Press Releases and Statements

  • Hawaii Bully Bill Media Statement: Crackdown on Pro-Life Free Speech Will Be Fought in Court
    Thursday, April 13, 2017 With a new measure which aggressively targets pro-life pregnancy centers passing the house vote in the state of Hawaii this week, the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) president, Thomas Glessner, J.D., has issued the following statement: “State sponsored anti-life activists are so in love with abortion that they want to suppress the free speech rights of pro-life pregnancy centers in Hawaii and force them to become abortion referral agencies. They […]
  • Supreme Court Appeal Media Statement: “California FACT Act” Must Be Corrected
    The National Institutes of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its challenge to the California FACT Act. This law forces pro-life pregnancy resource centers to refer for abortions regardless of First Amendment rights to free speech and religious liberty, or the pro-life principles of center staffs and volunteers. NIFLA has filed this appeal in partnership with the Alliance Defending Freedom. NIFLA president Thomas Glessner, J.D. has released the following statement regarding this case: […]
  • CBO Media Statement: Planned Parenthood Kills Children, Must Be Defunded
    National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) president Thomas Glessner, J.D. has released this statement regarding the CBO report [cbo.gov] and examining the possibilities of defunding of Planned Parenthood: “Planned Parenthood should be defunded because its business is based upon killing unborn children. Beyond any and all other reasons, defunding should take place for this reason. Furthermore, many of the contraceptives provided by Planned Parenthood double as abortion-inducing drugs and devices — meaning that pregnancies are […]
  • Hawaii “Bully Bill” Media Statement
    National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) president Thomas Glessner, J.D. has condemned the Hawaii State Senate’s passage of Hawaii SB501 “Bully Bill” legislature which forces pro-life outlets — even those located in churches — to refer for abortion. “The Hawaii State Senate has tragically joined with California and Illinois to force pro-life pregnancy resource centers to become abortion referral agencies. The Hawaii effort to suppress free speech is especially concerning because one of the state’s […]
  • National Pro-life Leader Thomas Glessner Applauds Gosnell Verdict
    Contact: Thomas A. Glessner, National Institute of Family & Life Advocates, 540-847-9140 FREDERICKSBURG, Va., May 14, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — Thomas A. Glessner, J.D., president of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA), a network of more than 1,250 pro-life pregnancy resource centers and medical clinics, issued the following statement applauding the jury verdict in the Gosnell murder trial. Read the entire Press Release here:  http://www.christiannewswire.com/news/1687272085.html About the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) NIFLA […]