By Dave Andrusko Our pastor of almost 20 years retired in May. But we keep in touch by email while he makes his peace with having a lot of free time when just a few months ago he had none! It’s hardly the same thing, I readily admit, but what about women who find themselves …Continue reading "Facing the pressures and fears of being unexpectedly pregnant later in life when you’re sure your family is “complete”"
By Cassy Fiano-Chesser In a recent Atlantic article spotlighting abortionist Warren Hern, writer Elaine Godfrey explained how Hern, who commits abortions late into pregnancy, feels that he is not respected within the medical industry. Together, the pair dehumanized preborn children, comparing them to “clots of phlegm.” They also spoke about late-term abortions, spreading long-debunked myths about why women choose to …Continue reading "Abortionist: Pregnancy is ‘life-threatening condition’ to justify late abortions"
By Gayle Irwin A recent peer-reviewed study indicates most women who experience abortion do so in conflict with their preference and values, highlighting pressures they feel making that decision. The research and published findings, titled “The Effects of Abortion Decision Rightness and Decision Type on Women’s Satisfaction and Mental Health,” shows lack of support and …Continue reading "Most women facing unplanned pregnancy prefer not to abort, study reveals"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The most incredible journey of your life! That’s what a cable news host said a co-anchor should prepare for, when she announced her pregnancy on nationwide television this week. And isn’t it the truth? The path to parenthood is filled with twists and turns—more than you …Continue reading "Telling a woman her pregnancy “will be the most incredible journey of your life” offers a wonderful reassurance"
By Dave Andrusko Sometimes you’re left almost speechless by the evidence of a couple’s rock solid faith in the face of a very difficult prognosis for their unborn twins. Nicole and Austin LeBlanc learned she was pregnant with their first child last year. However, after just 10 weeks, Nicole said doctors discovered that she was …Continue reading "Mother of conjoined unborn twins refuses an abortion, God will “be in control of the situation”"
By Cassy Fiano-Chesser A pregnant mother auditioned for Britain’s Got Talent this season, proudly cradling her baby bump. She gave birth just before her audition aired on television last week. Amy Lou Smith sang Beyonce’s “Listen” for the judges while 30 weeks pregnant with a little girl. After her incredible performance, the crowd leaped to their …Continue reading "Pregnant mom wows ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judges… and gave birth hours before show aired"
But I found small pieces of strength to hang on to Editor’s note. This appeared on Right to Life of Michigan’s “Real Life Stories”. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thank you to Annabel Karsten for sharing her testimony with us, which she originally shared at her church. Hi, my name is Annabel, and after I heard that this week was …Continue reading "The weight of Unplanned Pregnancy is indescribable"
By Dave Andrusko Not so long ago I was able to share with my adult Sunday school class the wonderful news about the daughter of one of the members of the class. She was older, at the edge of the 15-44 age group that accounts for virtually all pregnancies. Everyone was worried sick there could …Continue reading "The many pressures and apprehensions when a woman is unexpectedly pregnant later in life"
By Dave Andrusko Like so many other grandparents, my wife and I eagerly view the photos our middle daughter sends us of her young son. We do so via text every day, so you might think I wouldn’t be amazed how much change there’s been in just the last few months. But I am! When …Continue reading "An ingeniously video documenting the continuity of human life from the beginning up to and beyond birth"
By Sarah Terzo “I do have moral compunctions. And if I see a case that’s later, like after 20 weeks where it frankly is a child to me, I really agonize over it because the potential is so imminently there. I think, “Gee, it’s too bad that this child couldn’t be adopted.” On the other …Continue reading "“Who Owns The Child?”"
By Dave Andrusko I lead an Adult Sunday school class. The best part—the most meaningful part–are the Joys and Concerns we share at the beginning. I remember the time a woman shared the news that her adult daughter was pregnant. Her daughter was older, at the edge of the 15-44 age group that accounts for …Continue reading "The many challenges of being unexpectedly pregnant later in life"
Empowering women means coming alongside them as they navigate an unplanned pregnancy By We Need a Law Our society would like to cancel any voice that does not unequivocally support abortion. This was evident again in a story shared by CBC News, when they reported with horror on an Ontario public health unit’s relationship with ‘Refuge,” a …Continue reading "Vulnerable pregnant women in Canada lose valuable resources"