One of the great strengths of Feminists for Life since our founding in 1972 has been the diversity of supporters attracted to our focused mission: to advocate practical resources and holistic support which address the unmet needs of pregnant women, parents, and birthparents.
Within our body of supporters, which includes people of many races, creeds, and levels of economic status, are volunteers who have served FFL as speakers and representatives—sharing their own experiences and influence to further this critical mission. Feminists for Life members and supporters hold to a broad spectrum of opinions regarding preconception and many other issues which are outside the scope of FFL’s own mission.
As a nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization, FFL has not attempted to control their beliefs, convictions or feelings about issues which are outside the scope of our mission. It is not our place as an organization to take positions on issues unrelated to our mission, nor to regulate the thoughts or speech of those who are numbered among our members and supporters who choose to express themselves as individuals on a particular issue.
The very fact that FFL supporters and speakers, as diverse a group as they are, can agree on our primary mission is itself a strong endorsement of its validity. FFL welcomes any and all who are committed to working alongside us in our shared mission to effectively put tangible resources to work and ensure that “Women Deserve Better®” is more than just a catchy phrase; it means women deserve practical resources and holistic support. We invite you to join us as we educate, energize, and empower the women we serve. Check out our significant accomplishments.
The early feminists enacted laws against abortion as consumer protection for women. FFL has never advocated prosecuting women seeking abortion, although we believe that women are capable of following the law. Why doesn’t the law hold accountable those who threaten or coerce a woman into an abortion by withholding financial resources and emotional support?
Abandonment is a powerful form of coercion. We should criminalize anyone who withholds child support, fires a woman from her job because she is pregnant, refuses to accommodate her pregnancy, expels her from school, or threatens violence—any act that forces her to choose between sacrificing her child and sacrificing her education, career plans, or safety from violence. We believe that we should hold responsible those who profit from women’s pain—especially the abortion industry.
Most importantly, we need to jump into hyperdrive to provide resources and solutions that will support women.
Feminists for Life advocates practical resources and support to address the unmet needs of pregnant women and parents. Preconception issues are outside FFL’s mission. Feminists for Life members and supporters hold a broad spectrum of opinions regarding preconception issues, and FFL welcomes anyone committed to working alongside us in our shared mission.
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Feminists for Life is a nonsectarian organization and welcomes all people, regardless of religious beliefs or lack thereof.
No. Feminists for Life is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization that does not endorse, support, or promote candidates of any party. FFL does not support any political party, and is not affiliated with any political action committees (PACs).
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