Defending Human Life

Years ago, Mat Staver believed abortion was acceptable…

From the founding of Liberty Counsel in 1989, we have been unshakably dedicated to protecting and defending human life, from the moment of conception until natural death.

Liberty Counsel has filed numerous briefs to protect the unborn and to show the inherent value in human life. The first case Mat Staver argued before the United States Supreme Court in 1994 was in defense of pro-life sidewalk counselors.

We provide a pro-life website, LifeUnited, a collaboration of 8 single-minded but unique groups united to end abortion in America. With diligent effort and God’s help, we will see an end to abortion on demand in our lifetime.

Change starts with education, which are then reflected in laws that recognize the value of each person, no matter how small, powerless, poor, or old.

Join with us in the epic struggle for the unalienable right to life. 


Court Dismisses 14 of the 15 Counts Against Sandra Merritt

Today, the San Francisco Superior Court dismissed criminal counts 1-14 against Sandra “Susan” Merritt. The court ruled that counts 1-14 were legally insufficient. The state has the opportunity to amend if it can plead a more legally...

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Liberty Counsel Hosts Internships in Washington, D.C., VA, FL and Israel

Liberty Counsel is providing valuable experience through a variety of internship opportunities in Florida, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Israel. This summer, there are seven students who attend Liberty University Law School, two who attend...

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Harrisburg Abortion Center Closed After Ordinance Win

Two weeks after the Court of Appeals  ruled in favor  of Liberty Counsel’s pro-life clients in their lawsuit against a Harrisburg, PA ordinance which created buffer zones that silenced pro-life speech on public sidewalks around...

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Sandra Merritt Seeks Dismissal of Criminal Charges

Sandra ‘Susan’ Merritt has filed a  Motion to Dismiss  asking the San Francisco Superior Court to dismiss the politically-motivated criminal complaint brought against her by the State of California, because it is legally...

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Court Rules Against Harrisburg Abortion Law

Today, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals  ruled in favor  of Liberty Counsel’s pro-life clients, Colleen Reilly and Becky Biter, in their lawsuit against a Harrisburg ordinance which created unconstitutional buffer zones that...

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Texas House Gets Tough on Abortion

The Texas House voted 96-47 on Friday regarding legislation that bans the most common second-trimester abortion procedure and regulates how health care providers dispose of unborn baby body remains.

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