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Nichole C. Wilson

Executive Director

Nichole C. Wilson serves as executive director of Charlotte Lozier Institute, where she leads a team of more than 70 scholars conducting science and data research focused on supporting the sanctity of life in the Dobbs era.

Prior to joining CLI, Nichole served as counsel to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging under Ranking Member Tim Scott (R-S.C.), where she conducted government oversight and assisted with drafting legislation.  Nichole was also a presidential appointee in the Trump Administration, serving as senior counsel at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under Secretary Ben Carson, where she worked to draft regulations in coordination with the White House.

Nichole has extensive experience in government oversight and research, having served as Chief Strategy office at Cause of Action Institute, a non-profit government oversight group that works to protect and defend individuals and companies from abusive government action.  She has also worked as a legal researcher for three national media outlets.

Originally hailing from West Chester, Pennsylvania, and later Annapolis, Maryland, Nichole earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Drexel University in Philadelphia, her Juris Doctor degree from Widener University’s Commonwealth Law School, and is barred in Maryland.

Latest Research & News

  • The Effort to Reinterpret EMTALA to Mandate Abortions | November 8, 2022

    This is Issue 91 in CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, see: The Effort to Reinterpret EMTALA to Mandate Abortions   In an Executive Order of July 8, 2022, President Biden said his Administration would expand its effort to promote abortion as this “is essential to justice, equality, and our […]

  • ANALYSIS: After 9 Million Heartbeats, NPR Abortion Broadcast Leaves No Doubt About When Unborn Baby’s Life Ends | November 4, 2022

    Abortion Equipment Has 10 to 20 Times the Suction Power of a Household Vacuum   Washington, D.C. – NPR on Thursday broadcast heartbreaking audio of a recent abortion performed in Michigan on a mother who was 11 weeks pregnant.   While the reporter described the setting as “feeling like childbirth,” Dr. Ingrid Skop, an OB/GYN […]

  • Questions and Answers on Late-Term Abortion | May 16, 2022

    First published: February 2019 Last updated: May 16, 2022   To view this fact sheet as a PDF, see: Fact Sheet: Questions and Answers on Late-Term Abortion   What is a Late-Term Abortion?   “Late-term” abortion is an imprecise term, but under any “formal” definition offered or as accepted by the public at large late-term […]