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 […]

Jada* and Shawn’s* Story

Written by Julie Stuckenschneider Father, a title just about any man would love to hold one day. What about the fathers that don’t get the chance or the choice to become one? Often and especially spoken by those who are pro-life, fathers are painted as the villain in unplanned pregnancy stories. However, this is not […]

A precious kiss

This mother chose life for her baby and this month she’ll be celebrating Mother’s Day with him in her arms. Every save testimony is heartwarming but these photos of this mama loving on her baby boy were especially sweet. Each month I read through save testimonies so that I may write a save story. Sometimes […]

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. […]

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 […]

It’s not over

Written by Julie Stuckenschneider  I’m just going to say what a handful of women feel but too scared to say. Lots of women believe once you’re pregnant your career is over. This isn’t true. Allyson Felix, Lindsay Flach and Kerri Walsh Jennings are three price examples of success during and after pregnancy. All three women […]