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 Ryan Bomberger Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. All this month we are posting new and previously run stories. This first ran in 2016. The Olympics are a time for the world to see the beauty of possibility. Seemingly impossible feats are achieved by many whose struggle to participate in this coveted competition …Continue reading "Olympic-Sized Prolife Moments: Adoption, Motherhood and Rejecting Abortion"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. We’ve been posting and reposting stories all month long. 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. …Continue reading "Think what would have been lost without adoption"
By Katie Franklin Recently, a heartwarming video of an adopted baby with Down syndrome went viral, with more than 16 million views from across Facebook. The video is as simple as this: Off-screen, mama asks her baby girl, “How’s your day going?” Lying on her belly with her doughy arms folded sweetly on the floor, …Continue reading "Viral video of adopted baby with Down syndrome highlights the gift of her life"
By Joleigh Little-Bass Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. We’re publishing many new stories and reposting others. This wonderful account first appeared in November 2017. November. For those of us in Northern climates, the month brings to mind frosty mornings, barren trees and the upcoming holiday season. In my family and many others, November …Continue reading "The Gift that is Adoption"
Editor’s note. This was posted on the webpage of Wisconsin Right to Life. This is Marie’s true story, told in her actual words. Marie became pregnant at age 18. Nine months later, she became the birth-mom of a beautiful baby girl. The only detail changed in the story is Marie’s name, to protect her privacy. …Continue reading "Marie’s Story: Tears of Sadness, Tears of Joy"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. All this month we will posting new stories and reposting older stories about this life-affirming decision. One of the great privileges of working at National Right to Life is that pro-lifers from around the world routinely send us news stories, personal stories, and—in many ways …Continue reading "“Adoption not abortion” — Words to live by"
Every child is precious and deserves a loving family of his or her own. During National Adoption Month, we honor the adoptive parents who provide homes — and the invaluable gifts of hope, love, and stability — to thousands of infants, children, and youth. We also recognize the dedicated professionals who work tirelessly to sustain …Continue reading "Presidential Proclamation on National Adoption Month, 2019"
By Katie Franklin When a slew of states began pursuing appalling late-term abortion laws earlier this year, pro-lifers nationwide stepped up with life-affirming solutions to the perceived “need” for abortion. Pregnancy help organizations with Heartbeat International prepared to welcome more women through their doors, and individuals took to the internet to promote various resources for …Continue reading "Pro-life couple adopts after viral Facebook post telling women not to have an abortion"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I find myself with many reasons to celebrate National Adoption Month. I am grateful for the two families who adopted two very smart, very kind classmates who challenged me to realize my academic potential in elementary school. They were both so very gifted, with a strong …Continue reading "The many reasons to celebrate National Adoption Month"
By Ben Clapper, Executive Director, Louisiana Right to Life Adoption is such a pivotal element of the pro-life cause that often gets overlooked. Sadly, for every 100 abortions in America, there are only two adoptions. We need to share the beauty of adoption!! One small way we are doing that is through our billboard on …Continue reading "Nat’l Adoption Month: Adoption Billboard on Canal Street Kicks It Off"
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"