Secular Pro-Life June Recap
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.
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:
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.
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.
We already have several guest blog posts scheduled for July! Guest posts help us cover a more diverse range of perspectives, topics, and experiences. If you have an idea for a piece you’d like to submit, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss.
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