INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Right to Life applauds today’s announcement that Indiana is the top state in the nation for the adoption of children from foster care. In fiscal year 2019, 2,489 Hoosier children were adopted through the Indiana Department of Child Services. Thanks to Indiana’s record-breaking year, today the Trump Administration is awarding Indiana $4.7 …Continue reading "Indiana leads the nation in children adopted from foster care under Holcomb administration initiatives"
By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. As I looked back (as I do each day) to what appeared one year ago in NRL News Today, this wonderful story about the life-altering possibilities of adoption jumped out at me. Thomas Rhett is best known for his chart-topping country songs, but with millions of followers on …Continue reading "Country Western singer Thomas Rhett shares lessons learned from the journey to adopting his daughter"
By Heidi Gariti Editor’s note. This appeared in the current newsletter of the National Association of Pro-Life Nurses. Three years ago, my husband Chris and I had a full house, full schedule, and what we thought was a complete family with our three children Addy – 9, Jake – 11 and Zack – 13 years …Continue reading "“Foster parenting and adoption are not easy roads traveled, but I can say with 100% certainty that it is worth it”"
By Brian Gunter, Director of Outreach, Louisiana Right to Life If you are like me, you think it is wonderful that there are families who open their homes and their lives to children in foster care. But how could you possibly take on such a responsibility? Aren’t foster parents like superheroes with powers of extraordinary …Continue reading "Calling All Imperfect Families!"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation A story out of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area shows love will find a way—even in the midst of a pandemic. Thanks to the miracle of modern technology, 15-year-old Maddie finally has a forever family to call her own. The Coronavirus did postpone a final adoption hearing …Continue reading "Even in the midst of a pandemic, love finds a way"
Magnolia Earl is Gerber’s first adopted baby chosen to represent the company By Clare Marie Merkowsky ROSS, California – Gerber chose an adorable baby who was adopted as the ‘Spokesbaby’ for their 2020 campaign. On May 8th, out of over 327,000 entries, Gerber announced Magnolia Earl, from Ross, California, as the winner of their annual …Continue reading "Gerber chooses first ever adopted baby as 2020 ‘Spokesbaby’"
By Kim Hayes For individuals wanting to adopt children in Ohio, a newly passed initiative may help them realize their dream of giving a child a forever home. The Ohio House passed the Family Forward Initiative May 14, creating the Adoption Linked Deposit Program, to help remove financial barriers for families wanting to adopt. The initial …Continue reading "Adoption support gets boost in Ohio via the Family Forward Initiative"
By Sarah Zagorski, Adoption Education Director, Louisiana Right to Life . This year, during National Foster Care Awareness month, I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for my foster care parents, who helped protect me from neglect and abuse in my biological family. It is because of their decision to take me in, despite my biological family’s litany …Continue reading "Why Foster Care is Important to Pro-Life Work"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation My co-worker surprised me one day by asking, “Did you see what’s on your cup?” I turned the red paper cup around and looked at the wording imprinted on it. It stated, “Face it. Without adoption, Wendy’s wouldn’t be here.” I knew it to be true. The …Continue reading "Adoption is a life-giving alternative to the hopelessness of abortion"
By Live Action News Newsroom A recent Humans of New York story about a dying birth mother’s reunion with her twin sons has been touching hearts. A post on the group’s Facebook page explained how the woman’s daughter learned of her brothers’ existence, and how she helped reunite them with their birth mother. According to the post, the unnamed dying …Continue reading "Dying mother meets twins she placed for adoption"
By Sarah Culbreth, Texas Right to Life The Caseys have been anticipating the day their daughters would officially be theirs. Sarah and Scott Casey had already endured the many setbacks that come with adopting a sibling group through foster care in Indiana. They could not be more excited for the official adoption day, set for March 19, …Continue reading "Family finds way to finalize adoption during COVID-19 crisis"