This January, join with 100’s of attendees from around Texas to learn from experts about the Pro-Life issues facing our culture today.
Matt Walsh is a popular writer, blogger, and speaker. His columns on The Daily Wire are read by millions each month. Matt is well known for his controversial and provocative insights into culture, politics, and religion. He lives outside of Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and two children.
James Steward is from West Texas, and graduated from Texas A&M in ’88 with a degree in Agricultural Economics. He is a certified Biblical Counselor, and after years of running a women’s shelter in Guatemala, he has returned to living in West Texas. Between working his ranch in Voss and traveling the state showing custom leather boots, he enjoys speaking to students about post-abortion recovery.
Kristan Hawkins is a Christian, wife, mother, grassroots activist, author, speaker, Podcast host and a human rights advocate. President of Students for Life of America and Students for Life Action, she was recruited in 2006 to launch Students for Life of America’s full-time operation. Since then, she has built up a small organization made up of a few dozen student groups scattered around the country to a coordinated national team that serves 1,200+ Students for Life chapters in all fifty states and has trained over 100,000 young people. Under her leadership, Students for Life exists to abolish abortion by transforming our culture by recruiting, training, and mobilizing this pro-life generation, who are the direct targets of today’s abortion industry. No entity has more mind-changing conversations about abortion, on-campus or online, everyday than Students for Life. A frequent speaker and media analyst, Kristan’s expertise includes abortion, feminism, disability advocacy and healthcare, as she navigates the social conditions and public policy that impacts the human rights issue of our day.
John Seago has worked at Texas Right to Life for ten years; he serves as the Legislative Director. He leads the research, writing, and lobbying for state Pro-Life policies in the Texas State Legislature. He earned a Bachelor in Philosophy and Biblical Studies from Southeastern College at Wake Forest, North Carolina. He studied philosophy at the University of Dallas for several years and received a Master’s in Bioethics from Trinity International University in Chicago. John now lives in Austin with his wife, Brandy, and two children.
Toni McFadden serves as Students for Life of America’s Minority Outreach and Healthy Relationships Director. She is an international speaker on the topic of abortion and healthy relationships. Toni is the founder of the program Relationships Matter which seeks to educate the youth on the degradation of sex in our culture while equipping them to walk out healthy relationships to not only protect themselves but honor their spouse in the future. She openly shares the power of overcoming her own past and setting a new foundation for herself. Her goal is to educate and expose the lies of abortion by sharing her personal story of having an abortion herself.
Toni has been married to her wonderful husband Kris McFadden for 11 years and they have 4 beautiful children.
Dr. William Stigall
William Stigall, MD, MA is a Pediatric Critical Care Physician and Bioethicist. He graduated with a BBA from UT-Austin and a MD from UT-Southwestern in Dallas. He continued medical training in at UT-Southwestern for Pediatric Residency, Chief Residency, and Critical Care Fellowship. He completed an additional Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix.
During residency and fellowship, Dr. Stigall obtained a Master's in Philosophy from the University of Dallas. He has been a member and chair of multiple bioethics committees and has taught bioethics at the University of Dallas since 2012. His philosophical interests include the interaction of mind and body, the social nature of man, and philosophy of medicine.
He is a Pediatric Intensivist at Cook Children’s Medical Center and is Medical Director of Cook’s Human Research Protection Program. He serves on the Board of Directors for the American College of Pediatricians and has spoken locally and nationally on the biopsychosocial effects of contraception and oxytocin, the practice of medicine as an Aristotelian art, and the Hippocratic Oath
among other topics.
Dr. Stigall and his wife, Kathryn, were married in 2001, serendipitously on the feast day of the nativity of Our Lady. They are converts to Catholicism and came into the Church Easter of 2004. They have been blessed with 3 sons: John, 15, James, 5, and Peter, 4. John, James, and Peter are living proof that man’s soul is rational from its very beginnings and that goodness has infinite variety.
The Stigall family enjoys reading, travel, running, tennis, and any excuse to get outdoors.
John McNamara, a licensed Texas attorney, has served as Executive Director of Texas Pregnancy Care Network since 2012. A lawyer with an M.B.A., John has over twenty-five years of experience practicing law and advising businesses and non-profit organizations. Throughout his career, John has served on various non-profit boards of directors, taught high school English in the Bronx, and participated in various homeless outreach efforts. He is married and has four boys ranging in age from 8 to 29.
The Bush Family
Ginger Bush has spent her entire career in the medical field, starting out as a medical lab technologist. She is currently a registered nurse working in surgical services. Ginger has been married to her husband, Tim, for 30 years and loves spending time with her three daughters and five grandchildren.
Hilary Duncan is mother to two children, Madison and Gavin, and currently resides in the Dallas area. She works in accounting for a law firm and volunteers in animal rescue.
Natalie Davis is a mother, wife, and business owner from Rockwall, TX. She strives to be the best version of herself while seeking God’s will and thrives in His unconditional love.
Rachel Bush was born and raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and was involved in Pro-Life activities from a young age. Rachel learned members of her family had chosen abortion, adoption, and parenting in the wake of unplanned pregnancies and could see that the Life-giving options gave hope while the abortion experience only provided pain. Rachel chose to devote her life to bringing about an increased respect for human Life. While studying journalism at the University of Texas, Rachel was accepted into the Dr. Joseph Graham Fellowship with Texas Right to Life and helped establish the campus Pro-Life club. Following graduation in 2014, Rachel was hired by Texas Right to Life to mentor students in the Dr. Joseph Graham Fellowship as they work to teach their peers and their community the importance of protecting innocent human life from conception to natural death.
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