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Rebecca Kiessling

(speaks Spanish and English)
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Pro-Life Work

Pro-Life Speaker and Adoption Speaker since 1995— Right to Life and crisis pregnancy center
fundraisers, rallies, churches, high schools, universities, women’s conferences, attorney conferences, adoption events, etc., throughout the U.S., Canada, Ireland, Scotland, Belgium and Mexico


Founder and President of Save The 1 —– a global pro-life organization with a network of nearly 900 conceived in rape and mothers who became pregnant by rape, as well as hundreds told by doctors to abort.  Save The 1 specializes in defending the so-called "hard cases" in the abortion debate through their personal stories, as well as advocacy for disabled newborns and the protection of rape victims and their children from the rapist having parental rights.


Served as vice-chair of a crisis pregnancy center for two years and on the advisory board of Michigan Nurses for Life  *Currently serves on the Advisory Board of Crossroads Pregnancy Center


Rebecca Kiessling has been an international pro-life speaker and adoption speaker since 1995, speaking for various pro-life organizations, including right to life groups, crisis pregnancy center fundraisers, 40 Days for Life events, rallies, churches, high schools, universities, Students for Life, women’s conferences, attorney conferences, adoption events, etc., throughout North America, Europe and Latin America speaking about 75 times/year.

Politically influential, she changed the heart of Gov. Rick Perry during his presidential campaign, as well as Newt Gingrich, and many legislators across the U.S., Canada and Europe. She’s helped pregnant rape victims all around the world to choose life for their children.

She’s also an attorney, and mother of 5 (two oldest are adopted,) lost 2 additional babies to miscarriage, and her 33 day old adopted daughter Cassie, who was born with special needs.

Rebecca was interviewed by one of her personal heroes, Dr. James Dobson, on his Family Talk radio program with four other members of Save The 1.

She appeared in the following documentary films: The Citizens United film, “The Gift of Life with Gov. Mike Huckabee,” the “40” film, “Conceived in Rape: From Worthless to Priceless,” “Except in Cases of Rape? 12 Stories of Survival,” and “Conceived in Rape and Other Exceptions.” Rebecca has appeared on Fox’s Huckabee (which has the clip of Gov. Rick Perry), CNN’s Piers Morgan debating Gloria Allred, CBN’s 700 Club, Catholic TV’s “This is the Day,” ABC’s Good Morning America, EWTN’s Life on the Rock and Defending Life with Fr. Frank Pavone, “Facing Life Head On,” as well as the nationally-syndicated tv program “Extra.” Her story has been featured in Glamour Magazine and Marie Claire Magazine.

Rebecca is the National Spokeswoman for and Executive Committee 

She’s also the poster child for Feminists for Life’s ad, “Did I Deserve the Death Penalty,” author of the Heritage House ’76 pamphlet “Conceived in Rape: A Story of Hope,” and the writer of, and subject of, numerous articles and blogs on LifeNews and Lifesitenews.

Travels From Michigan

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