According to a study by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, roughly 4.8 million college students are parents of dependent children. Despite there being an obvious need, affordable childcare for students is difficult to find. So when Texas A&M student Ashton Robinson, couldn’t find a babysitter for her son, her professor came to the rescue. She took […]
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Maddi Runkles, 18, is a 4.0 student who attends Heritage Academy in Maryland. In January, she found out she was pregnant and decided to keep her baby; she informed the school in February. Initially, the school’s administrator David Hobbs told Maddi that she would be suspended, removed as student council president, and would have to […]
Dear Maddi, I wish I could find words to express the combination of anger and sadness that I feel after reading the article about you in the New York Times. I have a few things in common with you: I am a Christian, I am pro-life, I went to a private, Christian junior high and […]
This piece originally appeared on Secular Pro-Life’s blog and was written by Claudia Turcott. I looked at the plus sign on the pregnancy test in disbelief… This couldn’t be happening. Just a short month before, I’d been told by an ob/gyn that I would need fertility treatments to ever be able to conceive. I had been having […]
I had something happen to me a few weeks ago that forced me to both look at and accept the views I have about pregnancy. It seems that almost every semester I learn that one of my students is expecting a baby. This last semester, two of my male students’ wives gave birth, and I […]
The following was written by Deborah Muse, an English Instructor at Crowder College in Webb City, Missouri. As women in the United States, most of us have a myriad of choices. We pride ourselves on making choices because our choices give us some sense of independence, self-worth, and control over our lives. This all sounds […]