NIFLA in the News

July 16, 2019

Thomas Glessner in Townhall: “NIFLA v. Becerra: One Year Later, Still the Most Significant Abortion SCOTUS Case in Decades”

“Last week during the debates, almost every Democratic candidate brought up the issue of abortion and the Supreme Court. Over the past few years, only one SCOTUS case dealt with abortion: NIFLA v. Becerra.  It’s now been one year since the Supreme Court announced their landmark ruling in favor of the free speech rights of pro-life pregnancy centers and all Americans. It comes as no surprise that President Trump touched on the significance of this […]
April 12, 2019

Thomas Glessner: Dare to see ‘Unplanned’ – it could change your life

OPINION  By Thomas A. Glessner Fox News Planned Parenthood has long proclaimed itself to be a pro-woman medical provider of comprehensive health care services to women. It claims that it merely helps women and couples plan their families by educating them about their “reproductive choices.” Read more at Fox News: https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/thomas-glessner-dare-to-see-unplanned-it-could-change-your-life
August 2, 2018

Supreme Court sides with pro-life pregnancy centers in victory for free speech

USA TODAY Published NIFLA President Thomas Glessner on June 26, 2018 No one would require Alcoholics Anonymous to promote liquor stores. Pro-life clinics deserve the same respect. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP) The Supreme Court of the U.S. has issued a monumental decision preserving the fundamental constitutional liberty of free speech for all Americans. The decision in NIFLA v. Becerra is a stark rebuke to the state of California’s attempt to restrict free speech rights. The Court’s decision protects […]
March 23, 2018
NIFLA v. Becerra Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, a case concerning California’s abortion disclosure law and free speech.
March 20, 2018
I didn’t realize I was looking for a sign.  I stood in disbelief, staring down at a positive pregnancy test. Within moments, the emotions came flooding in. Terror. Shame. Despair. I was 19, with my whole life ahead of me. This was not part of the plan. I kept thinking of my family and friends. What if they all abandoned me? How would I support a baby?