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 […]

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’ […]

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 […]

A Pro-Lifer’s Reflections and Prayer this Christmas

As Christmas morning rapidly approaches, I must remind myself of the reason we celebrate this wonderful season. As we all know, it isn’t about shopping, decorating, baking, and caroling. It isn’t about Santa Claus, elves, reindeer, and snowmen. It isn’t even about the charities we support during this season of giving. Of course, those things […]

What Options United Does With Your Support

It’s that time of year again – the season of giving. We know there are many causes tugging at your heartstrings. There’s only so much one can give so it can be difficult to determine where your generosity would be best spent. We hope Options United will be an organization you consider supporting this Giving […]

Reactions to David Daleiden’s $2 Million Loss to Planned Parenthood

2019 is a strange year to be living in. Kanye West is performing gospel services in prisons. Celebrities are boycotting the Salvation Army. Parents are forcing their children to physically change their gender. The world feels completely topsy turvy with morality being manipulated and contorted into the most unbelievable ways. If that wasn’t enough, we’ve […]

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 […]