Leading the conversation on life

A nationally-respected thought leader, Brian Westbrook, Executive Director of Coalition Life, travels the country sharing his knowledge and expertise to inspire, inform and equip the next generation of pro-life leaders. Brian has spoken to thousands of people in live events and workshops throughout the United States and has been featured in local, national and international media.

Recent Interviews

Brian Westbrook has been featured in The New York Times’ The Daily Podcast, The Heritage Foundation’s The Daily Signal Podcast, Epoch TV’s Larry Elder Show, NPR, American Family News, Live Action News, LifeSiteNews.com, NBC, CBS, FOX, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, LifeNews.com and numerous radio and regional news publications.
The Daily Signal “Overturning Roe Has Made the Battle to Protect Life Harder” 04/20/23
The Annie Frey Show, 97.1 FM Talk “St. Louis prepares for The March on The Arch” 04/17/23
The Christian Science Monitor“Court pushed abortion back to the states. It isn’t staying there.” 04/10/23
Live Action News“Sidewalk counselors assaulted in two separate incidents in Illinois” 03/03/23
American Family News “Attacks against pro-lifers on the rise” 02/17/23
LifeNews.com“Planned Parenthood Staffer Faces Charges for Assaulting Pro-Life Advocate” 02/08/23
KSDK Channel 5 St. Louis (NBC) “Roe v. Wade 50th Anniversary: Abortion supporters and opponents reflect on what would have been” 01/22/23
KMOV Channel 4 St. Louis (CBS)“Missouri Faith Leaders File Lawsuit Against Missouri Ban on Abortions” 01/18/23
KFVS News Channel 12 Heartland (CBS) “Carbondale leaders change ordinance to restrict protestors from approaching abortion clinic visitors” 01/10/23
KSDK Channel 5 St. Louis (NBC)“Planned Parenthood will open mobile abortion clinic to meet patients” 10/03/22
St. Louis On The Air, NPR“Anti-abortion organizers prepare for post-Roe realities in Missouri and Illinois” 07/22/22
The Daily Podcast, The New York Times “A Post-Roe America, Part 1: The Anti-Abortion Activists” 05/06/22

Published Articles

An active and unapologetic voice for life, Brian Westbrook’s thought leadership articles have appeared in print publications to counter the abortion industry’s misinformation and to inspire and motivate pro-life supporters.
Moberly Monitor-Index“Letter to the Editor: Response to Colleen McNicholas Op-Ed” 03/06/23

Speaking Engagements

Speaking to thousands of pro-life people each year, Brian Westbrook inspires and informs audiences with his expertise in sidewalk counseling, his frontline experience from more than a decade of pro-life work, and his visionary outlook on the real work of saving lives and changing hearts and minds. His past speaking engagements include:
Protect Pregnancy Resource Centers Rally to Oppose SB 1909, 04/26/23 sponsored by Illinois Right to Life
Churches for Life Summit, St. Louis, Mo. “Ultimate Victory in the Pro-Life Movement” 03/18/23
Ascension Parish Mission, Chesterfield, Mo. 03/02/23 – “How to Speak About Pro-Life Issues with Brian Westbrook”
Law of Life Summit, Schaumburg, Il. 07/27/22
National Sidewalk Advocacy Conference, Irving, Tx. 10/28/22 – “Navigating Outreach in Post-Roe America: Abortion is Legal in My State” Roundtable discussion with Lauren Muzyka and Susan O’Neill of Sidewalk Advocates for Life
National 40 Days for Life Symposium
Life Really Matters Conference, Washington, D.C.
Students for Life Conference, St. Louis, Mo.
NEXUS Pro-Life Student Leadership Conference, St. Louis, Mo.
March on the Arch, Annual Speaker and Emcee, St. Louis, Mo. 2016-present
Birthright Banquet, Hillsboro, Mo.

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Abortion is the leading cause of death in the United States with an approximate 1.2 Million children losing their lives every year. The problem is sometime overwhelming and incomprehensible, but we know that “With God all things are possible.”