A truly helpful pro-life website versus “AbortionFinder.org”

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation On a website ironically titled Well + Good, an article has appeared which lauds a new tool which purports to make finding an abortion operation easier. So much for “making abortion rare,” a one-time  common slogan of pro-abortion politicians. The tool being championed by abortion advocates …

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Help after chemical abortion has begun: Pregnancy centers provide compassion and care

By Gayle Irwin “Melinda” came to Care Net Pregnancy Center of Milwaukee in early 2020 with an intention to abort.  “She was early in her pregnancy,” said Rachel Schepp, executive director of the center. “We met with her, gave her options counseling and an ultrasound, encouraged her, and did anything we could to support her.” …

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Thousands of pregnancy centers around the country save lives, restore hope, and generate healing each day

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Recently I attended an event that was “very 2020”—a virtual celebration of the work of a local pregnancy resource center. Speaker after speaker during the cyberspace event attested to the tremendous achievements of one of the busiest pro-life pregnancy help centers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. …

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New pregnancy help director seeks to engage men in defeating abortion

By Kim Hayes Beverly Kline founded Living Alternatives in 1982 in Tyler, TX, because a teenage girl who believed she was pregnant needed help.  The longtime pregnancy help ministry director recently stepped aside, ushering in a new era of leadership that will be augmented by her ongoing involvement and support. Kline had discovered back then that the …

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Pro-life org demonstrates effectiveness in partnering with state govt to get pregnancy help work done

By Kim Hayes If you are providing life-saving services to families in need and are not getting taxpayer funding, why not?  Real Alternatives recently celebrated 25 years of serving 322,813 clients through 1,888,825 client visits in Pennsylvania. As the statewide administrator for Pennsylvania’s Pregnancy and Parenting Support Program, Real Alternatives assisted those 300-thousand-plus Pennsylvania residents …

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Abortionist’s clinic inspires community to start new pregnancy center

By Laura Roesler  An abortionist’s decision to come to town sparked the dream of providing something better for babies as well as for young men and women in a small Louisiana community. Something better came in the form of a new pregnancy care center, which will have its grand opening soon.  Heartbeat International’s Life Launch …

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Premiere pro-life contact center staffed by “heroes” marks 4 million served

By Lisa Bourne Four million individuals have received assistance from Option Line, Heartbeat International’s pro-life contact center providing round-the-clock support for women and families in need. This week Heartbeat International’s Option Line, the only fully staffed, 24/7 bilingual pro-life contact center in the United States, hit the major milestone of having served its 4-millionth client with …

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Through kindness and emotional and material support, pregnancy resource center counselors accompany women on their pregnancy journeys

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Allie was despondent and was considering having an abortion when she met Jackie, a pregnancy resource center counselor. Allie was desperate to talk to someone, and Jackie was more than willing to lend a listening ear. The young woman cried as she told the counselor that …

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Fortitude and creativity make it possible for busy pregnancy center to serve its pregnant and parenting clientele during the Pandemic

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation To save one preborn child and a mother from the harm of abortion during a pandemic is a miracle. To save 99? An exceptional grace, achieved by a pregnancy resource center that was determined not to let COVID-19 stand in the way of its life-saving and …

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Committed to serving women: Up-and-coming pregnancy center undeterred by attacks

By Lisa Bourne  Pregnancy help organizations in the United States and worldwide provide life-saving services and support to women facing unplanned pregnancy, delivered with compassion and at no cost to the women in need. The pregnancy help community served two million people in the U.S. with free services in 2017, saving communities $161M that year, …

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Family connects with women in need during pandemic with Pop-Up Pregnancy Centers

By Brittany Summers An upstate New York family is responding to the negative economic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic with an adaptive strategy to help the community by implementing free Pop-Up Pregnancy Centers.  During the upheaval caused by the virus in recent months, mandatory social distancing and stay-at-home orders have forced many community resources to …

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Pro-life pregnancy center opens across from Texas Planned Parenthood

The Prestonwood Pregnancy Center reports a 50 percent increase in visits, and 90 percent of those women have decided to continue their pregnancies. By Calvin Freiburger DALLAS– The largest Planned Parenthood facility in Texas has a new neighbor in the form of a pro-life pregnancy center that will provide life-saving support and alternatives to the …

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