A campaign is under way to get out the pro-life youth vote.
for Life President Kristan Hawkins tells OneNewsNow people
often discount young people when it comes to elections.
"But the study we did this summer
showed that young people are planning to vote this election," she
notes. "They're paying attention to these issues, and they're split
on the issue of abortion. But when they're told about the horrific
practice of infanticide, we were actually able to change a lot of
their minds on how they were planning to vote."
So, Students for Life has launched its I Vote
Pro-Life First initiative to educate 300,000 voters or
"We're going to college campuses, registering students to vote,
asking them to sign a pledge to always consider abortion first and
foremost when deciding who to vote for," Hawkins explains. "And
then we're going to be activating them in October to get out the
pro-life vote this November."
Though Students for Life will be focusing on nine major
universities in four swing states, there will be major efforts in
each state of the union, so any college campus can be part of the