“My birth parents decided to dream big: They chose adoption over abortion.”

By Dave Andrusko My immediate and necessary mea culpa. I love well done pro-life videos which, by the way, don’t need a gazillion dollars invested in producing them. All they need accomplish is to remind us either (a) abortion is viciously brutal and beneath us as a culture ; and/or (b) remind us that there …

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“This Time”: A powerful pro-life, pro-adoption video

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. Over the course of November, we’ve posted new and re-posted older stories about this life-affirming alternative. In some ways we saved the best for last. Oh, my goodness, another incredibly powerful pro-life video, this time from John Elefante, the former lead singer of the group …

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The Gift that is Adoption

By Joleigh Little-Bass Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. We’ve published many new stories and reposted others. This wonderful account first appeared in November 2017. November. For those of us in Northern climates, the month brings to mind frosty mornings, barren trees and the upcoming holiday season. In my family and many others, November …

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30 Years Ago, Woman Rejected Abortion and Blessed This Couple Through Adoption

By Gayle Irwin When Jim Heckman and his wife Ruth adopted a little girl nearly 30 years ago, they never realized how that blessing of love would come full-circle. Today, they do. Their adopted daughter, Kari, is the birth daughter of a woman who came within feet of choosing abortion. Already a mother of three …

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Without Adoption, think what would have been lost

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. We’ve been posting and reposting stories all month long. My co-worker surprised me one day by asking, “Did you see what’s on your cup?” I turned the red paper cup around and looked at the wording imprinted on it. It …

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November is National Adoption Month

By Right to Life of Michigan November is National Adoption Month. This month we celebrate the beautiful families who are brought together through adoption, and the courage of the birth parents who chose life for their children. Whether through infant adoption, international adoption, or adoption from foster care, adoption gives children the opportunity to have …

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“Adoption not abortion” — Words to live by

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month.  All this month we will posting new stories and reposting older stories about this life-affirming decision. One of the great privileges of working at National Right to Life is that pro-lifers from around the world routinely send us news stories, personal stories, and—in many ways …

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Country Western singer Thomas Rhett shares lessons learned from the journey to adopting his daughter

By Texas Right to Life Thomas Rhett is best known for his chart-topping country songs, but with millions of followers on social media he has developed an even bigger fan base. Through social media platforms Thomas Rhett is known for the beautiful moments he shares of life with his wife, Lauren Akin, and their daughters …

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Judge dresses as fairy godmother to “make dreams come true” for families adopting

By Texas Right to Life November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Although this is a time to celebrate all families who have adopted, the annual awareness month is primarily focused on bringing attention to children in foster care awaiting permanent placement. On the eve of Adoption Awareness Month, one Las Vegas District Court Family Judge …

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National Adoption Month: the many reasons to celebrate

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I find myself with many reasons to celebrate National Adoption Month. 1. I am grateful for the two families who adopted two very smart, very kind classmates who challenged me to realize my academic potential in elementary school. They were both so very gifted, with a …

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President Trump: “We celebrate the life-changing act of adoption”

Editor’s note. The following is the “Presidential Proclamation on National Adoption Month, 2018” During National Adoption Month, we recognize the immeasurable love and support that adoptive parents and families provide to hundreds of thousands of children each year. We celebrate the life-changing act of adoption, bring attention to the millions of Americans who are eager …

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Without Adoption, Many Wouldn’t Be Here

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation My co-worker surprised me one day by asking, “Did you see what’s on your cup?” I turned the red paper cup around and looked at the wording imprinted on it. It stated, “Face it. Without adoption, Wendy’s wouldn’t be here.” I knew it to be true. The …

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