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Prepared to Defend Life

Prepared to Defend Life

I am the mother of four children, and I have a deep commitment to and love for our schools. I have had nights when I was unable to sleep thinking about how important it is to teach young people about the sanctity of human life.

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The Label Doesn’t Apply

The Label Doesn’t Apply

On a beautiful spring day, I was wearing a prolife T-shirt emblazoned with the words “I protect babies. What’s your superpower?” As I was walking down the sidewalk, a young lady raced past me. Then she stopped, turned, and asked me what my T-shirt meant.

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One Brave Woman

One Brave Woman

When Lucretia Boehm became pregnant with her eighth child, her doctor was concerned. Mrs. Boehm was getting older, and she had already been through seven pregnancies and deliveries. After some consideration, the doctor recommended that Mrs. Boehm have an abortion.

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Church, Politics, and Life

Church, Politics, and Life

Did you know, no church has ever lost its tax exempt status for being politically active? That’s right! There has never been a church in U.S. history that has lost its tax status for being involved in politics. So why do churches shy away from anything even remotely political?

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A Lifestyle of Advocacy

A Lifestyle of Advocacy

Nothing in my life quite reveals my need for Jesus as sidewalk advocacy. Abortion-bound women face so many challenges, life issues, and sometimes dangers, too. In her decision to abort, there are often relationship factors, emotional pressures, lies she believes, circumstantial trouble, and a lack of support.

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Could Birth Control End Abortion?

Could Birth Control End Abortion?

People who support abortion often claim that to decrease the number of abortions we should embrace artificial contraception. While Grand Rapids Right to Life doesn’t take a position on birth control, it does play some role in the matter of abortion that cannot be denied.

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I Would Do It All Again

I Would Do It All Again

I had my son at 15 years old … just three weeks shy of my sixteenth birthday. I found out when I was two months’ pregnant after taking several home pregnancy tests. My son’s dad and I discussed our options, and we were very determined to have our child.

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Our Prayer Each Night

Our Prayer Each Night

In the United States, there are approximately two million infertile couples waiting to adopt. Many times these couples are happy to adopt regardless of a child’s medical condition, such as Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida, HIV infection, or terminal illness.

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But What About Rape?

But What About Rape?

I’ve long held the belief that life begins at conception regardless of the circumstances of that conception. However, when around others who are more tentatively prolife, I have often been nervous to speak up. That all changed after a weekend youth retreat.

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A Baby was Saved

A Baby was Saved

It isn’t every day that life comes full circle. It also isn’t every day that you are able to save a life.

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