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’ […]

Prayer moves mountains

Written by Julie Stuckenschneider In this day and age the fight to save the unborn can be an exhausting, challenging and discouraging one. You know what is right and what you believe but society, social media, Hollywood and everything in between keeps telling you differently. You want to stand up and do something, make a […]

“We are at a tipping point”

March for Life returned to Washington D.C. this year and the energy was captivating. The highlight was holding on to the hope that this would be the last March in which Roe v. Wade was still law. New Jersey Representative, Chris Smith stated “We are at a tipping point” in reference to Roe v. Wade […]

Linking abortion to contraception?

Written by María Belén Eyheramonho It’s a common idea that contraceptives should be used to avoid abortions. But, is it true that increasing the use of contraceptives will diminish the number of abortive practices? The answer to this topic doesn’t come from a particular situation, but from something deeper happening at a cultural level. I’m […]

Is God Pro-Choice or Pro-Life?

Written by Julie Stuckenschneider  In a recent podcast I listened to the topic of whether God was pro-life or pro-choice was brought up. The question was centered around the fact that He sacrificed His son on a cross so therefore it would make him pro-choice. It is clear when reading scripture that God values life […]

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 […]

Whitney’s Story

Whitney* was unexpectedly expecting her fifth baby. She didn’t know what she should do or what she was capable of doing. Adoption was something she was considering over abortion or parenting. Yet, she was still very much undecided on what to do, Confused. She reached out to Options United through the helpline. Whitney* decided to […]

Hannah’s Story

Hannah* didn’t know how many weeks she was in her pregnancy. She knew she wasn’t very far along which is why she was strongly considering having an abortion. Her situation wasn’t ideal so an abortion seemed like the most plausible choice. But Hannah didn’t get an abortion. She was able to hear her baby’s heartbeat […]