Election Victory! Number of Pro-Life Women in the House Doubles

While we may still be facing uncertain election results, Students for Life and Students for Life Action will continue to fight for women and their preborn children. Fortunately, what is certain is that we’ll have pro-life women in the U.S. House of Representatives as our allies! While the amount of pick-up seats from pro-life candidates continues to be determined, it is clear that the amount of pro-life women doubled, to include at least fourteen women. This is in addition to the eleven pro-life women incumbents who won re-election.

Such a pro-life gain includes at least seven flips from Democratic to Republican races; six being pro-choice to pro-life flips. This significant pro-life victory cannot be underscored. The U.S. House of Representatives currently has a pro-choice majority, and may continue to have one for the incoming Congress, though it will be significantly less. Plans are already in play to repeal the Hyde Amendment, which Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi supports doing.

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