Pro Life. Pro Women.

The new Public Health Law of New York has the country talking. Some celebrate the new abortion laws while others reel in shock. The bill states its purpose to “…recognize a woman’s fundamental right to access safe, legal abortion.” This law also allows for abortions at “any time when necessary to protect a patient’s life…

Why We March?

When the March for Life gets closer each year we “go deep” within ourselves to answer a very personal question. WHY WE MARCH? After 46 years of “Marching for Life” we know we have definitely “build a pro-life movement”. Thanks to Organizations like Save the Storks, we can tangibly see how their marketing and graphic…

Supporting Women in an Unplanned Pregnancy

Kayley was 23. Her brother had recently passed away unexpectedly, the relationship she was in was falling apart, and having a child was the last thing on her mind. “The immediate shock of looking at a pregnancy test and seeing that it’s positive is, this has to be a mistake,” she says. “There’s no way.”…

How do Pregnancy Centers Support Women?

Our affiliates across the nation share story after story of how they help their clients. Few women simply receive a pregnancy confirmation and leave, never to be heard from again. Pregnancy Center staff deeply care for the women they serve, no matter what the pregnancy decisions may be. Here is counselling room where parenting classes are…

Churches: Open Your Eyes

For 40 years I have carried a heavy heart and regret with every breath my decision to end your precious life. I was afraid, I was selfish, I have been in turmoil my entire life. -Anonymous; AbortionMemorial.com   Christian Churches are filled with men and women who have experienced abortion. For some, it has been…

I’m a Pro-Life Millennial. I’m Not Alone.

Much has been written and discussed concerning the Millennial generation and, no doubt, this trend will only continue as this generation continues to age. Historians will, likely, attempt to dissect our supposed need for safe spaces, our everyone receives a trophy mindset, and our penchant for unrest and bucking authority. I will not attempt, here,…

You Saved My Daughter: How a Little Hope Makes All the Difference

“It’s a woman’s issue.” “My body, my choice.” “No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her own body.” “Pro-choice, the radical idea that women are people.” These are just some slogans found or chanted at pro-choice demonstrations. Save the Storks believes that all lives matter in the conversation of life….

A Baby’s Miraculous Journey

Have you ever felt like you should call a pre-natal baby a fetus or an embryo, or maybe even a zygote, because if you called him or her a baby, that might just be too controversial?  It’s as though talking about what happens in the womb is somehow off limits, because it makes pre-natal children…

Be a Stork Superhero on Giving Tuesday 2018

Giving Tuesday 2018 Today we announced details about our 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign! Our goal is to raise $90,000 and we know we can reach this with the support of you, our Stork Superheroes. 100% of funds raised up to the goal amount will go towards grants for Stork Buses in 2019 and 2020. Stork Superheroes are…

A Choice for Two

The Compassion Care Center Mobile crew parks in front of the abortion clinic. Their blessing bags with information and goodies are ready to be given to any woman who wants one. It’s a very busy morning for the abortion clinic, women kept the door rotating throughout the morning. No one responds to the invitations for…

How an Encounter with a Homeless Woman Resulted in Adoption, Love, Compassion and Action

Police Officer Jesse Whitten and wife Ashley, former Save the Storks team members, share their personal testimony of connecting with a homeless woman and later adopting her baby. Harlow Whitten has a safe place to call home because of her new parents. Jesse and Ashley Whitten adopted their six-month-old daughter after befriending Harlow’s biological mother…

Planned Parenthood transformed into Pregnancy Center

When Planned Parenthood moved into Bettendorf, Iowa, offering abortions to the community,  fervent prayer warriors fasted and prayed for three weeks in a little trailer on property directly across from the abortion clinic. In 2002, Bettendorf welcomed its first pregnancy help medical clinic, the Women’s Choice Center. This clinic was built exactly where those women…

“I’d like to share something that I’ve never told anyone before.” How compassion and vulnerability can change the abortion conversation.

“I’d like to share something that I’ve never told anyone before.” Nearly every time I speak at a church, someone approaches me after the service with some variation of that statement, followed by the story of their abortion. After I shared on a recent Sunday morning, a woman old enough to be my grandmother stepped…

Music Video for Eminem’s “River” Shows How Abortion Affects Men

Live Action News – Last December, rapper Eminem released a new album, “Revival.” The first single, titled “River,” has received heavy airplay on radios and is currently rising on the Billboard charts. But the song has gained notoriety because of its heavy subject matter: abortion. The lyrics not only discuss abortion, but show deep regret and pain, in…

“I Chose Life and God Changed Mine”: One Woman’s Story of Finding Unexpected Joy in an Unplanned Pregnancy

Seven years ago this fall, Lauren Urrea felt her world was crashing into a million pieces as she faced the undeniable, yet somehow unbelievable, reality that she was pregnant. For the first time in her life, Lauren found herself questioning—even if for a brief moment—her most foundational beliefs about God, family, career and most importantly,…