NIFLA in the News

January 2, 2018
Published January 1, 2018 by the Washington Examiner. Which one of the following is true? 1. Massachusetts has passed a law requiring Alcoholics Anonymous to hang posters at their meetings to advertise where to get alcohol. 2. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed a bill that requires Hindu temples to post signs advising on where to purchase hamburger meat. 3. California’s attorney general is fighting to force pro-life pregnancy centers to refer for abortions. If […]
November 27, 2017
Published November 27, 2017 by The Daily Signal: On Nov. 13, the Supreme Court announced it will hear arguments in a case with serious implications for free speech nationwide. In National Institute of Family and Life Advocates vs. Becerra, the court will decide whether pro-life advocates must refer clients to abortion clinics or face fines, penalties, and possible closure. The basic question the court must decide is whether the government can force pregnancy resource centers to speak […]
September 22, 2017
The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) and Calvary Chapel Pearl Harbor’s “A Place for Women” pregnancy care center filed the lawsuit on July 12. Hawaii’s law, Senate Bill 501, went into effect July 11. NIFLA founder and President Thomas Glessner said in a statement to The Daily Signal that the law is detrimental for pro-life institutions. “Hawaii’s threat to pro-life pregnancy care centers and medical clinics counts among the most egregious violations […]
July 6, 2017
  First Amendment cases are very much on the national mind these days, and the news from the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) is very encouraging for those who believe in strong protections for constitutional freedoms. The court delivered a First Amendment victory last week in a case involving religious free exercise, and kept alive hope for victories in two other cases where the hot button issues of same-sex marriage and abortion are involved.  
July 2, 2017
Claiming that birth control cuts abortion numbers is a favorite talking point of abortion groups like Planned Parenthood, but more and more studies are finding that this is not the case. One of the latest reports comes from the abortion chain British Pregnancy Advisory Services (BPAS). According to the abortion group, half of the women who had abortions in 2016 in the UK were using contraception when they became pregnant, the Metro reports.