A Year for Life: The Top 5 Pro-Life Victories of 2018

2018 was certainly a year of victory for the pro-life movement. As the year draws to a close and we look back on what took place, pro-lifers across the country have cause for celebration. Here are 2018’s top five pro-life victories: 1.) Pro-abortion senators lose their seats in the midterms. A markedly positive outcome from the roller coaster of the 2018 midterms was the number of pro-abortion U.S. senators that lost their races. Politicians such as Senators Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) will not be returning to Congress in January, which is good news for the unborn. 2.)

Hawaii Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers Secure Important Court Victory

The pro-life movement had a major victory last week in an unexpected state: Hawaii. A federal judge struck down a recently passed Hawaii law that required pregnancy centers to notify their clients of state-funded “comprehensive family planning services.” This meant that pro-life pregnancy centers were required to give notification of programs offering abortions. “Hawaii’s pro-life, nonprofit pregnancy centers offer free practical resources, information, and emotional support to women — no matter what choices those women make,” stated Derald Skinner. Skinner is the president of “A Place for Women in Waipio,” one of the pregnancy centers involved in the case. The

The Supreme Court Slaps Down Coerced Speech

The Supreme Court released two 5-to-4 decisions this week that have serious First Amendment implications. In both decisions, the Court ruled against government coercing speech. In NIFLA v. Becerra, the Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision that California’s Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care, and Transparency (FACT) Act was likely constitutional and remanded the case back to the Ninth Circuit for reconsideration. This law passed by the California Legislature and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in 2015 was enacted to regulate crisis pregnancy centers, in particular, pro-life centers that offer pregnancy-related services. The FACT Act