|Feminists for Life celebrates our last 19 years of accomplishments for women.
Judge for yourself how we continue the work of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
• July 7, 2014 - In our upcoming issue of The American Feminist entitled “A Crying Shame,” FFL explores the impact of shaming birthmothers, rape survivors, parents of large families, poor mothers, pregnant and parenting students, and those who were driven to abortion. A psychologist illuminates the important differences between guilt, fear and shame. We shame the shamers who hurt and sometimes kill women and children around the globe in the name of “honor.”
• October 17, 2013 – FFL announces our next steps to equip today’s legislators and tomorrow’s leaders with “Pro-Woman Answers to Pro-Choice Questions” including the so-called “hard cases”–and how you can speak up for the most vulnerable!
• July 17, 2013 – Hear FFL President Serrin Foster on NPR discussing late-term abortions–and refocusing the contentious debate on the unmet needs of women. Emmy Award-winning journalist Michel Martin hosts.
• July 16, 2013 — New series on conversion to pro-life feminism. Read and share the stories of a dozen women featured in The American Feminist entitled “Metamorphosis.”
· “You can’t let a snake into the house and think it won’t bite,” Rose Marie Jackson says about abortion in FFL’s most recent issue of The American Feminist, “Metamorphosis.” Read, share, and like Rose Marie’s story of conversion from an abortion rights feminist to a pro-life feminist.
· “My moral code does not allow for the relative value of human beings,” asserts Ellen Reich in FFL’s most recent issue of The American Feminist, “Metamorphosis.” Raised in a family that supported abortion, Ellen’s journey of conversion to pro-life (and still a feminist) is powerful and unique.
· Jewels Green, who was pressured into an abortion as a teen and subsequently worked in an abortion clinic for years before her “A-ha” moment made her realize that “children were now commodities to be created, bought, sold, or discarded at will –and I could no longer call myself pro-choice.” Read and share her powerful evolution to a Feminist for Life.
· Science “smacked” fence-sitter Marybeth Hagen into certainty as she saw her own child’s image on a sonogram. “The fragile life that I saw vial ultrasound astounded me and forever changed my views about abortion.” Maternal loss taught her more. Read and share Marybeth’s personal journey and welcome others to our movement!
· Kristen Hatten says “you can’t unlearn what you’ve learned. Information made me pro-life.” Read, like and share the story of this pro-life “New Wave Feminist” as revealed in FFL’s latest issue, “Metamorphosis.”
· Granddaughter of a suffragist, Maria Gallagher became a convert to pro-life feminism by asking herself “if I truly believed in the dignity of women, how could I deny the dignity of the woman in the womb? Did not that female child have just as much of a right to live as me? If I were that girl, wouldn’t I want adult women to fight for my rights?” Read and share her story.
· Read and share Aimee Murphy’s “Metamorphosis” to pro-life feminism: “The threat of violence helped me to recognize the value of every human life, and the importance of those voices that spoke out for the dignity of both woman and child.”
· Beatrice Fedor’s own experience made her a pro-life feminist: “I’ve heard my pro-choice sisters respond many times when recalling an abortion memory. ‘You don’t want to go there.’” Read, like and share her “Metamorphosis.”
· When birthmother Tricia Green became pregnant the second time, she had an abortion. Prompted by grief, she began her research and determined that “abortion is harmful for women and for babies.” Now she refuses to choose between women and children. Read, share and like Tricia’s story to show your support women who reconsider abortion.
· Questioning abortion led Sharon Long—a liberal–to become a “reluctant pro-lifer” and then an enthusiastic Feminist for Life. “Ultimately the root cause of abortion is alienation, which sociologists define as powerlessness.” Read, like and share Sharon’s conversion story.
· Carla Stream didn’t want an abortion, but she believed the lie we’ve all heard, “It’s just a bunch of cells.” The next time she was pregnant she welcomed it. But sadly, she miscarried and saw the baby with her own eyes, “This WASN’T ‘a bunch of cells’!” Encourage Carla and show you welcome women like her by liking, sharing her story of abortion recovery. As Carla explains, “There is hope. There is healing. You can find your joy again.”
• January 25, 2013 – Forty years after Roe attorney Sarah Weddington capitulated to inherently unfair practices against pregnant and parenting women, FFL President Serrin M. Foster reflects on the enormous price paid by women. Please share her opinion piece which was published by the Washington Examiner in anticipation of the March for Life in Washington DC.
• January 17, 2013 – Planned Parenthood not “pro-choice” anymore. Read FFL President Serrin Foster’s response to this and reflections on how abortion advocates betrayed women as we approach the fortieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton.
• January 14, 2013 – About the Hard Cases: Kathryn Jean Lopez, editor-at-large for National Review Online says: Feminists for Life have a thoughtful presentation on these issues in the latest issue of their American Feminist. Read her excerpt from FFL President Serrin Foster’s answer to “What about rape?”
• January 8, 2013 – Feminists for Life reveals a dozen Remarkable Pro-Life Women® who made exceptional choices when confronted by “hard cases” of rape, incest, life of the mother and fetal health issues.
• February 14, 2012 – For the love of Susan B. Anthony• January 27, 2012 – “Our body, our choice” still means the same thing: Our problem. Abortion is a reflection that our society has failed to meet the needs of women. Serrin M. Foster was interviewed for this Washington Times editorial, “Another Million Dead” by Anneke E. Green.
• January 23, 2012 – Listen to President Serrin M. Foster’s radio interview about feminism and abortion on “Issues, Etc.,” from St. Louis.
• September 22, 2011 – Statement by Feminists for Life of America submitted to the House Committee on Ways and Means to be included in the record of the Subcommittee on Human Resources September 8, 2011, hearing on “Improving Work and Other Welfare Reform Goals”
• April 1, 2011 – A college student staring at a positive pregnancy test has limited options. She likely has few financial resources and may find that her school offers scant help. Feminists for Life’s College Outreach Program Coordinator Chaunie Brusie says pregnant college students need support, not abortion.