Pregnancy Resource Centers: A Compassionate and Holistic Alternative (Resource) for Women Facing Unplanned Pregnancies

When those who support legalized abortion discuss their rationale for believing so, they often bring up scenarios of women and young girls who have faced unplanned pregnancies, stating that abortion is the most compassionate way to offer these individuals support during such a stressful time. These proponents of abortion appeal to the hearts of their […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Make a Difference Day

Every day is worth celebrating, and the 4th Saturday of October is no exception. Why? Today is Make a Difference Day! This day has been celebrated since 1992, drawing attention to the importance of making a positive impact in the world – whether that’s through donating money, volunteering time and labor, or raising awareness on […]

3,000 Voices Silenced Each Day… What Are You Doing About It?

When I was in high school, I was fairly active with an organization that helped innocent people being tortured, mutilated, abducted, enslaved, and murdered by the Lord’s Resistance Army, a terrorist organization in Africa. One of the campaigns I participated in was a day of silence to stand in solidarity with the victims, raise money, […]

What is Options United?

Options United’s 10th anniversary is fast approaching. In these 10 days leading up to our birthday (September 9th, 2019), we are celebrating all that God has done through Options United. You may be wondering…  What is Options United? How do we fit into the pro-life industry? What makes us different? We’re not your typical brick-and-mortar […]

How Options United Was Founded

I have often been asked, “Why did you start Options United?” Two experiences, in particular, led me down this road. While researching for a paper on phenomenology & morality (seriously!) I came across a piece in First Things magazine called A Failure to Communicate by Paul Swope. Mr. Swope was reviewing research done by Dr. […]