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Because of You
A Heart Turned to Truth
Because of You"Several years ago my drinking brought my family to the bring of despair."


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Your Daughter's Experience

Help parents understand thier pregnant teen's emotions with this helpful guide from Focus on the Family.

Moms and Dads Want Schools to Teach Abstinence

A survey conducted showed that a majority of parents recognize abstinence is the only surefire way to protect their kids.

A Thank You to Pregnancy Resource Directors

Oh, I was a master at hiding my hurt and fear but this day was harder than most. I walked into the interview totally unprepared for what God was about to do in my heart.

Beyond the Crisis

Ten years ago, Heather Gemmen's pro-life theology collided with the reality of rape. What should she do?

The Big Lie

When it comes to the fight for pro-family and pro-life policies in the public arena, never underestimate the chutzpah of the anti-family forces.

What the Media Won’t Tell You About Stem Cell Research

New studies threaten to undermine everything you’ve been told about embryonic stem cell research. The following is a must-read for anyone interested in this subject.

Honestly Pro-Life? — Saving Preborn Babies With Special Needs

Seeing the need to offer birth parents the option of life, CHASK (an acronym for “Christian Homes and Special Kids”) was founded by Tom and Sherry Bushnell in Porthill, Idaho.

The Gift of Life

Share the what a gift life can be through this drama.

Myths About Abortion

Here are three myths about abortion.

Abortion Trauma and Child Abuse

Does the abortion of "unwanted children" truly prevent child abuse?

What Does God Say About Abortion?

Here are excerpts from the Focus on the Family booklet titled, "What Does God Say About Abortion?"

Christian Mothers, Daughters and Abortion

In women's decisions to get abortions, a common denominator surfaces in the decision-making process: their mothers.

Date Rape and Emergency Contraception

You may have heard of emergency contraception, better known as the “morning after” pill, for a woman who has had unplanned, unprotected or forced sex and is concerned about the possibility of pregnancy. What exactly is this medication, and how does it work?

The Greatest Moral Evil of Our Time

Dr. James Dobson said, "I consider abortion to be the greatest moral evil of our time, because of the worth of those little babies." Is Dobson correct? Does abortion rise to that level, or is it just one social evil among equals (homelessness, fatherlessness, hunger, etc.)

The Sanctity of Human Life

The gates of hell have been flung open and war has been declared upon the most innocent and defenseless among us. Why?

Marketing Your Center During Sanctity of Human Life Week

Don't get caught unprepared for the Sanctity of Human Life Week.

Why Carry a Dying Child?

The diagnosis that an unborn child has a life-threatening disease or anomaly is a particularly heavy cross for a family to bear.

Focus on the Family Challenges Christians on Abortion in the Church

Focus on the Family challenges clergy members to consider recent statistics on abortion in the church when addressing their congregations.

Online Resource Kits for Pregnancy Centers

Focus on the Family Pregnancy Resource Ministry has assembled some new online resource kits to help your counseling endeavors.

Our "Tess-timony"

A testimony about how one person's adverse pregnancy diagnosis changed her life forever.

Our Son Joe

The following letter was written to Dr. Dobson recently from the father of a child born with Spina Bifida.

The Price Tag of Love

Is there a price for love? I paid a price when, during my late teens and early twenties, I abandoned my faith in God for life in the fast lane.

What is the Morning After Pill?

Detailed information about the morning after pill, how it works.

Abortion Risks

While abortion seems like a "quick fix" for a long-term problem, it is a permanent decision that has physical, emotional and spiritual risks to the mother of the baby.

Abortion Statistics

Here is a summary of abortion statistics since 1973.

Abortion Statistics-Who and Why?

The U.S. Supreme Court has given women the right to choose. The ruling, known as Roe vs. Wade , which gave women the right to decide whether or not to bear children reads as follows:

Abortion and Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

Among women who had been pregnant at least once, the risk of breast cancer in those who had experienced an induced abortion was 50% higher than among other women.

Abortion and the African-American Community

While only 14% of the women in the U.S. of childbearing age are African American, the most recent national statistics (1997) show that 35.9% of all abortions were performed on African-American women.

Abortion and the Born-Again Christian

One out of every six abortions are performed on women who identify themselves as “born again” Christians. With some 1.5 million women submitting to abortion each year, this equals 250,000 evangelically oriented Christians aborting annually.

Abortion is Big, Profitable Business

This is a press release by STOPP International on April 15, 2002. STOPP International is a division of American Life League and is dedicated to fighting Planned Parenthood's anti-life agenda.

Are There Health Risks to Taking the Morning After Pill?

Information on the health risks of taking the morning after pill, otherwise known as "emergency contraception" or "EC."

Are You a Prisoner of Abortion?

Consider which of the following might indicate that the abortion in your past still holds you prisoner.

Definition of Abortion-Minded and Vulnerable

Clients can be defined as "abortion-minded," "abortion-vulnerable," and "intending to carry to term." Here is a clarification of those terms.

Feeling Pressured Into an Abortion?

Women who feel pressured to choose abortion in order to comply with the needs or wishes of others are at high risk.

HIV Screening as a Tool to Reach More Abortion-Minded Clients

A new, effective tool to help your center reach more abortion-minded clients.

Healing After Abortion

If you have ever had an abortion, you probably feel very much alone with the memories of your experience. Perhaps the father of the baby has long since passed out of your life. Or it seems as if no one wants to hear about your pain anymore. So you’ve taken all those complicated feelings surrounding the abortion decision and stuffed them down and tried not to think about them,right?

It Wouldn't be Like I Was Getting an Abortion, Right?

Is taking the Morning After pill like getting an abortion?

Multiple Abortions-Multiple Grace

30 years ago I chose to have an abortion. I was 19, in college and in a committed relationship. I became pregnant.

RU 486 Sure?

Know the Facts About the "abortion pill" before you decide.

Reaching the 21st Century Woman

Vital new research of abortion-vulnerable young women was conducted in Colorado less then a year ago. This groundbreaking research became the basis for a bold new multi-media campaign that's scheduled to reach the market this year.

Symptoms of Post-Abortion Stress

The aftermath of abortion can be very painful. This is a list of post-abortion syndrome symptoms.

The Grandchild We'll Never Know

Helpful information for the parent who has lost a grandchild through abortion or adoption.

Until Then

A mother writes poignant poems about her aborted child.

What is RU 486?

Mifepristone/RU-486 is the first in a two-drug chemical abortion technique given to women who are up to seven weeks pregnant.

Who Has Abortions?

Based on these statistics, 5.6 million women in our churches have chosen abortion as a way out of an unwanted pregnancy.

Your Daughter's Abortion and You

Detailed information about mothers and their daughter's abortion

God as Creator

God is the Creator of Life. Learn several reasons why we can accept this amazing truth.

Behind the Walls

Some have said my story is unique in that I have had the rare experience of being behind the walls of a Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic.


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