is a recent graduate of Columbia Law School and lives in New York City. She is also director of EXPECT, the Human Life Review’s new initiative for young professionals and college students, which co sponsored the New Wave Feminist event in New York City on May 19, and has several more events planned for Fall 2016 and beyond.


Consistent Life Ethic Conference: John Carr Gives a Call to Action

  “End war, end racism, end poverty, end abortion, end euthanasia, end the death penalty”—this exhortation permeated Consistent Life Ethic’s annual conference last weekend in Philadelphia. CLE is a growing movement with well-known supporters like Martin Sheen, Dorothy...
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Student Conference and D.C. Highlight Attack on the “Do No Harm” Principle

  Students for Life of America (SFLA) held its annual Northeast Leadership Summit in November, providing leadership training for college pro-life groups. One of the speakers was Edward Mechmann, an attorney who is Director of Public Policy for the Archdiocese of New York....
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Chemical Abortions on the Rise among U.S. Women

  According to a recent report by Reuters, abortion in America has reached a new turning point: Nearly half—43 percent—of abortions at Planned Parenthood clinics are now medication-induced rather than surgical procedures. It’s a sharp increase since 2010, when Planned...
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Transcending Partisan Politics: EXPECT Holds First University Panel Discussion

  On October 5th, EXPECT, the Human Life Foundation’s new initiative for college students and young professionals, co-sponsored a panel discussion with Columbia University Right to Life on “Transcending Partisan Politics in the Pro-Life Movement.” We had a strong turnout on...
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The Power of Women: 2016 Pro-Life Women’s Conference

The first ever pro-life women’s conference took place on the weekend of June 24-26 in Dallas. Hosted by activist Abby Johnson of And Then There Were None, the conference attracted women from all over the country eager to hear from female leaders and connect with one another. Over...
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Why I Want to Hear the New Wave Feminists Speak

Why I Want to Hear the New Wave Feminists Speak Ifeoma Anunkor   Next Thursday, May 19, the New Wave Feminists are coming to New York City for the first time. These dynamic young women travel the country—headlining rallies, visiting college campuses—to deliver the inspiring...
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GOOD NEWS TO USHER IN SPRING IN THE BIG APPLE

  On March 30, after more than four years, a civil case brought by three pregnancy care centers against New York City was settled in the centers’ favor. The case, Pregnancy Care Center of NY v. City of New York, was brought in response to Local Law 17, which then Mayor...
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ABC’s Scandal: Kerry Washington’s “Olivia Pope” Aborts for Planned Parenthood

  Yes, I was one of those people who kept abreast on Scandal episodes. Saw some, missed some. Scandal is a political thriller that follows the career and personal life of Olivia Pope, a Washington, D.C. “fixer.” She runs a crisis management firm that protects the public...
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Poverty and the Irony of Choice

  In my experience as a volunteer crisis pregnancy counselor, I have become aware of this irony: Most women who are supposedly exercising their “right to choose” want an abortion because they feel they have no other option. For instance, one woman I spoke with was afraid to...
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Let’s Encourage Political Discussion

In early September, I was in an elevator heading up to Expectant Mother Care, a crisis pregnancy center strategically located a few floors above a Planned Parenthood clinic in New York City. There were eight of us in the elevator, seven blacks, five of them women, including me....
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