(LiveActionNews) —Last May, California parents Andy and Mercedes Lara shared the incredible story of Sunflower Mae, a little girl they adopted just days after her birth. Sunflower was born with a joyful spirit, exuberant personality, and Down syndrome.
When Dawn Milberger learned that her birth parents tried to end her life before she was born, she began a journey of forgiveness that has brought Dawn through the ups and downs of life. Dawn was adopted after she was born, and her adoptive family raised her with a strong Christian identity that taught Dawn to value the gift of adoption, and see her role as an adoptee as part of God’s bigger plan.
Since the passage of the Pro-Life Omnibus Bill (HB 2) in 2013, anti-Life advocates have sought to make abortion more accessible in Texas. Cicada Collective is one such group, describing itself as “a queer and trans* people of color centered organization” with the mission of “providing practical abortion support.”
When Andy and Mercedes Lara began sharing Sunflower Mae’s story, she captured the hearts of thousands. Sunflower has Down syndrome, a chromosomal abnormality that is caused by an extra chromosome in each cell of the body. Individuals with Down syndrome have special physical and developmental needs, and the Laras were ready for the challenge when they intentionally sought out a child with special needs during their adoption journey.
An “uncompromising attempt to reconcile the world’s beauty with its cruelty.” This is how the LA Times’ Julie Salamon described the late Holocaust survivor Magda Denes’ memoir, Castles Burning. Perhaps this attempt at reconciling beauty with cruelty was muddled by Denes’ other uncompromising quality: fierce devotion to abortion. A soul ravaged at a young age by war and paternal abandonment, Denes underwent an abortion of her own in the early 1970s.
Back in 2012, Kate Douse gave birth to extremely premature twins at only 23 weeks of pregnancy. Kate thought there was no hope for her girls, knowing that normally babies are not considered medically viable until 24 weeks.
(LiveActionNews) -- CREDO, a wireless carrier with mobile, long-distance, and credit card services, is on a mission to fund abortion through donations to groups like Planned Parenthood. CREDO describes itself as a company for “progressive individuals” that effects “social change through everyday acts of commerce.” And they’re rounding out 2014 with a big fat check for the abortion giant.
(LiveActionNews) — Planned Parenthood and the abortion lobby have long rallied for U.S. Peace Corps members to have abortion coverage footed by federal tax funding. According to The Hill, efforts by Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) have granted their wish through the Appropriations bill:
(LiveActionNews) — When Planned Parenthood can’t bully its way to what it wants, it can still wish ill upon things that don’t go its way – like the Helms Amendment. In a tweet last week, the group used The Smiths and their song, “Unhappy Birthday,” as a mouthpiece to convey its sentiments toward the Helms Amendment: