Clara’s Story

Editor’s Note: Clara is the 11-year-old daughter of Joleigh Little, the Region 5 & 6 Field Representative at Wisconsin Right to Life. You can read Clara’s full adoption story, told from Joleigh’s perspective, here. Her story below was originally shared in the May 2021 Teen Impact Subscription Box, which focused on creating a culture of life for …

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A life-giving alternative to the hopelessness of abortion: adoption

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. One factor in considering which story to repost from what appeared a year ago in NRL News Today is currency—is the subject evergreen?  The life-affirming option of adoption surely qualifies. My co-worker surprised me one day by asking, “Did you see what’s on your cup?” …

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Adoption: A life-giving alternative to the hopelessness of abortion

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative/PAC 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. …

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“There are no unwanted children, only unfound parents”

By Jean Garton Editor’s note. The late Dr. Jean Garton, who passed away four years ago,  authored one of the enduring classics of pro-life literature: “Who Broke the Baby? What the Abortion Slogans Really Mean. ” For decades she was a frequent contributor to National Right to Life News and National Right to Life News …

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Powerful Super Bowl ad features Paralympic swimmer’s adoption story

By Cassy Fiano-Chesser  For many people, the draw of the Super Bowl isn’t the game itself, but the commercials. Each year, companies pay millions of dollars to have their ads featured during the big game, in the hope of getting attention from the hundreds of millions of people watching. This year, there was one ad …

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“If it wasn’t for adoption”: The Ghost of Christmas that Would Have Been

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, …

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An answer to a prayer for a baby brother

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. This appears in the Christmas Edition of National Right to Life News.  Please share this entire issue with your pro-life family and friends. Thank you! The photo is impossible to miss—a baby boy, happily looking up at the camera, a broad smile on his …

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RECORD-BREAKING: Couple adopts and gives birth to baby frozen as an embryo for 28 years

By Nancy Flanders  A couple in Tennessee has welcomed their second child through embryo adoption, and they broke a record in doing so. Baby Molly Everette spent an astounding 28 years as a frozen embryo, left-over from her biological parents’ IVF process. Molly was born to her adoptive parents, Tina and Ben Gibson, on October 26, 2020, and holds the …

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Dad adopts five siblings to keep them together: “I’m your dad forever”

By Texas Right to Life An Ohio man officially became a father of five after finalizing adoption of two girls and three boys at the end of October.  WBALTV reports that single foster dad Robert Carter adopted siblings Marionna, Makayla, Robert, Giovanni, and Kiontae in order to keep the children together as a family. For Carter, the …

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