NIFLA in the News

June 29, 2020

NIFLA Spokeswoman Angie Thomas in The Daily Caller: “‘He’s A Disgrace’: Conservatives Turn On Chief Justice Roberts”

A spokeswoman at the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates accused SCOTUS of protecting the “practices of abortion providers at the expense of women’s wellbeing. Louisiana abortion providers have an alarming and dangerous record of substandard healthcare — including botched abortions and failure to satisfy basic sanitary requirements.” “Unfortunately, this ruling will allow the abortion industry to continue to put profits before patients,” said NIFLA attorney Angie Thomas. Read the full article in The […]
June 24, 2020

Thomas Glessner in Angelus: “Trump signs order to support work with faith groups on adoption”

“The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA)–which won a free speech case at the Supreme Court in 2018–also applauded the order. The group’s president Thomas Glessner stated on Wednesday that ‘we cannot talk about the end of abortion in America without mentioning adoption as a solution.'” Read the full article in Angelus.
June 8, 2020

Thomas Glessner and Angie Thomas in The Washington Examiner: “Supreme Court may change the future of abortion”

“The law in question is Louisiana’s Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, which requires abortion providers to hold admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their practice. The law closed a loophole that allowed abortionists to get around this requirement, even though it applied to all other doctors. The regulation passed with bipartisan support in 2014. As is the case with many regulations meant to protect the safety of women during an abortion, the abortion […]
May 22, 2020

NIFLA President Thomas Glessner in CBN News: “27 Senators Want Answers: How Did ‘Cash-Rich Abortion Giant’ Snag Small Business Aid?”

“National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President Thomas Glessner said Planned Parenthood is the last thing American taxpayers should have to fund.  ‘Over the past few months, abortion industry advocates have repeatedly harassed nonprofit pregnancy centers about whether or not they have the right to apply for COVID-19 government relief programs. Planned Parenthood also refused to cease abortion operations during the pandemic and continued to provide death-on-demand procedures that end the lives of innocent children […]
April 29, 2020

NIFLA on “Anti-abortion pregnancy centers adapt to new challenges, face increased demand during pandemic”

“Anti-abortion pregnancy centers are working to adapt during the fight against COVID-19 as social distancing restrictions are limiting access to health services and narrowing the window of time to receive them. That pressure has made unintended pregnancies more nerve-racking. “An unintended pregnancy is stressful anyway — you add a pandemic and economic collapse onto that, and it’s even worse for them,” said Leslie Salazar-Carrillo, CEO of Pathway Health Clinic in San Diego, California. The National Institute of Family and Life […]