Press Releases and Statements

  • Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers Respond to COVID-19 and Planned Parenthood: We Are Essential
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2020 Media Contact: [email protected] The following quote may be attributed to National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President Thomas Glessner regarding the continued attempts of the abortion industry to exploit the coronavirus in order to enforce its political agenda. “As Planned Parenthood and abortion industry advocates sue to keep their doors open for elective abortions, pro-life pregnancy centers and medical clinics continue to provide life-saving services to women and […]
  • NIFLA Statement on Schumer Supreme Court Comments
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2020Media Contact: [email protected] The following quote may be attributed to National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President Thomas Glessner regarding recent Supreme Court comments from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.: “The Supreme Court has stated in the past that men and women of good will can disagree on the contentious issue of abortion. However, Schumer’s comments threatening Supreme Court justices if they do not vote his way on […]
  • NIFLA Statement on President Trump’s Proclamation of National Sanctity of Life Day
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2020Media Contact: [email protected] The following quote may be attributed to National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President and Founder Thomas Glessner regarding President Trump’s Proclamation of National Sanctity of Life Day: “For nearly 30 years NIFLA has worked to create a culture where all life — born and unborn, regardless of infirmities, handicaps, age, or gender — is protected under the law and cherished in the hearts of the […]
  • SCOTUS Upholds Kentucky Ultrasound Law
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 9, 2019 Media Contact: [email protected] The following quote may be attributed to National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President and Founder Thomas Glessner regarding Monday’s SCOTUS decision not to hear a challenge to the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling requiring ultrasounds before abortion: “We applaud SCOTUS’ decision to uphold the Sixth Circuit’s ruling mandating that doctors show the child in the womb using ultrasound as part of informed […]
  • Pregnancy Centers are the Connection Between Mothers Facing Unwanted Pregnancy and Millions Waiting to Adopt
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 2, 2019 Media Contact: Blake Gober [email protected] The following quote may be attributed to National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President and Founder Thomas Glessner regarding the scroll of nearly 250,000 names from The Moral Outcry petition unfurled before the Supreme Court during yesterday’s Oct. 1 live rally. “In Roe v. Wade the Supreme Court said, ‘We need not resolve the difficult question of when life begins.’ However, that question […]
  • President Trump, NIFLA and ADF Honor First Anniversary of Supreme Court NIFLA v. Becerra Decision
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2019 Media Contact: Blake Gober [email protected] The following quote may be attributed to National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President and Founder Thomas Glessner regarding the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in NIFLA v. Becerra, which President Trump commemorated as part of a speech Wednesday in Washington, D.C.: “One year ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the free speech rights of pro-life […]
  • NIFLA Statement on the Failure of Connecticut House Bill 7070
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Blake Gober [email protected] Following the failure of House Bill 7070 to pass the State Senate NIFLA released the following statement: “NIFLA is grateful that the Connecticut State Senate did not pass the clearly unconstitutional HB 7070. Mothers facing unexpected pregnancies should have a safe haven to review all of their options rather than a place that profits from their choices. Pregnancy center clients regularly express overwhelming gratitude because they receive the […]
  • Press Release: NIFLA Celebrates Life, One Year After Landmark Supreme Court Victory
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Blake Gober [email protected] “The Legal Landscape has Completely Changed” May 23, 2019—VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.—America’s pro-life leaders, women’s advocates and Christian voices assembled in Virginia Beach on Wednesday to celebrate the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates’ groundbreaking Supreme Court victory in NIFLA v. Becerra one year ago. “We have arrived at a pivotal moment for the pro-life movement and the culture war for the very soul of our nation. […]
  • NIFLA: Connecticut Should Consider the Costs of Pro-Abortion Legislation HB 7070
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Blake Gober [email protected] NIFLA Calls on Connecticut Legislature to Vote Against House Bill 7070 Ahead of an expected vote on House Bill 7070 the President of NIFLA, Thomas Glessner, and the Vice President of Legal Affairs, Anne O’Connor, released the following statements: “In light of NIFLA’s landmark victory in NIFLA v. Becerra last year, HB 7070 is clearly unconstitutional. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the government does not have the right […]
  • NIFLA, Pro-Life Organizations Issue Supreme Court Brief for Medical and Pregnancy Center Groups Supporting Ultrasound for Women
    Friday March 8, 2019 An amicus brief was filed with the Supreme Court this week by Americans United for Life in partnership with thousands of pro-life pregnancy centers affiliated with National Institute of Family and Life Advocates—or NIFLA—as well as Care Net and Heartbeat International. In addition, the brief included thousands of physicians and other healthcare professionals represented by the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American College of Pediatricians, and the Christian […]