By Sarah Terzo A birth mother wrote: “As I look back at my pregnancy, one thing sticks out to me more than anything else – FEAR. Fear of the adoptive parents not taking care of my baby. Fear that once the adoptive parents had my baby they might leave me and never talk to me …Continue reading "Birth mother says adoption brought her “joy,” new family"
By Lisa Bourne Precious photos of a little girl watching out the window of a children’s mission in South Africa as she waits for her adoptive parents sparked notice on social media, helping to raise awareness for the mission’s life-saving services. Dressed in a pink eyelet outfit and matching headband with little white sandals, the …Continue reading "Heartwarming: life-saving work underscored by images of South African toddler waiting for adoptive parents"
By Right to Life of Michigan Tricia and her husband Scott spent long years wishing for a child. They tried for many years to conceive, and when they never did, they decided to start the adoption journey. They became an active couple, hoping to be paired with a child who needed a home, but after …Continue reading "Just in Time to Save Their Daughter"
By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director Recently, a well-known, highly-respected columnist in Central PA revealed something she has hidden for far too long. And I want to applaud her. Nancy Eshelman is to be commended for publicly revealing her secret of 57 years of having placed a child for adoption. Too often birth mothers who have …Continue reading "Unsung Heroines"
By Joleigh Little Bass, WRTL Region Coordinator and Teens for Life Director Editor’s note. Each year, as we approach Christmas, we repost stories from Christmas seasons past which our readers especially enjoyed. This first ran in 2017. Christmas season is here and it is full of the usual activities – hustling… everywhere, shopping, wrapping, baking, …Continue reading "“If it wasn’t for adoption”: The Ghost of Christmas that Would Have Been"
By Texas Right to Life A Massachusetts teacher is being described as going “above and beyond” for one of her students. For the past four years, Ayers, Massachusetts, teacher Kerry Bremer has been looking out for her student, Jake Manning. Bremer told WCVB News, “I fell in love with him instantly.” Gradually, their friendship grew …Continue reading "Teacher adopts student with Down syndrome after his mother passed away"
By Calvin Freiburger Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at LifeSiteNews and is reposted with permission. Fealty to abortion-on-demand may be the norm in Hollywood, but actress Kristin Chenoweth stands as a stark contrast with her new Hallmark Christmas film’s affirmation of adoption, which was inspired in part by her own life story. …Continue reading "Hallmark actress: My personal experience shaped film’s pro-adoption message"
By Micaiah Bilger Editor’s note. November is Adoption Awareness Month. Today we continue with another of our new or reposted stories about this life-affirming option. Micaiah Bilger was Education Director for the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation when she wrote this story. As I sit here at my desk and type, I can see my little sister’s …Continue reading "Simple Reminders about the Value of Adoption"
By Katie Yoder Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Awareness Month. All month we’ve published new and previously run stories. This appeared in 2016. Claressa Shields made history in Rio as the first U.S. boxer to win back-to-back gold medals. But while the major media outlets praised her historic win, they forgot about her most …Continue reading "U.S. Olympic Champion Saves Cousin’s Baby From Abortion: ‘I’ll Adopt Her’"
By Joleigh Little Bass Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Awareness Month. All month we’ve been running new stories and reposting older stories. This first appeared in a slightly different form in 2017. Joleigh is a member of the Wisconsin Right to Life staff serving as the Field Representative for Regions 5 & 6. There’s …Continue reading "I love adoption because I am pro-life"
By Lisa Bourne “If you’re pro-life, you’re pro-adoption,” Vice President Mike Pence said recently, saying as well that adoptive families are an inspiration for the country. Addressing the Administration for Children and Families’ 2019 National Adoption Month Celebration last week at the White House, Vice President Mike Pence praised families who take children into their …Continue reading "At White House adoption event, Pence pledges Trump Admin will “defend the sanctity of human life at every stage and in every circumstance”"
By Joleigh Little Bass Editor’s note. Joleigh is a member of the Wisconsin Right to Life staff serving as the Field Representative for Regions 5 & 6. Pictured here, are her two daughters. November is National Adoption Awareness Month. My adoption journey began thirty-three years ago with a tiny card that showed the word “abortion” …Continue reading "My Adoption Journey"