NIFLA in the News

August 17, 2020

Thomas Glessner in Pregnancy Help News: “Victory – Pro-life pregnancy center won’t be forced to speak against its mission”

“In 2017, the city of Hartford passed Ordinance No. 25-17—a law that forces pro-life pregnancy centers to post signs and begin conversations with a government-scripted disclaimer. The disclaimer incorrectly implies that the centers are not qualified to provide the free services they offer because there is not a licensed medical professional on site at all times. But many of the various free services Caring Families provides can be done safely, effectively, and lawfully without a […]
August 12, 2020

Thomas Glessner in Pregnancy Help News: “Biden’s choice – Democrat VP nominee is abortion champion”

“Harris, along with NARAL’s California faction, was the original sponsor of the so-called Reproductive FACT Act, the notorious 2015 law compelling California pro-life pregnancy centers and medical clinics to promote and refer for abortions.  In NIFLA v. Becerra as it has famously become known, the law was overturned by the Supreme Court in 2018. NIFLA v. Becerra named current California Attorney Xavier Beccera, Harris’s successor who picked up the reins in the case after taking office.  The SCOTUS ruling was a […]
July 29, 2020

Thomas Glessner in Pregnancy Help News: “Pro-life groups ask FDA to pull ‘dangerous’ abortion pill, declare it a public health hazard”

“Leaders from more than 20 pro-life, Christian and conservative organizations wrote to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week urging removal of the abortion pill from the U.S. market. Citing the FDA’s own data and risk classification system for drugs, the groups called on the federal office to classify the abortion pill as an ‘imminent hazard to the public health’ that poses a ‘significant threat of danger.’ ‘We urge you to protect American […]
June 29, 2020

Thomas Glessner in Breitbart: “Chief Justice John Roberts Joins Liberals in Striking Down Abortion Safety Law”

“National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President Thomas Glessner also said in a statement, ‘Women seeking abortions have the same right to competent and quality care as patients involved in other surgical procedures. This ruling allows the loophole enjoyed by abortionists to remain open at the expense of the women the abortion industry claims to serve. All states, including Louisiana, have an interest in regulating abortion and a duty to protect women,’ he said. […]
June 29, 2020

Thomas Glessner in PJ Media: “BREAKING: Supreme Court Puts Abortion Industry Ahead of the Health and Safety of Women”

“‘Women seeking abortions have the same right to competent and quality care as patients involved in other surgical procedures. This ruling allows the loophole enjoyed by abortionists to remain open at the expense of the women the abortion industry claims to serve,’ Thomas Glessner, president and founder of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA), said in a statement. ‘All states, including Louisiana, have an interest in regulating abortion and a duty to […]