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Pregnant on Campus program brings support, aid to US colleges

  Written by Michelle Bauman of EWTN News For the past year, a nationwide initiative run by Students for Life has worked to offer hope, support and resources for college students faced with crisis pregnancies. The goal of the Pregnant on Campus initiative is to “provide a tangible resource for pregnant and parenting women on campus,” said Kristan Hawkins, executive
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Poll: 3 in 5 College Students Don’t Know Where to Turn in Unplanned Pregnancy

In a recent poll commissioned by SFLA, we found that fewer than two in five college aged adults knew where they could turn to for support should they or someone close to them decide against an abortion.  Even among women, who would presumably pay more attention to this sort of information, less than half know where to turn for support.  
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Protecting Pregnant Athletes

It’s not often that you hear the words “pregnant” and “athlete” in the same sentence. In 2007 ESPN aired a documentary about this “underground topic,” revealing the difficulties pregnant athletes face. (see http://sports.espn.go.com/ncaa/news/story?id=2865230) For many years, the challenges of pregnant athletes had been largely ignored, and in unfortunate cases, even made worse by a lack of support on college campuses
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Baby Changing Stations Play an Important Role on College Campus

A Guest Post by BabyChangingStation.com.   An important economic and cultural shift began in the United States in the late 1970s, which is that the dual-income model started replacing the traditional single-income model. In the old single-income era, the man in the household was the breadwinner who provided for the family financially while the woman was the homemaker who reared the
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Room at the Inn Serves Student Mothers

On Monday, July 16th the opening of an unprecedented resource for women will bring hope to many. Room at the Inn will be in operation as the first of its kind. This new residential facility at Belmont Abbey in Belmont, North Carolina will serve pregnant college women in order to allow them to give life to their babies while continuing
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Pregnancy Resources Save Lives

The following is a guest blog from Jon, our Pacific Northwest Regional Coordinator, on  the Pregnant on Campus Initiative. This year SFLA launched our Pregnant on Campus Initiative – a project that works to create a life affirming environment on college campuses through tangible resources for pregnant or parenting students. This semester in particular, I have seen a rise in these
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SFLA Study Reveals Planned Parenthood Targets College Students

Planned Parenthood is the undisputed leading abortion provider in the United States, performing over one-third of all the abortions done in the country last year. Various studies, including a 2011 Life Dynamics survey called, “Racial Targeting and Population Control,” have showed that Planned Parenthood, as well other independent abortion facilities in America, target both African American and Hispanic communities by
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Pregnant on Campus on EWTN’s Life on the Rock

Kristan Hawkins and Meghan Redmond were featured on last week’s Life on the Rock.  Meghan is the Founder and President of California State University at Sacramento Students for Life club and the inspiration behind the Pregnant on Campus Initiative. After working with Students for Life of America to start her new group in 2009, Meghan hit the ground running building
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2 More Babies Saved Through Campus Outreach!

12 weeks ago, Maria found herself pregnant at 19 years old, in her junior year in college, and very far away from any relatives or family. When Maria found the courage to tell her parents, who live in Peru, she found herself being pressured to have an abortion or be disowned from the family. Scared, confused and alone, Maria was
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April Pregnant on Campus Group of the Month

The April Pregnant on Campus Group of the month is Texas A&M’s SFL group – Pro Life Aggies. In March, they hosted a very successful 5K in order to raise funds for a scholarship for Pregnant and Parenting Students. They had over 300 people register and were able to raise enough money to fund scholarships for two pregnant and parenting
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