Biden administration proposes rule change that would eliminate access to TANF by pregnancy resource centers

By Dave Andrusko It was inevitable. The Biden administration will do anything to cut funds to the Pregnancy Resource Centers and that heartless campaign would spark a backlash. State have poured money into programs that help low-income families with children to make their way toward what Stephanie Armour calls “financial self-sufficiency.” The pool of money is around $16.5 …

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Iowa pregnancy help center opens mother’s home

By Gayle Irwin A dream came true recently for staff operating an Iowa pregnancy help center as doors to a mother’s home opened and welcomed its first resident. “We are officially open,” said Peggy Knudson, founder and director of Cradle of Hope. “This is just a supernatural thing.” The dream to provide housing for pregnant, homeless …

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Is Biden’s HHS targeting pregnancy centers for their pro-life mission? Pro-life Congress Members weigh in.

By Lisa Bourne The leaders of the U.S. Congress’s pro-life caucuses are leading bicameral opposition to the Biden Administration’s proposed rule targeting pregnancy centers for denial of federal funding to help women facing unplanned pregnancy. In October the Biden Administration had released a Proposed Rule Change for the TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) program, a federal assistance program …

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An even-handed story about Pregnancy Help Centers from an unlikely source

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This delightful story appeared in NRL News last year. I hope you agree a second look is warranted. As much as they may not wish to draw attention to the thousands of Pregnancy Help Centers, CBS News, like many others of the legacy media, can’t resist the urge to see for …

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Pregnancy help groups not giving up after pro-abortion administration pulls funding

By Tabitha Goodling It’s been more than four months since Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro cut funding to Real Alternatives, a pregnancy support service that funds more than 80 pregnancy centers in the state. The official cut takes place at the start of the new year. Since then, Real Alternatives has become a household name in Pennsylvania as ads increase on …

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This Christmastime, let us offer a special thank you to all those pregnancy resource centers around the country that are transforming lives every day

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I was reminded once of the generational impact pregnancy care centers have in America. The reminder came by way of a Christmas card from Morning Star Pregnancy Services in Pennsylvania. The card heralded “50 years of babies born, of lives transformed, of miracles & blessings.” Inside, …

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Pregnancy Resource Centers Expand in Response to Dobbs

By Kelsey Hazzard, Board President, Secular Pro-Life A nationwide survey of 2,750 pro-life pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) found that their services reached an all-time high in 2022, the first full calendar year after Dobbs v. Jackson allowed states to protect the right to life before birth. PRCs provide free social and medical services to pregnant mothers and their families. Services vary by …

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Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers Provided a Record Number of Services in 2022

By Michael New On Friday, the Charlotte Lozier Institute, Care Net, Heartbeat International, and the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates released a report entitled “Hope for a New Generation.”  This report surveyed 2,750 pro-life pregnancy help centers in all 50 states and provides valuable data on clients, staff, volunteers, and services. Overall, this is the fifth …

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New Jersey attorney general unlawfully targets pro-life pregnancy center

ADF attorneys representing First Choice Women’s Resource Centers sue state official for unconstitutional subpoena TRENTON, N.J. – Alliance Defending Freedom [ADF] attorneys filed suit against New Jersey’s attorney general on behalf of a Christian, pro-life, medical nonprofit that serves pregnant mothers, mothers of newborns, and fathers. New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin selectively targeted First …

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“Unconscionable” – Pennsylvania AG misrepresents pregnancy centers, seeks to prompt complaints

By Tabitha Goodling The Pennsylvania Attorney General has created a wider path on the roadway to closing Pennsylvania pregnancy centers.  Attorney General Michelle Henry posted a complaint form on the state website so that “pregnant people and other consumers” can make accusations about these centers. Those making the complaint will remain anonymous, but the centers will …

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Department of Justice tells Heartbeat it will protect pregnancy centers via FACE Act

By Lisa Bourne The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has pledged to Heartbeat International that it will enforce the FACE Act [The Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act] impartially and that its enforcement will include offenses against pregnancy help centers. In a December 9 email to Heartbeat International President Jor-El Godsey, Assistant Attorney General …

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$1 Million In state funding for West Virginia Pro-Life Centers

By Sadie Keaton, West Virginians for Life Legislative Director Last January, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice, in his 2023 State of the State address, recognized the progress West Virginia has made in protecting life and called for further action in the post-Roe era. “As long as I’m your governor, I will stand with life – period,” …

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