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Pro-life Language Dos and Don’ts

“The tongue has the power of life and death,” Proverbs 18:21  Our words hold the power of life and death. That is why it is so important to consider the words that we use when speaking on the topic of pro-life. Some people unknowingly use words that are outdated or have become stigmatic. Others have a […]

Karen’s Abortion Story: “I Wish I Had Said ‘Yes.'”

“Do you smoke marijuana?” I was so stunned by the question that I told the truth, which I wasn’t used to doing. “Well, we are learning that can mess up pregnancy test results,” said the nurse. “Since you were here last month with a negative result and still haven’t gotten your period, are you able […]

Star of Unplanned, Ashley Bratcher, On Being a Woman in Pro-Life 

“Women need to tell their stories”  By Brittany Smith  When Ashley Bratcher found out she had landed the lead role in the movie Unplanned, she considered herself “personally pro-life,” but admits she didn’t know much about the issue. As she read the script, which tells the story of Abby Johnson, a Planned Parenthood director turned pro-life advocate, Bratcher […]

5 Ways To Support a Friend Facing an Unplanned Pregnancy 

Unexpected doesn’t have to mean unprepared   By Brittany Smith According to the Guttmacher Institute, almost half of all U.S. pregnancies are unplanned.   Which means many women, maybe even someone you know, are wrestling with an overwhelming number of questions and emotions after they receive a positive pregnancy test.   But there are ways you can help. Especially for friends who might be feeling the pressure […]

Brienda’s Story: How Choosing Life Changed Hers

In the midst of uncertainty, one pregnancy center steps in  By Natasha Smith Trapped in an abusive relationship, isolated from family and friends, and embarrassed about her situation, Brienda stared at the two lines on her home pregnancy test. Overwhelming feelings of sadness and confusion boiled over in her heart. She knew she couldn’t bring […]

Pregnancy Resource Centers offer reliable healthcare options

What Planned Parenthood doesn’t want you to know about local, life-saving support for women By Brittany Smith The United States is home to more than 3,500 pregnancy resource centers (PRC). These local, nonprofit organizations provide a variety of services, like ultrasounds and free pregnancy tests, for women facing an unplanned pregnancy. Critics of PRCs often […]

Supporting Women in an Unplanned Pregnancy

Kayley was 23. Her brother had recently passed away unexpectedly, the relationship she was in was falling apart, and having a child was the last thing on her mind. “The immediate shock of looking at a pregnancy test and seeing that it’s positive is, this has to be a mistake,” she says. “There’s no way.” […]

JUST RELEASED: 1 of Every 3 Babies is Aborted in New York City

The latest figures from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention have revealed a staggering reality — that in 2014, one third of pregnancies in New York City were ended in abortion. The report, released by the CDC just after Thanksgiving, indicates that a total of 67,620 abortions were performed in New York City, compared […]

My Abortion Story and the Silent Wounds I Carry

This isn’t just another blog, or another story. This is my story. This is a story that’s never been told. I carry it with me every single day and it is a painful part of my life that never seems to heal. I grew up in a small town. I was fortunate enough to have […]