Media outlets ran a sustained attack on the prolife movement using misleading video of a high school student at the national March for Life in January. Efforts to engage the media with retractions or apologies were unsuccessful.
In the early months of 2019, New York and Virginia passed shocking new permissive abortion laws, in preparation for the U.S. Supreme Court potentially overturning Roe v. Wade. During the same time, the prolife movie Unplanned was a box office success.
RLM led a fifth petition drive for citizen-initiated legislation to ban late-term dismemberment abortions. We submitted 379,418 signatures in December, persevering through many significant hurdles.