WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) announced today that Anna L. Higgins has joined the team as director of FRC's Center for Human Dignity. Higgins replaces Jeanne Monahan who recently became president of the March for Life.
Higgins is a graduate of Liberty School of Law, where she was a senior staff member of the Law Review, and the University of Florida. She has served as a judicial intern for Alabama Supreme Court Justice Tom Parker and as assistant to the national field director of Concerned Women for America. She has also been active in the pro-life movement for many years, including serving as a volunteer counselor at two pregnancy resource centers.
Of the hire FRC President Tony Perkins said:
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Anna to the FRC team. She brings experience, energy, and a deep commitment to advancing both the sanctity of unborn life and the dignity of women.
"In her new role, Anna will be working with FRC's partners in the pro-life movement here in Washington, D.C. and across the country, and will serve as our spokesperson on issues related to the pro-life agenda.
"Since January 2011, 131 pro-life laws have been enacted at the state level, and the American people are increasingly troubled by the grim reality of ending unborn life. Anna will play a key role in FRC's pro-life efforts and we look forward to partnering with her on building a comprehensive culture of life," Perkins concluded.
SOURCE Family Research Council