“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…

When a Woman Is Pressured Into Abortion, It Is Not a Choice At All

Last week, a young girl name Samantha* came into the center looking to confirm her pregnancy. She was still in high school and had been driven to the center by her grandmother, who, I quickly noticed, was doing all the talking. Samantha sat back quietly as her grandmother asked questions about abortion. It was as…