Prejudice Against Down Syndrome

I read an article by a mother in Ohio who has a daughter with Down Syndrome. In it, she advocates for the right to abort a child diagnosed with Down Syndrome. There are several things she says that I appreciate and agree with, and one that I don’t.   First – She declined amniocentesis because…

Unplanned: Telling the Truth About Abortion

Abby Johnson, former director of a Planned Parenthood turned pro-life activist, recently wrote an open letter to audiences regarding the film “Unplanned,” a movie following Johnson’s pro-life conversion, which premiered in theaters last month. Why did she feel the need to address audience’s in advance? Because this film – made by the same conservative Christians…

Star Power: Mobilizing Celebrities for Life

Star Power: Mobilizing Celebrities for Life Abortion supporters do a great job of rallying star power to their cause. Celebrities like Scarlett Johansson, Emma Watson, Kristen Bell and Brie Larson are enlisted as vocal supporters of Planned Parenthood and laws that make abortion easily attainable.  Hollywood fundraisers capitalize on glitz and glamor to raise money…

Unplanned, Planned Parenthood, and Women’s Rights

In March we celebrate International Women’s Day. Their theme for this year stated, “A balanced world is a better world. How can you help forge a more gender-balanced world? Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.” We celebrate the value of all life. But we are also aware of a major…

The Difference Between Being “Pro-Life” and “Anti-Abortion”

In recent years, pro-choice activists have made a subtle, and sometimes not so subtle, attempt to rebrand pro-life advocates as “anti-abortion.” Media outlets favorable to pro-choice views have begun consistently calling pro-life laws “anti-abortion” and increasingly refer to pro-life activists as simply “anti-abortion.” At first glance, this may not seem like a harmful label. The…

Viable Does Not Mean Valuable

What does it mean to be viable?  Viability is the ability to live, especially under certain conditions, or the capacity to operate or be sustained. So when someone says a pregnancy is viable, they mean that the child has the ability to live under certain conditions, or the capacity to operate or be sustained. But…

Choosing Bravery

Hannah radiates joy. It’s hard to imagine this beautiful young woman shooting heroin and high on other drugs just a year ago. Her life was so radically changed because of her pregnancy and through the love of Christ she received onboard The Pregnancy Center’s Stork Bus. I love stories. They’re powerful and no one can…

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…