Boss asked woman if she “intended to keep the baby” as pregnancy discrimination in UK grows

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 …

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Study shows that 134 pregnant women in Los Angeles County tested positive for coronavirus but none of their newborn babies did

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 …

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Boss asks pregnant employee, “Do you need a few days off to take care of it?”

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 …

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Pro-choice activist: pregnancy means “there is a baby growing inside of a woman”

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 …

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Facing the pressures and fears of being unexpectedly pregnant later in life

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 …

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A crisis pregnancy that ended well brings joy to a world thirsting for good news

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 …

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A beacon of encouragement for pregnant women who are feeling scared and anxious

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 …

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Altra Running sponsors two elite pregnant athletes: “My purpose is greater than how fast I can run”

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, …

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Study fails to show that unwanted pregnancies cause bad outcome for babies

By Sarah Terzo A study meant to document that children born from unwanted pregnancies grew up with serious problems failed. The study turned up no evidence linking unwanted pregnancies to unhappy children. The study did not find that children who were unwanted in the womb had bad lives. Researchers said: “There is contention that unwanted …

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Millions view time-lapse video of a mom’s entire nine-month pregnancy

By Dave Andrusko No secret, I am a pushover when it comes to time-lapse videos that “document” a baby’s development from the very early stages to delivery—and beyond. I watch and re-watch them over and over.  For example, just this morning,  I revisited a 1:32 video—“A Photo Every Pregnancy Day for 9 Months”–at http://vimeo.com/30039206.  There …

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Basic dos-and-don’ts we men should know when helping women face an unplanned pregnancy

By Dave Andrusko 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 and makes its way onto the internet. More than ever, such off-the-wall comments are common currency, now that pro-life …

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Google and the Politics of Pregnancy

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation She was married, but finances were tight. So when she was abruptly dismissed from her job, the removal carried with it a decimating economic sting. The reason for her forced departure? She was pregnant with me. I always felt a tinge of sadness and a healthy …

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