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What’s a PRC? A Guide to Pregnancy Resource Centers

Many accuse the pro-life movement of only caring about bringing a baby into the world. Those on the pro-choice side may say that we don’t offer women support during her pregnancy, directly afterward, and beyond. Standing in direct opposition to this claim are pregnancy resource centers (or PRCs).  PRCs are the frontlines of the pro-life […]

Pregnancy Resources: How to Help Expecting Women

Imagine it’s two days before Christmas Eve. You’re 21 years old, homeless, and pregnant. You don’t know what to do now. You don’t know where to turn, who to turn to, or where to go. As a young expecting mother, you can’t find the pregnancy resources you need to survive, like shelter or care. By […]

Exciting Plans for Save the Storks in 2022

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary this year, we are celebrating 10 years of serving and empowering women. 10 years of saving lives, inspiring hope and compassion, and following God’s call to love the mother and protect the child. Looking forward to this year, we have so much in store as our mission continues and our vision grows. Here are […]

We Couldn’t Imagine Our Lives Without Her

One couple’s journey from planning for abortion to a choice for life. Stacy* started to panic as she watched her home pregnancy test confirm her fears: she was pregnant.   “We can’t have this baby,” her husband, Mark*, said.   They had an older son who was ready to leave for college, had both lost their jobs because of […]

Men Make a Difference

How One Small Town in Alaska is Helping Hundreds of Men Become Better Fathers By Natasha Smith  “Any strength that I possess, I can trace back to my dad.”   I said this in a conversation a few months ago and I keep reflecting on its reality. I am blessed to have an incredible, godly, hardworking, […]

Delivery Day: Notes from the Road

The story of a west coast Stork Bus   By Brittany Smith  On Tustin Street in Orange, Calif., sits a two-story Planned Parenthood. The brick structure is just a few miles from Interstate 5, what locals call “The 5,” or “the Orange Crush” — one of Southern California’s busiest highways. I know this location because I drove by it multiple […]

The Handmaid’s Fail 

Hulu & Planned Parenthood Collaboration Creates Misconceptions about Pregnancy Resource Centers   By Brittany Smith  Hulu’s hit drama, The Handmaid’s Tale, appears to take aim at pregnancy resource centers — a move celebrated by Planned Parenthood.   The show, an adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s book by the same name, is set in a dystopian future. One with plummeting birthrates where the few remaining fertile women […]

Pregnant And In College 

How E’Nisha Found Resources and Graduated College While Pregnant  By Katie Doryland E’Nisha was excited about her upcoming college graduation. She only had a few months left of school in the mountain town of Franklin, North Carolina. But her plans changed when she found out that she was pregnant.   At 23 years old, E’Nisha was now more worried about what her family back […]

“We Want to Eliminate the Need for Abortion”  

How One PRC is Flipping the Script on STI Testing, Sexual Health and the Spectrum of Care   By Brittany Smith  Recently, over the course of one week, Heather Lawless did intakes at her clinic for four women from the University of Idaho.  Finally, when the fifth client from the university walked in, she had to ask: “How did you hear about us?”  Lawless knew there was a Planned Parenthood just 10 […]

Pressured to Abort

In it together: How parenting classes prevent partner pressure By Brittany Smith  When Yolanda’s boyfriend found out she was pregnant, he left. She was living in Carson City, NV at the time and had no family nearby to rely on. Feeling abandoned and completely at a loss for what to do, Yolanda began researching options […]

On the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Pregnancy Centers More Important Than Ever  

2021 pivotal year for the pro-life movement   by Brittany Smith  This Friday, Jan. 22 marks the 48th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. The landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States. To commemorate, the White House issued a proclamation making Jan. 22 National Sanctity of Human Life Day.   2021 will likely be a year with big implications for the pro-life movement. A more conservative […]

Save the Storks Launches Newest Mobile Medical Unit  

State-of-the-art Stork Bus “Paloma” set to save lives in southern California  Life Centers of Ventura County (LCVC) is a pregnancy resource center (PRC) located in Oxnard, Calif. Just 60 miles outside of L.A. — a city with over 20 Planned Parenthood locations.  California is not a state that has been particularly kind toward pro-life efforts, with its governor openly criticizing pro-life initiatives over the years.   But LCVC has […]