(Click here to sign up for these email updates.)
Monica has finished her series of interviews with sidewalk counselors. This June three of them were published on the Secular Pro-Life Perspectives blog. You can find them here, here and here.
This June we were all keeping our sights on the court with the recent June Medical vs. Russo decision, a case on a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic.
Secular Pro-Life admin Terrisa Bukovniac was on the front lines this month, joining others like our friends at Rehumanize International in protesting the lax regulations surrounding abortion that lead to women maimed and killed.
Terrisa with her iconic bullhorn
We gained 137 new followers, bringing us to 11,910 total. We sent 96 tweets, which were viewed 204,900 times. One of the most viewed tweets was on our initial reaction to the June Medical vs. Russo ruling:
On to the next fight...
In June we gained 164 followers, bringing us to 32,982 total. Our content was viewed over 295,666 times, including 10,132 views of one of our SPL volunteers, Gina, and her son 9 months from conception and 9 months from birth.
Still a human being throughout!
Our three most-read blog posts for June, in increasing order:
- The unlikely story of the pro-life author of "Reconsidering Fetal Pain" SPL Admin Monica details her interactions with one of the two authors of an academic paper, "Reconsidering Fetal Pain" and how his respectful relationship with a well-published pro-choice academic lead to them publishing this influential article.
- The pro-choice view survives on widespread ignorance of biology Monica talks about her experiences in debates with pro-choicers who bring up faulty biology to arrive at their position.
- A Supreme Court abortion decision is expected any day. Here's what you need to know. SPL president and lawyer Kelsey breaks down June Medical vs. Russo to the nuts and bolts, explaining what various outcomes could mean for the pro-life movement.
Thank you to our supporters
Thank you to those of you who donate to help support our work. SPL is run by a scant number of dedicated volunteers, and we would not be able to devote the time and energy without the help of donors like you.
If you like what we do and you want to see more, please consider donating: Paypal
If you don't use Paypal, you can also go to our Facebook page and click the blue "Donate" button under our cover photo on the right. If you would like your donation to be used for a specific need (e.g. travel costs, conference sponsorships, social media advertising, etc.) please email us (email@example.com) with your instructions. Just a reminder, if you see a post from us you really like on Facebook, you can also donate specifically to advertise it to a wider audience.
And if you haven't already, come find us on social media!