Today in League History

May 31, 1997

May 31, 1997—The International Socialist Organization hosts a “closed” rally in the Wicker Park neighborhood in Chicago to “defend abortion…

Abortion

May 30, 1985

May 30, 1985—Ms. Magazine highlights League director Joe Scheidler in a 25-page special on “enemies of choice” in the May-June…

Abortion

May 29, 1987

May 29, 1987—League Director Joe Scheidler invents the slogan, “Abortion: A baby can live without it,” recording it in his…

Abortion

May 28, 1994

May 28, 1994—Just days after pro-abortion President Bill Clinton signs into law the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act…

Abortion

May 27, 1984

May 27, 1984—After the League protests the flippant treatment of abortion in an episode of the NBC sitcom Buffalo Bill…

Abortion

May 26, 1984

May 26, 1984—The League conducts an “abortion clinic blitz,” entering ten Chicago abortuaries in a single morning to pass out…

Abortion

May 25, 1989

May 25, 1989—The League launches a boycott of Maxwell House Coffee for not only advertising on the pro-abortion TV movie…

Abortion

May 24, 1990

May 24, 1990—League staffer Andy Scholberg (pictured right) is rebuked by a federal judge for seeking to join an ongoing…

Law and Politics

May 23, 2000

May 23, 2000—League Director Joe Scheidler does a one-hour interview with Denise Coccialone on “Purely Pro-Life” about the League’s new…

Abortion

May 19, 1987

May 19, 1987—League Director Joe Scheidler and staffer Andy Scholberg fly to Salt Lake City, Utah, to protest the National…

Abortion