Kristan Hawkins is the President of Students for Life of America, the nation’s largest pro-life youth organization with over 700 groups nationwide.

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October 29, 2015, 3:01 PM EDT
Humor is a good thing to use in awkward situations. It helps to break the ice, relax the conversation and open up hearts and minds. Having a good sense of humor is helpful for de-stressing, which is why Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel and Ellen DeGeneres all have had great careers. Making people laugh is good business. But what would attendees at an exclusive conference of abortionists have to laugh at? Their job is to end lives of tiny little humans. Do they have anything to laugh about? Indeed they do.
August 28, 2015, 10:28 AM EDT
Sixty years ago today, 14-year-old Emmett Till's life was tragically taken. Till was a boy from Chicago who was brutally murdered in Mississippi for allegedly whistling at a white woman. Emmett's killers were acquitted of the crime, which left the nation reeling. His brutal death at the hands of racists revealed a world where Jim Crow laws, segregation and hatred existed.
April 23, 2015, 1:44 PM EDT
High school students have so much to contend with in today’s world that can zap their passions, lower their self-esteem, and force them to back away from their convictions. So seeing young students rise up to face a hostile school administration for censorship and discrimination is quite unbelievable, and very brave. Three high school students – two in Fargo, North Dakota and one in Hampton, Iowa – right now, are publicly challenging their school administrations for deliberately censoring their Students for Life clubs and denying them their right to exist as school-based clubs because the abortion issue is “too controversial.” But their stories are only the tip of the iceberg.
January 30, 2015, 3:56 PM EST
Changing the culture to become a Culture of Life instead of one that devalues life is a challenge. Change has to happen in homes, on college and high school campuses, in the media, in work places and in government. Laws have to change to protect the most innocent among us – the preborn. Voting pro-life matters, and legislators who run on the pro-life message have an obligation to uphold those values when it comes to actually casting their votes.
April 11, 2014, 11:27 AM EDT
What do you get when the state of Oregon, Planned Parenthood, and pharmaceutical companies that produce contraceptives get in bed together? The Seaside Adolescent Sexuality Conference (ASC).
July 7, 2013, 8:55 PM EDT
Today, Students for Life of America (SFLA) launched the "Students #Stand4Life Bus Tour" to Austin, Texas, for the conclusion of the special session of the Texas legislature.
July 1, 2013, 4:54 PM EDT
Organizing for Action sent out an email on Thursday asking readers to "stand up for women in Texas." But what was she asking email subscribers to stand up FOR?
June 27, 2013, 11:33 AM EDT
Why don't pro-lifers bus in by the dozens when state legislatures are debating crucial bills that will save lives?
June 12, 2013, 12:53 PM EDT
Pres. Obama is waging a War on Girls by allowing young children to get Plan B without a physician or parent's care or knowledge. Plan B does NOT reduce abortion rates, but it does increase a whole host of dangerous risks.
May 10, 2013, 2:19 PM EDT
Boston College just made the shocking announcement that Ireland's first pro-abortion Prime Minister, Enda Kenny, will be their commencement speaker and receive an honorary degree from the school.
January 23, 2013, 6:18 PM EST
Forty years ago, seven men on the Supreme Court decided in favor of a case presented to them from a 27-year-old unknown, post-abortive lawyer, Sarah Weddington. That case was Roe v. Wade, and along with its companion Doe v. Bolton, it legalized abortion in all 9 months of pregnancy, for any reason, in the United States.
January 23, 2013, 1:34 PM EST
The undeniable fact is that nearly a third of my generation is missing. We are missing brothers, sisters, cousins, friends, husbands and wives.
May 9, 2012, 5:01 PM EDT
Last week, pro-life groups at the University of Washington-Seattle hosted former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson to speak on their notoriously secular campus. It was controversial to say the least.
April 5, 2012, 4:09 PM EDT
What is truly unprecedented is Obamacare, not the fact that the Supreme Court may overturn the law.
February 6, 2012, 5:55 PM EST
The Komen Foundation unfortunately found out what happens when you cross the largest provider of abortions in the nation.
January 5, 2010, 3:54 PM EST
In the coming weeks we will watch as the House and Senate health care bills are somehow reconciled into one piece of legislation—and abortion will be right in the middle of that debate.