A beautiful illustration of moral courage by a woman facing a crisis pregnancy will warm your heart

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation     Editors note. This is Down syndrome awareness month. This first ran last year. It is will warm your heart,     Cyberworld is full of amazing testaments to the beauty of life—if only we have eyes to see and a heart ready to be filled. I was reminded …

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Woman bravely resists husband and mother-in-laws pressure to abort

By Sarah Terzo A woman named Liz told her story: “I had been married to my ex-husband for only a few months when I discovered I was pregnant, even though I was on the pill. We hadn’t planned on having any children so soon, if at all… We weren’t well-off financially, and my income was …

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Pennsylvania Pregnancy & Parenting Support program reaches 50,000 milestone mark

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The groundbreaking Pennsylvania program serving pregnant women and their families is about to achieve another major milestone. Pennsylvania’s Pregnancy & Parenting Support program is poised to administer aid to its 50,000th woman through the critical funding provided by the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) grant. …

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Lila Rose’s “Fighting for Life: Becoming a Force for Change in a Wounded World”

By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was a child’s curiosity that started it all.  She was exploring her parents’ bookshelves when one particular worn-out book caught her eye.  Paging through, she was horrified at what she saw.  She quickly shut the book, but compelled by an instinct to better understand what she …

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My Unexpected Pregnancy is Now….

By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Fear is often the dominant emotion when a young woman realizes she is unexpectedly pregnant. Fear of how her life will change.  Fear of what people will say. Fear that she isn’t strong enough, rich enough, or mature enough.  Fear she won’t have the support she will …

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10,000 rally in support of life in Mexico City

By Dave Andrusko A massive rally, organized by the March for Women and Life, “which wound from the Paseo de la Reforma to a rally in front of Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument,” was held last weekend, a month after the Supreme Court of Justice decriminalized abortion in the state of Coahuila. Estimates …

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Surprise, on closer inspection the values of “pro-choice” people actually support a pro-life conclusion.

By Paul Stark, Communications Director, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life How can we change the minds of people who defend the killing of unborn children? It’s not easy. Research on persuasion suggests that shared values make a big difference. Persuasion is very difficult when people think accepting a new view means rejecting their core values or beliefs. If, however, …

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Ohio Right to Life, Pro-Life Caucus respond to Pro-Abortion Protest at the Ohio Statehouse: “It is heartbreaking that these women believe their liberation must be bought with the blood of their children”

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Today, multiple pro-abortion groups gathered at the Ohio Statehouse to demand all-access abortion and to protest the pro-life protections passed in Ohio and Texas.  Ohio Right to Life, along with Representative Jena Powell, responded to the event which began at 12:30 PM.   “It is heartbreaking that these women believe their liberation must be bought with …

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The truth about abortion – and a secretly aborted sibling – made Madison pro-life

By Lisa Bast Growing up in a household which supported abortion, Madison Thacker remembers watching liberal-leaning news shows at a young age with family members who wanted her to ensure that she, too, adopted a pro-abortion stance. “My family’s political affiliation influenced them to believe in a woman’s right to choose,” Thacker told Live Action …

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Against all odds, may every pregnant mother have the opportunity to hear her child’s laughter

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was the laughter that struck me. The unmistakable sound of children’s laughter, coming from somewhere outside my apartment. The giggles were a refreshing escape from the monotony of the day, and they instantaneously made me smile. It is for them that advocates for life struggle …

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U.S. Representative David McKinley will address Pro-life Convention in West Virginia

By West Virginians for Life West Virginians for Life (WVFL) invites all to gather in the Trinity Assembly of God fellowship hall at 70 Maranatha Drive, Fairmont, WV, on Saturday, October 9, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for the Annual West Virginians for Life Convention where the theme will be All LIFE Matters. Doors …

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Campos-Duffy says “America will never be united until the evil of abortion is resolved.”

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Cable news host Rachel Campos-Duffy says pro-life advocates are the truth-tellers and the real advocates of women’s rights. The co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend, who is the mother of nine children, notes that the true feminists are those who defend the sanctity and dignity of …

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