Abortion is a reflection that our society has failed to meet the needs of women. Feminists for Life is dedicated to systematically eliminating the root causes that drive women to abortionprimarily lack of practical resources and support-through holistic, womancentered solutions. Women deserve better than abortion.
FFL continues the tradition of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and other early American feminists who opposed abortion. FFL is a nonsectarian, nonpartisan, grassroots organization that seeks real solutions to the challenges women face. Our efforts are shaped by the core feminist values of nondiscrimination, nonviolence and justice for all.
Feminists for Life President Serrin Foster's landmark speech "The Feminist Case Against Abortion," was included in the anthology Women's Rights in the series "Great Speeches in History."
One half of women who seek abortions are college age. Feminists for Life is redirecting the hottest debate on campus.
The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Pregnant and Parenting Student Services Act would support "the rest of the choices" through resources for pregnant students and help 4.5 million parenting students.
Feminists for Life was the only pro-life organization to actively work
in a coalition with women's organizations to pass the Violence
Against Women Act. The American Feminist examines "Victory
over Violence." (Register here to read
The American Feminist free.)
C-SPAN aired live coverage of Feminists for Life President Serrin Foster as she testified before US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee in support of Laci and Connor's Law, on the topic of violence against pregnant women.
When a Catholic school fired an unmarried pregnant teacher, FFL President Serrin Foster spoke out on ABC World News Tonight.
FFL joined the ACLU in a lawsuit when teen moms were barred from National Teen Honor Society.
FFL successfully advocated health care for pregnant women who are poorincluding the working poorthrough the state child health care insurance program.
When John Roberts, husband of FFL's attorney Jane Sullivan Roberts, was nominated to the Supreme Court, Feminists for Life received positive coverage from the mainstream press - find out why.
Two-Time Emmy winner, New York Times best-selling author and FFL's Honorary Chair Patricia Heaton says, "Women facing an unplanned pregnancy also deserve unplanned joy." Actor and Co-Chair Margaret Colin urged Congress to "remember the woman."
These efforts and more were possible because people like you cared enough to advocate on behalf of others.
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