By Susanne Maynes As we reviewed her pregnancy history, I asked the young woman how she was doing emotionally in terms of her past abortion. Eyes downcast, she shrugged slightly and softly replied, “I did what I had to do.” She didn’t say, “I’m glad I had the abortion.” She didn’t tell me it made …Continue reading "How Pregnancy Centers Prevent the Exponential Trauma of Abortion, One Conversation at a Time"
By Katie Franklin On Friday, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed a budget bill into law which includes a $2 million appropriation for life-affirming pregnancy centers. The Choosing Childbirth Program, which was established by a 2017 law signed by then-governor Mary Fallin, will provide funds for services such as ultrasounds, medical exams, counseling, parenting classes, maternity …Continue reading "Oklahoma to Send $2 Million to Pregnancy Centers Helping Women"
By Karen Ingle On Tuesday, March 19, members of the European Parliament attended the first-ever “Babies Go to the European Parliament” event, organized by Cătălin Ivan, un-attached Member of the European Parliament (MEP), upon the initiative of Alexandra Nadane, executive director of Romania’s Saint Alexandra the Empress Counselling Center for Parents and Children and president …Continue reading "Politicians Brought to Tears as Babies Go to European Parliament for the First Time"
By Katie Franklin Fires, hurricanes, and unjust laws. These are just a few of the challenges that pro-life pregnancy help organizations have weathered over the last year—all while pursuing the mighty task of rescuing mothers and their children from abortion. It’s with these hardships in mind that Heartbeat International, a global network of 2,600 pregnancy …Continue reading "It’s Here! Week-long Celebration of Pro-life Pregnancy Centers"
By Katie Franklin “Hope. Compassion. Truth.” These are just a few of the commitments pregnancy help organizations make to clients in need of support during one of the most trying moments of their lives. That’s why it’s the tagline of a new website geared towards busting some of the most pervasive myths about their charitable …Continue reading "New Website Reveals Truth about Pregnancy Centers, Busting Pro-Abortion Myths"
By Moira Gaul Pregnancy centers were victorious at the Supreme Court earlier this summer, and that win is having a major ripple effect. In NIFLA v. Becerra, the court ruled 5-4 that states cannot require pro-life pregnancy centers to post advertisements promoting abortion, holding that such laws would violate the free speech rights of those …Continue reading "Celebrating 50 Years of Service This Week, Pro-life Pregnancy Centers Look Better Than Ever"
By Dave Andrusko The language pro-abortionists employ to describe Pregnancy Centers/Crisis Pregnancy Centers betrays not only their determination not to understand what these women-helping centers actually do, but also a willingness to freely distort to the point of absurdity. When it comes to talking about their nemesis, the actions of the Abortion Industry are the …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists lament there are 10 Pregnancy Centers for every abortion clinic in Texas"
By Calvin Freiburger HONOLULU, Hawaii – Pro-life pregnancy centers in Hawaii cannot be forced to tell women how to get abortion referrals or financial assistance for abortions, the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii ruled Thursday. Democrat Gov. David Ige signed SB 501, or Act 200, into law in July 2017. It required …Continue reading "Court strikes down Hawaii law forcing pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise abortions"
By Katie Franklin In yet another victory for free speech, last week a federal district court struck down a Hawaii law forcing pregnancy centers and pro-life doctors to advertise for abortion. The ruling marks the latest development since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a similarly unconstitutional California law in NIFLA v. Becerra this June. “Hawaii’s law …Continue reading "Federal District Court Strikes Down Hawaii Law Targeting Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers"
By Susanne Maynes Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at Pregnancy Help News. The young teen fidgeted with a strand of her hair. “If I’m pregnant, it’s too early for it to be a baby yet,” she told me. “When a pregnancy starts out, it’s a parasite. Then later, it turns into a …Continue reading "How the Loving Work of Pregnancy Centers Rescues Parents, Not Just the Preborn"
By Katie Franklin Once again, the American Medical Association has forfeited its authority on medical ethics to the dictates of the abortion lobby. In an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this July, pregnancy help centers are confusingly maligned as ideologically driven institutions that are simultaneously “dangerous” and ineffective at …Continue reading "American Medical Association Attacks Pro-life Pregnancy Centers…Again"
By Katie Franklin Today, a comprehensive report on the work of pregnancy help centers was released, celebrating 50 years of service and examining how the movement has evolved over the last half century. The 80-page report, “A Half Century of Hope, A Legacy of Life and Love: Pregnancy Center Service Report, Third Edition,” produced by …Continue reading "REPORT: U.S. Pregnancy Centers Served Nearly 2 Million People with Free Services in 2017"