YMCA Kicks Out Pro-Life Students Attending Texas Abortion Debate
Students for Life of America brought in dozens of pro-life college students to join the Texas debate over late-term abortions that is drawing national attention. But when they went to the local YMCA, the youth agency kicked them to the curb.
SFLA had worked out an arrangement with the associate branch director of the Town Lake Branch of the Austin YMCA to use their showers for the week of the ‚ÄėStudents #Stand4Life Bus Tour.‚Äô Previously, YMCA management had indicated everything was working out great, but certain orange-shirted members of the club said that it was ‚Äútoo political‚ÄĚ to have pro-lifers in the showers ‚ÄĒ and pressured management to give the students the boot.
‚ÄúWe had absolutely no problems on Monday night when we used their facilities.The YMCA management was respectful, but some angry pro-abortion activists were being very aggressive with YMCA staff members and the staff said they felt...