It’s no secret that college campuses are breeding grounds for the culture of death . There are endless examples of this: There are endless examples of this:
- In October, 2016, at Marquette University, a pro-abortion advocate was filmed destroying a pro-life display;
- In 2010 at UW-La Crosse, a Cemetery of the Innocents was destroyed by unknown vandals;
- In 2008 at UW-Stevens Point, a member of the student government vandalized a pro-life display while shouting, “Since abortion is a right, you don’t have the right to challenge it!”
- In 2016, a Purdue University staffer called pro-lifers “vile…idiots” and threatened to rape pro-life women.
- In 2014, a professor at the University of California Santa Barbara was charged with assaulting pro-life students.
- Pro-abortion activists can throw as many temper tantrums as they want. Pro-life college students will not be deterred.
Through Life on Campus, Wisconsin Right to Life is providing pro-life college students in Wisconsin the tools they need to be the voice for life in a culture of death. In recent years our pro-life activities included: · Providing information on local pregnancy resource centers and abortion alternatives to school health clinics; · Posting information regarding abortion alternatives on campus; · Volunteering at as well as providing funding and other support for local pregnancy resource centers; · Offering babysitting services for students with children; · Hosting debates between pro-life and pro-abortion advocates; · Bringing pro-life speakers to their campuses, such as Sally Winn, Vice President of Feminists for Life of America; · Fun events, such as “Pro-Life Cupcake Day”; · Tabling events – tables set up with pro-life information to teach fellow students the truth about the life issues; · And more! There is no doubt that Life on Campus is making a positive difference on college campuses throughout Wisconsin! In 2016, Wisconsin Right to Life awarded thirteen Life on Campus grants in the amount of $1,500 at each campus, enabling students to be voices for life that transform the culture on their campuses.
There are many more Wisconsin colleges and universities that need Life on Campus. Learn what the requirements are to earn a Life on Campus grant here. To learn how you can obtain a grant, contact Doreen Shirek at (608) 547-4331 or DShirek@wrtl.org.