By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Every so often, pop culture reaffirms the breathtaking beauty of life in a mother’s womb. Reality television star Bindi Irwin recently lit up social media with a stunning photo of herself and her husband, Chandler Powell, holding a composite ultrasound photo while also hugging a koala …Continue reading "The news that she was pregnant with their first child “would change the course of our future in the best way”"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This story from a year ago today is as timeless and timely as a story can be. In our culture, equipped with a gazillion cell phone cameras and a multiplicity of recording devices, every once in a while when an unhinged pro-abortionist goes off on a pro-lifer, it’s get captured …Continue reading "Basic dos-and-don’ts we men should know when helping women face an unplanned pregnancy"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. After one powerful life-affirming message after another given at the Republican National Convention last night, it occurred to me that this post from a year ago was a perfect follow on. Once again, I saw what I’m guessing will be the most powerful, if indirect, pro-life message I will encounter …Continue reading "“Never Too Early” to remind us unborn children are already part of the family"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The Facebook post was impossible for me to ignore. The black and white photo held the distinct image of a baby in profile, safely tucked away in her mother’s womb. I had not known my friend was pregnant, until that moment when she revealed her Ultrasound …Continue reading "In our time of the Coronavirus, a joyous news flash reminding us of the great gift of new life"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A woman has spoken out about the negative workplace attitude that she faced after informing her boss that she was pregnant. The anonymous woman describes how she was placed on unpaid leave and was asked by management if she “intended to keep the baby.” Speaking to …Continue reading "Boss asked woman if she “intended to keep the baby” as pregnancy discrimination in UK grows"
By Dave Andrusko As we’d previously discussed, the one bright note in the COVID-19 pandemic is a study published in Pediatrics of Chinese children which found that “90% of those who tested positive for the disease had mild symptoms, or none at all.” But what about newborns? Would children born to mothers who’d tested positive …Continue reading "Study shows that 134 pregnant women in Los Angeles County tested positive for coronavirus but none of their newborn babies did"
By Sarah Terzo When Emily became pregnant, her boss immediately assumed she would have an abortion: “My program director asked, ‘Do you need a few days off to take care of it?’ Jamie Kenney, “17 Moms Share The Worst Thing They Heard After Announcing Their Pregnancy” Romper Sept 6 2016. Editor’s note. This appeared at …Continue reading "Boss asks pregnant employee, “Do you need a few days off to take care of it?”"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-abortion activist Judith Arcana, who performed illegal abortions before Roe: “… [W]e should never disregard the fact that being pregnant means there is a baby growing inside of a woman, a baby whose life is ended. We ought not to pretend this is not happening…. In the clinics, having an abortion is …Continue reading "Pro-choice activist: pregnancy means “there is a baby growing inside of a woman”"
By Dave Andrusko I shared a number of tweets this weekend with my pastor. He is, like all of us, under tremendous strain. It is one thing (as he should have) to conduct Sunday services via Facebook. It’s another to do so during Lent—especially Palm Sunday and, again, next week on Easter. The next time …Continue reading "Facing the pressures and fears of being unexpectedly pregnant later in life"
One woman’s valiant decision to protect her child from the culture of despair can bring hope to countless others. By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The unexpected announcement came on a day that had been filled with dire developments flooding social media news streams. This particular news bulletin came across the electronic transom …Continue reading "A crisis pregnancy that ended well brings joy to a world thirsting for good news"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation During this grave time created by the Coronavirus pandemic, people in the U.S. and around the world are thirsting for good news. I found such a ray of sunshine in my tour through cyberspace in the Twitter feed of “The View” co-host Meghan McCain. “My husband …Continue reading "A beacon of encouragement for pregnant women who are feeling scared and anxious"
By Sarah Culbreth, Texas Right to Life Becoming pregnant as a top female athlete has been described as the “kiss of death” for sponsorships and corporate partnerships. At the same time great strides have been made in many parts of our culture to support pregnant mothers and encourage their professional and personal development through motherhood and beyond, …Continue reading "Altra Running sponsors two elite pregnant athletes: “My purpose is greater than how fast I can run”"