top 5 legal threats to pregnancy centers and ways to protect against these threats in 2019. If you missed this special pregnancy center training from the legal team behind NIFLA v. Becerra, you can register to hear the recording here. The outline below contains highlights from this important presentation. […]
October 12, 2018

Victory! Hawaii Pregnancy Centers Won’t Be Forced to Promote Abortion

By Sarah Kramer Free speech doesn’t just mean that we are free to speak the messages we choose. It also means that we cannot be forced to speak messages with which we disagree. The Supreme Court made this clear in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra when it ruled against a California law that forced pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise for abortion. Such a law is not only unconstitutional, but also violates federal […]
June 28, 2018

NIFLA v. Becerra – A Millennial’s Perspective

The First Amendment is what sets the United States of America apart from every other country in the world. This amendment allows citizens the freedom to speak messages with which they agree while remaining silent regarding messages with which they fundamentally disagree and do not wish to promulgate. Perhaps one of the most famous quotes on free speech sums up this amendment perfectly: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the […]
June 21, 2018

Decisions, Decisions: Why Women Choosing Life is So Important

Decisions are powerful. As rational human beings, we have the gift of free will. What we choose to do with that gift is entirely up to us. Any day now, the Supreme Court will make a decision in the outcome of National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra—a decision that could directly affect the choices women make for their babies. This video explains just how important the NIFLA v. Becerra case is to […]
June 6, 2018

NIFLA Celebrates 25 Years Protecting Women’s Choice, Culture of Life

The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates has worked diligently for twenty-five years – a quarter of a century – to protect the right of pro-life pregnancy centers to operate and empower mothers to choose life. NIFLA’s efforts in federal court against the violations of the free speech rights of such centers is a major focus as we continue the battle for the sanctity of human life in our nation. In NIFLA v. Becerra the […]
August 8, 2017

Hope and A Future from The Lord

My story begins with a boy. When I was 15, I met “Oliver.”  Both of us were from the same area. I was born, raised, and dedicated in the Nazarene church. Oliver was not from a Christian home, although he had a wonderful family and extended family. This relationship was not what my parents had in mind for me. My father tried many times to keep me from spending time with Oliver, which only made the relationship more enticing.  […]
March 28, 2016
Did you know… Approximately 1 in 4 people living with HIV in the United States are women? Most new HIV diagnoses in women are attributed to heterosexual sex? Between 2005 and 2014, the number of new HIV diagnoses among women declined 40%? According to the CDC, “Black/African American and Hispanic/Latina women continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV, compared with women of other races/ethnicities. Of the total estimated number of wome living with diagnosed HIV at the end of […]