Entries for the 'Legal' Category
By: Michele D. Shoun
Plans for the September 9 walk were proceeding smoothly, and then Shelly Burkhart, executive director at HerChoice (formerly Bowling Green Pregnancy Services) experienced a moment of panic. A coworker had learned through social media that a local pro-choice group planned show up at the center to pro...
By: Darlene Pawlik
Pregnancy resource centers have a unique opportunity to fight the injustice of human trafficking. Most pregnancy centers have policy manuals that specify how volunteers and staff treat clients, guests and one another. They provide protocols to support women as they choose life in unplanned or crisis...
By: Rebecca Kiessling
Having been involved in pro-life ministry since 1995 (including serving on the board of one pregnancy center, on the advisory board of another, and speaking at dozens of PCC fundraisers every year) I feel I can be of help to centers in my area of expertise – rape, incest, and fetal abnormaliti...
By: Thomas Glessner
Another round of media attacks against Pregnancy Resource Centers (PRCs) is making its appearance via Al Jazeera media. It can be found at http://thecrisisproject.org/. In this "investigation," reporters went undercover to several PRCs and secretly videotaped counseling sessions. We encourage you to...
By: Thomas Glessner and Audrey Stout
There is a significant misunderstanding on the part of some pregnancy resource medical clinics (PRMCs) concerning what it means to be a medical clinic. NIFLA was founded in 1993 as the pioneer and visionary medical/legal organization advocating that PRCs become medical clinics. This move was prompte...
By: Christopher Gustafson
Why settle for mediocrity when your center could be excellent?
Recently completed, Deneutralized is a free comprehensive reference guide to not only starting and building pregnancy centers but also identifying and addressing obstacles to center success. This manual is an informative, inspirational,...
By: Dianne Pomon
No matter how successful our PCC ministries appear on the surface, it is wise as directors to reflect back on ministry activities and examine our actions as leaders as well as that of our board of directors. Do we reflect a biblical standard of ethics as we oversee our centers? Do we exhibit strong ...
By: Thomas Glessner
The last few years have brought forth intense legislative attacks against Pregnancy Resource Centers and Medical Clinics (PRCs/PRMCs). NIFLA has been deeply involved in these battles and has reported on them in detail in past issues of Legal Tips.
Legislation to curtail the operations of PRCs/PRMCs...