By Tabitha Goodling A New Jersey pregnancy center was the backdrop for a Democrat U.S. Congressman’s press conference bashing the center’s programs calling them “anti-choice clinics,” and “brainwashing cult clinics.” Rep. Josh Gottheimer of the New Jersey Fifth District slammed centers like Lighthouse Pregnancy Center when he stood in front of the center’s Hackensack office. …Continue reading "Dem Congressman targets New Jersey pregnancy centers with falsehoods"
Shapiro has threatened to cancel the contract of Real Alternatives, which runs Pennsylvania’s award-winning pregnancy and parenting support services program. In addition to funding pregnancy resource centers and adoption agencies, the program funds maternity homes—a haven from homelessness for a number of Pennsylvania women. The dire situation could be entirely avoidable, if the Governor would …Continue reading "Some pregnant women in Pennsylvania could be homeless this winter"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Brandy is a woman whose story demonstrates the tremendous role pregnancy resource centers play in our communities. She had come to the Morning Star center in south central Pennsylvania in the midst of a tremendous ordeal. She had fled an abusive relationship, three little girls in …Continue reading "Pregnancy care centers are an important part of the safety net for women in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania"
By Chris Alexis Expectant mothers need support; that’s no secret. But when their surrounding environment or relationships don’t offer that, social media can be a place to discover it. It is an important reminder that no one is truly alone, and if they look beyond their immediate circumstance, they will see that good people are …Continue reading "Pregnant and alone? A message for women facing unplanned pregnancy"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Some pregnant women in Pennsylvania could be homeless this winter, if Democrat Governor Josh Shapiro gets his way. Shapiro has threatened to cancel the contract of Real Alternatives, which runs Pennsylvania’s award-winning pregnancy and parenting support services program. In addition to funding pregnancy resource centers and …Continue reading "Gov. Shapiro threatens to cut off funding for award winning pro-life Real Alternatives"
By Tabitha Goodling Krystle had come to a crossroads in her abortion pill process. She had two paper bags in her car as she drove to a pregnancy resource center. The one bag had misoprostol, the second and final drug in the abortion pill series. In the additional paper bag was progesterone which could stop …Continue reading "The pregnancy center would be there for her – whether or not she took the second abortion pill"
By Gayle Irwin Ten years ago, 17-year-old “Elizabeth” (not her real name) lived for several months at Saint Gianna & Pietro Molla Maternity Home. Like many served there, she felt alone and uncertain. One thing she was certain of, however, was that she planned to continue her pregnancy. Also like many women served at the …Continue reading "N.D. maternity home celebrates 20 years of serving women, babies, and families"
By Gayle Irwin According to researchers with the Guttmacher Institute, a pro-abortion organization that studies abortion trends nationally and among states, North Carolina experienced a 31 percent decrease in abortion numbers during the month of July compared with January of this year. In an article written for The Hill, reporter Nathaniel Weixel wrote, “there were …Continue reading "Pregnancy help stands in the gap to help pregnant women as NC abortion numbers decrease"
By Nancy Flanders UPDATE, 11/7/23, 10:43p EST: The Board of Supervisors failed to pass Lawson-Remer’s proposal to go on fishing expeditions in an effort to file lawsuits against pregnancy resource centers in San Diego County. However, this effort can be proposed repeatedly, so there is a chance that at some point, it may pass. According to …Continue reading "San Diego county supervisor wants funds spent to shut down pregnancy centers"
By Alliance Defending Freedom Editor’s note: The following piece, written by Jean Marie Davis, the executive director of ADF-client Branches Pregnancy Resource Center in Vermont, originally appeared at The Hill. It was reposted here. Not long ago, I stood before the Vermont Senate and testified about my experience as a human trafficking survivor who became the first black female pregnancy …Continue reading "A Pro-Life Pregnancy Center Saved Me from a Life of Human Trafficking"
Catholic Action League executive director C.J. Doyle said the vote was ‘a victory for human life, religious freedom and constitutional government.’ By Ashley Sadler A Massachusetts city council last week finally shot down a proposed ordinance to regulate pro-life pregnancy centers after more than a year of debate. On October 18, Worcester city councilors voted 7-4 against …Continue reading "Massachusetts city council ends pursuit of proposal to regulate pro-life pregnancy centers"
By Dave Andrusko It’s not often that saintly pregnancy help centers are appreciated for the massive contribution they make to women facing an untimely pregnancy. Most of the stories about pregnancy help centers (also known as crisis pregnancy centers) accuse them of a laundry list of “misinformation” and (far worse) that they don’t perform abortions! …Continue reading "Pregnant and considering an abortion, Angela Harders describes the phone call with a crisis pregnancy worker that gave her hope"