When a woman is facing a crisis pregnancy, “you can tell me anything” means everything

By Dave Andrusko A while ago we posted a story about an episode from season three of CBS’s Madam Secretary. It was based on a clip I’d see at Newsbusters from that episode. This past week my wife and I finally finished viewing season three on Netflix and we got to see the May 7 episode, …

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The importance of “you can tell me anything” when a woman is facing a crisis pregnancy

By Dave Andrusko On Monday we reposted a terrific story that appeared at Newsbusters– “CBS’s ‘Madam Secretary’ Surprises With Pro-Life, Pro-Motherhood Message.” Dawn Slusher did a wonderful job in talking about the May 7 episode, “The Seventh Floor.” I would like to revisit the actual scene from Madam Secretary and discuss briefly why it is very, very …

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Enabling reason to replace panic by helping women in a crisis pregnancy situation

By Dave Andrusko Why do some people readily hear our message of love and compassion for mother and unborn child while to others it is not so much rejected as it comes across as unimportant or “background noise”? Here’s a thought, based on a piece written by Seth S. Horowitz, published in the New York …

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Helping women in crisis pregnancy situations see we care enables reason to replace panic

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family will be on vacation through the end of next week. I will be posting an occasional new story, but for the most part we will be re-posting columns that ran over the last year. Many will be strictly educational while some will about remind us of notable victories …

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The situation is the “crisis,” not the pregnancy

By TEXAS RIGHT TO LIFE The U.K.’s Alliance of Pro-Life Students (APS) released an eye-opening perspective piece written by Alithea Williams, a pregnancy center volunteer who has interacted with hundreds of women seeking abortions. Her experience shatters common perceptions painted by the abortion movement, which suggest that virtually all women who undergo abortions do so …

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Being able to Help Women in Crisis Pregnancies is Reward Enough

By Dave Andrusko I do my best to eavesdrop in on representatives of just about every perspective writing on the abortion issue. Having read how pro-abortionists “reason” is helpful when we try to equip pro-lifers to deal with arguments that are often internally inconsistent, mean-spirited, and doused in hyperbole and disingenuousness. But I also try …

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When Men “Never have the time”…

By Dave Andrusko You never know which stories you write will generate a lot of reader feedback, although when I talk about videos people almost always like them. Earlier this week I wrote about two videos produced by Right to Life of Michigan. Today, after a brief summary of those first two videos, I’d like …

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Refusing to Listen to the Voice of Discouragement

By Dave Andrusko The tagline on the 30-second YouTube video is “Empowering Women from the Start.” Which is to say that this educational ad produced by RTL of Michigan has an uplifting and inspiring message for women facing a crisis pregnancy: no matter what obstacles there are in your path, life is the best option.

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