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Pressure from Parents: Jasmine’s Story 

Legal help for minors being pressured into an abortion   Jasmine was 19 years old when she found out she was pregnant. At the time she was getting ready to graduate high school and go to college.   “I told my mom I was pregnant first. I had a feeling she was thinking I should get an abortion, but it was my dad that really […]

Mom Who Chose Life as a Teen Now Works in the Pro-Life Movement

Caitlyn Dixson graduated from college a year early with a double major. For the past six months, she has served as the executive director of Iowa Right to Life where she has utilized her political experience to lobby at the capitol for pro-life laws. These would be impressive feats for anyone, but for Dixson, she […]

A Teen Mom Speaks: Your Life Isn’t Over

This piece originally appeared on Secular Pro-Life’s blog and was written Erica Shupe. You wake up in the morning just like any other morning, but this morning turns different quickly. This morning you are stuck with an overwhelming feeling that you are about to vomit and you don’t know why. The smell of the eggs you’re cooking for […]

How Coffee With a Stranger Changed My Life

30 years ago I was already the single mother of a nine-year-old daughter that I had at age 17, and not making great choices in my life. I found myself pregnant once again as a 26 year old, and the father of the baby made it abundantly clear that he wanted no part of that […]