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When Free Speech and Millions of Lives are on the Line…

This piece was reprinted with permission from Pregnancy Help News and was written by Jay Hobbs.  All five pro-life pregnancy help organizations on the Hawaiian islands are the stroke of a pen away from being forced by law to advertise abortions, following a vote by Hawaii’s house of representatives Tuesday in Honolulu. With only 10 of […]

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 […]

My Mother Was Gang Raped, but Heroically Gave Me Life

This piece was reprinted with permission from Pregnancy Help News and was written by Juda Myers.  All my life I was told how special I was to be loved so much by not one, but two sets of parents. People would ask about my “real” parents, but I knew my adopted parents were my “real parents.” […]

5 Ways Being Adopted has Influenced Who I am as a Mom

When I was around three-months-old, I was adopted into a loving family. My older brother is also adopted. Adoption was a major part of our family’s story and culture growing up. We were told about how my parents struggled to get pregnant and pursued adoption, only to find the “perfect” babies to form their family. […]

I Was Fifteen, Afraid, and Told I Had No Other Choice

This true story was submitted to us by Stacy.  I was 15 years old, and so afraid for my mother to find out. I was sure she would tell me that I had to have an abortion. And I was right. When she found out, she backed me into a corner and made me feel […]

A Hundred Reasons Why Having a Baby Just Wouldn’t Work

The following story comes from Gulf Coast Storks in Southwest Florida. The gynecologist put her hand on mine as she told me I was pregnant. I was in shock. I couldn’t have a baby right now with everything that was happening in my life—large work commitments, a possible wedding in the future, and my mom’s […]

The Day I Met My Baby

The following story comes from Human Coalition – Pittsburgh. “There’s no way I’m sticking around if you keep this baby.” That’s what my boyfriend said to me when I found out I was pregnant last month. So, I had to pick between my boyfriend, who I’ve been with for five years, or this baby, who […]

“If I Stay Too Long, I Might Choose to Keep the Baby”

The following story comes from Several Sources Shelter in Englewood, NJ. Last April, I found out I was pregnant with my fifth child. When I told my husband Jose, he responded by saying, “So, what are you going to do? You know we can’t afford another baby now.” I made an appointment to get an abortion […]

Eight Kids, No Job, and the Bus that Changed Everything

The following story comes from Women’s Choice Center in Bettendorf, IA. I found out I was pregnant about two months ago. With eight children, no job, and a boyfriend serving time in prison, this news didn’t come easy. I was excited to meet my child but had no idea how I would raise nine children on […]

A Positive Pregnancy Test and How I Tried to “Wish” it All Away

The following story comes from Human Coalition – Pittsburgh. I walked into my bathroom to see the two pink lines appearing on the pregnancy test. “No! I can’t be pregnant!” I thought to myself. I had just settled into a full-time job, my boyfriend didn’t want kids, and I didn’t have any health insurance. I […]