Brenna Skattebo

Brenna works in the marketing department as the Content Manager and loves having the chance to draw people into what Save the Storks is doing through storytelling and keeping them up-to-date with pro-life news. When she’s not saving storks, she can be found exploring Colorado with her husband or playing with her adorable niece and nephew. Follow her adventures on Instagram.

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Comedian Louis C.K. Shocks Audience–“Abortion is Killing Babies!”

In his Netflix special “2017,” Louis C.K. challenges a topic even comedians often leave untouched. The issue of abortion is nearly one-sided when it comes to the limelight. Hollywood, actors and comedians alike, more often than not, have chosen to ignore the lives of the unborn, the very lives that are taken by abortion. But in “2017,”…

New Netflix Original, ‘GLOW,’ Attempts to Portray a “Realistic Abortion”… and Fails Miserably.

It’s been four years since Netflix began producing and releasing its own content for the world to consume (or shall I say “binge”). What was once a conduit for television shows and movies is now a leader in the entertainment game, producing more original series or films than any other American network in 2016. Needless to say,…

3 Ways Lena Dunham and her Celebrity Friends are Lying to You — A NEW Planned Parenthood Ad

Lena Dunham is at it again. Earlier this week, the actress and pro-choice activist published another celebrity-studded video promoting Planned Parenthood. Featuring Judd Apatow, Jennifer Lawrence, Gloria Steinem, and many more, the short video urges viewers to call their Senators and “demand they do what’s right for women’s health.” The claims made in the video…

Vice President Pence’s Latest Speech on the Sanctity of Human Life and Why You Need to Hear It…

Last Friday, Vice President Mike Pence spoke at the “Focus on the Family” 40th Anniversary Celebration in Colorado Springs, Colorado. His speech centered around the sanctity of human life and the celebration that “life is winning in American again.” Abortion has taken center stage in political and ethical conversations in a way that it hasn’t…

‘Wonder Woman’ Actress Shot Battle Scene While Five Months Pregnant and Here’s Why It’s Important

After the initial filming of D.C. Entertainment’s Wonder Woman, the cast and crew were called back to set for retakes of the film’s major battle scene. At this point, the Wonder Woman actress, Gal Gadot, was five months pregnant. The Israeli Defense Forces veteran and Miss Israel 2004 has experience being a strong female role model, but…

This Just In: Famous Director Releases New Planned Parenthood Ad and Here’s How it’s Really, Really Manipulative

Yesterday, Joss Whedon, Hollywood director and writer, released a dramatic short film on YouTube, entitled ‘UNLOCKED,’ showing what the world would be like without Planned Parenthood. The video’s description reads, “‘UNLOCKED’ highlights the vital role Planned Parenthood health centers play in the lives of millions of women in communities nationwide. The video follows three different…

Touching Pro-Life Short Film Shows the Inherent Value of All Life

“City of Saints,” a mini-documentary film series featuring seven true stories, just released its fourth episode, entitled “The Unexpected Gift.” The episode follows a young mom as she shares her journey through teen pregnancy. Just after telling her parents, the expecting teen went to her first ultrasound appointment, to learn that her son likely wouldn’t live…

President Trump’s Latest Signature and What it Means for the Pro-life Movement

Two weeks ago, the U.S. Senate passed H.J.Res. 43 to undo a regulation enacted under the Obama Administration that required states to fund abortion providers, such as Planned Parenthood, through Title X, a family planning funding stream. Today, President Donald Trump signed this bill into law.  Speaker Paul Ryan responded by saying, “This is a major pro-life…

Woman Was Forced Into Getting an Abortion as a Teen

More and more women have been sharing their abortion stories via social media, many of them recording their stories for their YouTube audiences. We came across this heartbreaking video in which a woman named Xiehriex shares her abortion story from when she was fifteen. Like many women, Xiehriex was not empowered by her ability to access…

Vice President Pence’s Tie-Breaking Vote for Life and What it Means

Yesterday the U.S. Senate passed H.J.Res. 43 to undo a regulation enacted under the Obama Administration that required states to fund abortion providers, such as Planned Parenthood, through Title X, a family planning funding stream. Led by Representative Diane Black, the House of Representatives had passed H.J.Res. 43 in February, to roll back the regulation and…

Maegan’s Story — Abortion is Not Pro-Woman

The pro-choice side of the abortion debate has attempted to spread the narrative that abortion is good for women and that it is intrinsic to their empowerment. But so often, we find that women do not identify with this narrative – their stories differ greatly from the one they are being fed. We came across…

Teen Vogue’s Horrible Advice and a Sixteen-Year-Old’s Powerful Response

Earlier this month Teen Vogue wrote a list of “11 Thoughtful Gifts Your Friend Who Had an Abortion Would Appreciate.” The list includes a “Girl Power” hat, an “F U-terus” pin, a Ruth Bader Ginsburg coloring book, and several more junk-drawer worthy items. The article reads, “So your friend is about to have an abortion. Of…

Lena Dunham’s Light-Hearted Portrayal of America’s Largest Abortion Provider

Last month, actress and producer, Lena Dunham, came out with “100 Years,” a cartoon mini documentary that celebrates the history of Planned Parenthood and the “women who sacrificed everything to bring us safe and affordable reproductive health care.” Narrated by a long list of celebrities—including America Ferrera, Mindy Kaling, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, and many…

There’s No Such Thing As a Safe Abortion

Brandon Stanton, the photojournalist behind the ongoing project “Humans of New York” recently released a heartbreaking story about a woman’s abortion and the traumatic aftermath. “I didn’t want to be a mother. I was eighteen. We weren’t in love. I had goals I wanted to accomplish. So I made the hardest decision of my life….

Not Getting an Abortion Apparently “Causes Anxiety.”

“Is abortion bad for women?” This question has been answered time and time again by numerous scientific studies, which prove that, yes, abortion is bad for a woman’s health – physically and mentally. This is why abortion clinics are often required to inform women of the adverse effects of the procedure. Think of that one…

Why We March

In September of 2015, the hashtag #ShoutYourAbortion began popping up all over social media, creating a digital community of women who were “shouting” their abortion experiences in the form of tweets, videos, Facebook posts, etc. This is the “new movement” on the pro-choice side–it’s personal and it’s effective and it’s changing the landscape surrounding the…