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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 […]

Two Pregnancy Centers, Two Sets of Twins

Twins Bring Twice The Love At Two Pregnancy Centers During COVID-19 Lockdowns, shutdowns and constant anxiety; 2020 has been fraught with it all. Coincidentally, much of the uncertainty we have experienced this year is similar to what women facing an unplanned pregnancy often feel. It can be an incredibly scary time. Add pregnancy during a pandemic and things get even more complicated. This is why pregnancy resource centers […]

Pregnancy Resource Centers Provide Holistic Women’s Healthcare

Networks of pregnancy centers offer access to women’s healthcare across the nation By Brittany Smith  This month, September 30th, marks the observance of Women’s Health & Fitness Day. The annual observance highlights the importance of health awareness and access to healthcare for women. For the nation’s pregnancy resource centers, this focus on women’s health is […]

What a Young Mother Chose When Abortion Seemed to Be Her Only Option

How God was with this homeless, unemployed, and lonely immigrant through the work of pro-life individuals in her community.  Homelessness, unemployment  and lack of support from family cause considerable stress for anyone who experiences any of those factors. Now imagine combining all of that and adding the potential of deportation to Venezuela during the peak […]