How to handle the negative opinions on the overturning of Roe v. Wade

As many other pro-life supporters I rejoiced at the overturning of Roe v. Wade. We should be celebrating and I will forever remember 2022 as the year Roe was finally overturned. What I didn’t anticipate was the reactions from pro-choice supporters and how incredibly disheartening they were to hear. Pro-choice politicians, major companies, and celebrities […]

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 […]

7 ways to join the pro-life movement

Celebrate Life  One of the most notable moments in my first pregnancy was a surprise baby shower. My pregnancy was unplanned and although I never considered abortion it was a stressful time. Seeing the outpouring of love for my baby was moving. In follow up calls with mothers, they often cite kindness they experienced at […]

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 […]

Peyton’s Story

“I had so many doubts.” If you’re currently expecting a child you may know the feeling of doubts in pregnancy. Or if you’re already a mother or father you can recall the doubts during that time. Doubts about the baby’s health. Doubts about childbirth. Doubts about child rearing. And so on… Doubts and anxiety do […]

To have kids or to not have kids?

Written by: Julie Stuckenschneider  I think it is safe to say everyone would agree we are living in challenging times. With all the violence, arguing, lock downs, closed schools, open borders and everything else going on we could easily say the world has gone mad. During these unprecedented times with what seems like no hope […]

Answered: The Secret to Pro-life Outreach

Ten years of hard, determined and focused pro-life effort has given us insight as to what works and what doesn’t. Success in pro-life terms is defined in different ways; funding cuts to abortion providers, education, lobbying, activism, social media outreach etc.  All are good and needed to battle the dominant culture that drives disrespect toward […]

Feeling Grateful on National Philanthropy Day

“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the creative light of altruism or the darkness of destructive selfishness… Life’s persistent and most urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Martin Luther King, Jr. Today is National Philanthropy Day – a day to celebrate charitable work, sacrifice, and generosity. Everyone can make […]

The Role of Grace in the Pro-Life Movement

In preparation for National Inspirational Role Models Month, I thought up the names of numerous pro-life figures who have been influential in my learning and activism. As I thought of names like Abby Johnson, Dr. Anthony Levatino, and Norma McCorvey, my mind raced through the potential backlash we might face on social media. Abby Johnson […]