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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This Viral Video Shows the Raw and Beautiful Parts of the Adoption Process

It’s been a little over a year since Genesis Media Solutions posted Matt and Katie’s moving adoption story. It’s been passed around the internet ever since and collectively has over five millions views. This couple’s beautiful story has been an inspiration to many. SHARE ON FACEBOOK! Adoption is an emotional process for everyone involved. This story…

When a Vegan “Comes Out” at Thanksgiving Dinner

SHARE ON FACEBOOK! You wouldn’t pressure a vegan to eat meat on Thanksgiving, but every day women around the globe are pressured into abortion. Cheryle is just one of many women who has shared her story with us — the pressure, the pain, and the regret. She wrote, “I began to cry harder as they…

Heartbreaking Interviews of Pro-Choice Women Talking About Their Abortions

Mainstream pro-choice media tells us women don’t regret their abortions. Proponents of abortion claim “studies have proven this fact and it can’t be refuted.” While other studies have proven women do regret their abortions, the most telling source is, well, the women themselves. BBC News recently published an article that, while still shrouded in pro-choice…

World-Famous Supermodel Gracefully Obliterates Every Pro-Choice Argument

It’s been several years since supermodel, Kathy Ireland, appeared on Mike Huckabee’s talk show to talk about her stance on the issue of life. Even almost a decade later, Ireland’s responses to common pro-choice arguments are some of the most clear and concise we’ve ever heard. But Ireland wasn’t always pro-life. She became a Christian…

Pro-Choice Media Outlet Tries to Prove Abortion is Good for Women and Fails Miserably

Mainstream pro-choice media tells us women don’t regret their abortions. Proponents of abortion claim “studies have proven this fact and it can’t be refuted.” While other studies have proven women do regret their abortions, the most telling source is, well, the women themselves. BBC News recently published an article that, while still shrouded in pro-choice…

Pro-Choicers are Freaking Out Over This One Word Used in GOP Tax Plan

This week, pro-choicers are up in arms over one single word included in the GOPs proposed tax plan. The plan allows for families to open what’s called a 529 education savings accounts for their unborn children. Apparently the “unborn” are now on par with Darth Vader. Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America explains, “This…

Famous R&B Singer Reveals Dark Truths of the Music Industry – “Have an Abortion or Leave the Group”

Tamika Scott, member of the popular 1990s R&B group, Xscape, revealed that the management team tried to pressure her to have an abortion when she became pregnant at the height of the group’s fame. On a recent episode of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, the singer said, “They gave me an ultimatum to stay…

NFL Star Loses Son Hours Before His Game—Honors Him With an Incredible Post

San Francisco 49er Marquis Goodwin shared this beautiful and heartbreaking photo this past weekend. His post on Instagram shares that his son, who was born prematurely, tragically passed away. He shared, “I just wanna thank those who’ve genuinely prayed for @morganakamomo & myself through out this pregnancy. Unfortunately we lost our baby boy due to…

Sandra Bullock Will Star as the “Abortion Barbie” in a New Pro-Choice Film

These days it’s hard to find a space in which Hollywood isn’t trying to push their political agenda, especially regarding the issue of abortion. Actress Sandra Bullock has largely managed to stay out of the political sphere, but unfortunately, those days are over. Last Thursday, news was announced that Bullock will play the former pro-abortion senator,…

Ridiculous Tweet Claims Access to Abortion Makes Women “People”

In light of recent pro-life legislations, including the Heartbeat Protection Act and the recent Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, pro-choicers have taken to twitter (again) with the hashtag #NoAbortionBan. To summarize, The Heartbeat Protection Act bans abortion past the point at which a heartbeat can be detected (which is usually around six weeks), with…

TV Show “This Is Us” Just Got Really Pro-Life

This week’s episode of This Is Us contained a surprising pro-life statement, paired with misinformed pro-choice propaganda. The episode contains a flashback to 2008, the day before Randall was expecting his first child. In the midst of stress at work and the uncharted territory of being a first time parent, we find him on the…

I Support Abortion Bans and No, I’m Not a Blood-Sucking, Woman-Hating, Neanderthal

In light of recent pro-life legislations, including the Heartbeat Protection Act and the recent Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, pro-choicers have taken to twitter (again) with the hashtag #NoAbortionBan. To summarize, The Heartbeat Protection Act bans abortion past the point at which a heartbeat can be detected (which is usually around six weeks), with…

Olympian Shawn Johnson Shares Heart Wrenching Miscarriage Story – And Her Reaction Goes Viral

Earlier this week, Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson and husband and NFL player, Andrew East, released a video, taking their viewers through some of the most exciting and challenging 48 hours of their lives. While Shawn and Andrew were both traveling for work, Shawn found out she was pregnant. While the pregnancy was unplanned and she…

Tear-Jerking Dancing With The Stars Performance Dedicated to Adoptive Parents — Being Adopted “Literally Saved My life.”

This week on Dancing with the Stars was the “Most Memorable Year Night,” a chance for the competitors to commemorate the most significant year in their lives. For the former Hamilton and Grease Live! star, Jordan Fisher, that year was 2005—the year he was officially adopted. The 23-year-old explained, “I was taken in by my grandmother and grandfather from…

This Dancing with the Stars Performance Celebrates Life and It Has Us Bawling

This week on Dancing with the Stars was the “Most Memorable Year Night,” a chance for the competitors to commemorate the most significant year in their lives. For the former Hamilton and Grease Live! star, Jordan Fisher, that year was 2005—the year he was officially adopted. The 23-year-old explained, “I was taken in by my grandmother and grandfather from…

Are You Pro-Life? Twitter Might Be Censoring You.

Earlier this week, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn from Tennessee announced she will be running for a seat in the U.S. Senate. She released a campaign video as a Twitter ad, which was quickly pulled from the site due to “inflammatory language” that would “likely evoke strong negative emotions,” according to a Twitter representative. But what in…

Planned Parenthood is Making Up Facts About the 20-Week Abortion Ban and It’s Super Embarrassing.

This Monday, the Trump administration announced that it is officially supporting The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, a House bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, the point at which unborn children can feel pain.  Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader, announced last week that the House would vote on H.R. 36 today, October 3rd. He said…

Duck Dynasty’s Missy Robertson Proclaims: “I’m a True Feminist” and “God is Pro-Choice”

Like many of her family members, Missy Robertson of Duck Dynasty has not been afraid to use her platform of fame to talk about her faith and other controversial issues. Her blog and social media accounts are filled with Bible verses and other gospel-centered encouragements. Last week Robertson took center-stage at the Mom’s March for…

‘Goonies’ Star Martha Plimpton Says Her First Abortion Was Her “Best One”

Back in June, actress Martha Plimpton sat casually on the stage of Seattle’s Town Hall at an event hosted by #ShoutYourAbortion. Next to her was former Planned Parenthood medical director and self-proclaimed “Christian” abortionist, Willie Parker, who cites his faith as his reason for performing abortions. Plimpton began the casual interview with Parker by telling…

Planned Parenthood Told Me: “You Should Schedule an Abortion With Your Ultrasound.”

Despite being an organization that champions “choice,” we had a hunch that Planned Parenthood doesn’t actually care about choices for women. So we made some calls. We’ve contacted nearly one hundred Planned Parenthood affiliates so far, asking a simple question: Do you offer ultrasound? If they answered yes, we ask how much it costs. Each clinic…

New Oregon Bill Makes Abortion 100% Free. Here’s How it Will Harm Millions.

On Tuesday, longtime pro-choice activist and Oregon governor, Kate Brown, officially signed into law a bill which forces taxpayers to pay for abortions of both citizens and undocumented immigrants. Constituents will be required to pay taxes that will directly provide abortions, even in the most extreme cases. What is known as the Reproductive Health Equity…

We Called 100 Planned Parenthood’s–Here’s What We Found Out…

Despite being an organization that champions “choice,” we had a hunch that Planned Parenthood doesn’t actually care about choices for women. So we made some calls. We’ve contacted nearly one hundred Planned Parenthood affiliates so far, asking a simple question: Do you offer ultrasound? If they answered yes, we ask how much it costs. Each clinic…

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…