Press Releases and Statements

  • NIFLA Commends Abby Johnson for Defending Life at RNC
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: [email protected] National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President Thomas Glessner released the following statement regarding last night’s events at the Republican National Convention: “This week has been a breath of fresh air for all who value the sanctity of life. Unlike the Democrat’s anti-life platform, the Republican Party has chosen to maintain the most pro-life platform in generations for another four years. Last night, the Republican Party and the […]
  • NIFLA Applauds SCOTUS for Upholding Conscience Protections for Little Sisters of the Poor and Other Religious Objectors
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2020 Media Contact: [email protected] The following quote may be attributed to National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President and Founder Thomas Glessner regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decisions in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru:  “Today, the Supreme Court handed the pro-life movement two major victories for which we are grateful. The Court reiterated its previous ruling […]
  • SCOTUS June Medical Ruling Puts Abortion Industry Profits Before Patients
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2020 Media Contact: [email protected] The following quote may be attributed to National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President and Founder Thomas Glessner regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in June Medical Services v. Russo: “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 […]
  • NIFLA Applauds President Trump’s Executive Order Strengthening Child-Welfare Programs Nationwide
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2020 Media Contact: [email protected] The following quote may be attributed to National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President Thomas Glessner regarding President Donald Trump’s executive order aimed at strengthening child-welfare programs nationwide: “NIFLA envisions an America where all human life — born and unborn, regardless of infirmities, handicaps, age, gender or race — is protected under the law and cherished in the hearts of our citizens. However, we cannot […]
  • NIFLA Statement on Violence Following George Floyd’s Murder
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2020 Media Contact: [email protected] Thomas Glessner, President of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates, issued the following statement regarding the violent unrest and riots over the past few days following the unconscionable murder of George Floyd: “NIFLA is a pro-life organization that believes in the sanctity of human life, born and unborn. The outrageous murder of George Floyd is an affront to all who hold life sacred. Every […]
  • Planned Parenthood Steals Taxpayer Dollars, Government PPP Funds
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2020 Media Contact: [email protected] The following quote may be attributed to National Institute of Family and Life Advocates President Thomas Glessner regarding the attempts of the abortion industry to misappropriate taxpayer funds and pad its pockets in the midst of COVID-19.   “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 […]
  • 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 […]