Pop Culture and Abortion

A TikTok influencer dances while explaining her pro-choice views, Taylor Swift lets you know via Instagram stories that she is heartbroken after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, and you’re seeing Facebook posts explaining how women’s rights are being taken away with little truth involved and no explanation to what happens during an abortion. Did […]

Over a decade of saves

Recently, pro-choice supporters have called out Pregnancy Resource Centers calling them “fake clinics” and stating they are misguiding women wanting abortion services. When a mother calls in to Options United seeking help for an unplanned pregnancy, we listen. Each mother is facing a unique situation, some are similar but mostly they are scared, overwhelmed, or […]

A pro-choice voice for the voiceless

A voice for the voiceless is often a tag line used by pro-life advocates who value the sanctity of life and believe all life begins at conception. A baby in the womb is unable to advocate for themselves and when their first line of defense (their own parents) fail them then it is up to […]

The truth about pregnancy centers

Written by Julie Stuckenschneider Over the years pregnancy centers have earned a bad and unfair reputation from media sources and pro choice individuals. They claim these pro life facilities lie and deceive women and that they only care about them up until the baby is born. But these claims couldn’t be farther from the truth. […]

Promoting a culture of life

In recent years, more individuals within the pro-life movement have emphasized the importance of conveying a wholistic approach to the pro-life cause. This work is vital to the pro-life movement, because it authentically conveys the credibility of the pro-life movement to those who attack the pro-life cause as nothing more than ‘pro-birth.’ The phrase ‘pro-birth’ […]

Valerie’s Story

Physically, Valerie* was starting to feel better than she was a few weeks ago. She also wasn’t sure if she felt kicks from her developing baby or if it was just her ever present hunger pains. Mentally however she was a complete wreck. She felt a bit of relief knowing she still had options to […]

Choosing Adoption

Written by Julie Stuckenschneider Each year there are roughly 1.3 million abortions. Only 4% of the women with unwanted pregnancies place their children through adoption. It is estimated that there are somewhere between 1-2 million couples wanting to adopt each year. So looking at these numbers one would think there are plenty of couples wanting […]

National Sanctity of Human Life Day

Today is National Sanctity of Human Life Day. Why? 47 years ago, the Supreme Court made one of the most devastating legal and moral decisions in history. Roe v. Wade established a death sentence for over 60 million innocent baby boys and girls of every race and socioeconomic background in the US. Now, this day […]

National Human Rights Month: Recognizing the Humanity of the Human Fetus

December is National Human Rights Month – a time to recognize and protect the rights of each human being. The pro-life movement isn’t just pro-baby or pro-birth. It’s about respecting the dignity of human life from conception to natural death. In honor of this month, we’d like to share some of our favorite pro-life facts […]

Now That It’s Over

“Now that it’s over, I just wanna hold her. I’d give up all the world to see that little piece of heaven looking back at me. Now that it’s over, I just wanna hold her. I gotta live with the choices I made and I can’t live with myself today.” -Lucy, Skillet Today is National […]