Bahamas Pro-Life Pregnancy Center Provides Equipping Education for the Work Ahead

By Amanda B. Johnson About five years ago at 5 a.m., Rhonda Darville got a word from the Lord to leave Florida to go back home to the Bahamas to carry out pregnancy help and pro-life work. Initially, she and her husband answered the call by starting a pregnancy help center, The Bahamas GodParent Center. …

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“I graduated with him in my arms”: New Mom Finds Empowerment at Louisiana Pro-life Center

By Gayle Irwin A Lafayette, Louisiana pregnancy center recently enjoyed accolades from former and current clients through media coverage and written notes. Sharae Levine was one of the women interviewed by a local television station as part of a Mother’s Day’s story. She shared her thoughts about the hope and help she received at A …

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Costa Rican Center Offers “Refuge” to Women Facing Unplanned Pregnancy

By Jen Taggart “Manuela” a pregnancy help worker in Costa Rica, was touched when she heard a pastor’s wife and speaker from the U.S. preach on the importance of not giving up on your God-given dreams. The message could not have been more fitting. She was a worship leader until her husband, who was also …

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Oklahoma to Send $2 Million to Pregnancy Centers Helping Women

By Katie Franklin On Friday, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed a budget bill into law which includes a $2 million appropriation for life-affirming pregnancy centers. The Choosing Childbirth Program, which was established by a 2017 law signed by then-governor Mary Fallin, will provide funds for services such as ultrasounds, medical exams, counseling, parenting classes, maternity …

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How Pregnancy Help Ministries Uproot the Lie of the “Unwanted Child”

By Valerie Millsapps Every month, it seems we have more news of a comment or act that leaves us breathless. It was just recently that a state representative faced some backlash after controversial statements he made on the Alabama House floor. “Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now, or you kill them later,” …

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Desperate for guidance and support, young woman finds HOPE

Editor’s note. The following is testimony from a HOPE client. HOPE in Northern Virginia “provides compassion, material resources and education to women, both during and after their pregnancies. We give HOPE so women are empowered to choose life.” “Prior to coming to HOPE I felt scared and confused about my pregnancy. The baby’s father was …

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Florida Pregnancy Center Sees Uptick in Babies Born After Planned Parenthood Closes Its Doors

By Gayle Irwin Two years ago, Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida warned that it would have to close a facility if a change passed by Congress and signed by Donald Trump were to go into effect, stripping them of Title X Family Planning Funding. Located in the rural and impoverished town of Immokalee, …

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“You Can See God’s Hand in It All”: Chicago Pregnancy Center Opens Next Door to Planned Parenthood

By Katie Franklin When Planned Parenthood opened a new abortion facility in Flossmoor, Illinois, just south of Chicago last January, Kris Cortes and her husband Dennis knew they needed to act. So together with a small band of pro-life friends, they held a meeting in the Cortes’ living room and quickly formed a grassroots group …

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Politicians Brought to Tears as Babies Go to European Parliament for the First Time

By Karen Ingle On Tuesday, March 19, members of the European Parliament attended the first-ever “Babies Go to the European Parliament” event, organized by Cătălin Ivan, un-attached Member of the European Parliament (MEP), upon the initiative of Alexandra Nadane, executive director of Romania’s Saint Alexandra the Empress Counselling Center for Parents and Children and president …

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Hawaii Protects Conscience Rights for Pro-life Pregnancy Centers Following Investigation for Discrimination by Trump Administration

By Katie Franklin An investigation of complaints made against the state of Hawaii came to a close this month after Hawaii Attorney General Clare Connors issued a memorandum stating that her department will not enforce a controversial law that sparked complaints of discrimination by pro-life pregnancy help centers. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR), which …

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“We Hit a Grand Slam”: Generous Donor Fuels Vision of Louisiana Pregnancy Center

By Katie Franklin Brittany Thomson read the email, printed it out, and threw it away. Sent from Heartbeat International—a worldwide network of 2,600 pregnancy help organizations—the email was an invitation to Pregnancy Help Institute, a weeklong intensive training for leaders and staff of pregnancy help organizations across the country. New on the job as executive …

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Life-Saving Island Pregnancy Center Sets Sail in Galveston, Texas

By Katie Franklin When “Amber” showed up at The Pregnancy Help Center of Galveston, she had one thing in mind: She’d had an abortion before, and she was considering having another. Insistent that she had no regrets from her first abortion, she told Julie Johnson, executive director, that she couldn’t possibly have raised her first …

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