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As some businesses rush to support abortion, Wendy’s raises funds for adoption

Planned Parenthood frequently purports to be about “choice,” but only if the choice involves abortion. Although in 2018, just .03% of their services included adoption referrals (and even this must be questioned, as the ...

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Under GOP plan future Social Security could be tapped for family leave

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Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) want parents of newborn or adopted children to be able to use their future Social Security benefits now to pay for up to three ...

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Advocates: Black kids are more likely to land in foster care, just one thing that needs fixing

African-American children are much more likely to land in the Kansas foster care system than white children. A report from Strengthen Families Rebuild Hope, a coalition of organizations and people who have ...

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‘He found us:’ TV host shares her long journey to have children

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I always knew I would adopt. As a kid I watched “The Josephine Baker Story” on television and the fact that she adopted 12 children made a big impression on me. It ...

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My name is Megan. This is my story of finding help and hope

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Being nineteen, I thought, “it wouldn’t happen to me.” Well it did. I got pregnant and became a single mother as soon as we found out. Living in my mom’s basement, I ...

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125,000 kids looking for adoptive parents

A major adoption organization is calling attention to the ever increasing need for parents to step forward and bring some love to kids who need a family. President Trump has issued a ...

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Area courts filled with kids getting new families today!

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Hundreds of Missouri and Kansas children will find their “forever homes” today and over the weekend as courts are filled with families taking a new member into their homes. Saturday is National ...

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New Kansas governor targeting religious adoption agencies

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The incoming governor of Kansas is looking for a way to avoid enforcing a religious freedom law protecting adoption agencies that place children only in homes with a mother and a father. ...

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If Not For Grace Ministries: Unconditional love

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What do you want to be when you grow up? As a young girl, I knew I wanted to be like my own mother – a good wife and mom. We had ...

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Adoption, Fostering and Life Directory

          ADVICE & AID PREGNANCY CENTERS P.O. Box 7123 Shawnee Mission, KS Ruth Tisdale 913-962-0200 director@adviceandaid.com www.adviceandaid.com               ALLIANCE FOR LIFE 106B ...

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Birthright volunteer perspective

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In a fast paced world of ever changing values, the philosophy of Birthright has remained reassuringly consistent for 49 years: “The essence of Birthright is love. Birthright is unique and committed to ...

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Advice and aid wants to save the next life

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Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers, located in Overland Park, helps women and their families make an educated decision about an unplanned pregnancy. They do this by providing truthful, evidence-based, medical information about parenting, adoption and abortion. ...

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INFG: Why life? Why pro-grace?

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We at If Not for Grace Ministries applaud and support October as the Respect for Life Month, designated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. This effort began in 1972 to ...

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Imagining a different world with Rachel House

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Imagining: A Word from Kathy Edwards. I often imagine that there are many people in Kansas City who are sincerely disheartened by the alarming abortion rate in our city! They may know ...

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Show-Me Youth Home is that place

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Show-Me…There is a Place… In a single, unexpected instance a family can be thrown into a crisis: a car crash that kills both parents, an 80-year old grandma raising her grandchildren suffers ...

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Parkville Women’s Clinic provides hope

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Michele first found out about Parkville Women’s Clinic through an internet search. She knew she was pregnant, but what she didn’t know is what she would do with the stressful news. She ...

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MBCH: Once upon a dream

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Missouri Baptist Children’s Home was founded upon a dream of Mrs. Joseph B. Thompson in 1882. Mrs. Thompson saw a vital need in the rapidly developing city of St. Louis, for a ...

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CWA is working for women and families

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CWA is built on prayer and action. We are the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization with a rich history of over three decades of helping our members across the country bring Biblical principles into all levels of public ...

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Local training opportunity offered by Texas Christian University

Are you a professional who works with children and are interested in learning about ways to better manage challenging behaviors? Are you a parent who is interested in learning new ways to ...

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Adoptive father of 6 wows America’s Got Talent judges

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When Michael Ketterer walked on stage to audition for America’s Got Talent, he had no idea what would happen next. The pediatric nurse and part-time worship leader blew the audience away with ...

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Lifeline announces big changes

The Lifeline Children’s Services Kansas team has announced some big news about how God is working. In the Fall of 2017 Lifeline was approached and asked by the Caring Pregnancy Options board ...

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Religious liberty in jeopardy in Kansas

The Kansas House of Representatives has rejected HB 2481, the Adoption Protection Act, by a vote of 58 to 64, thus jeopardizing religious liberty in the state of Kansas. The law would preserve ...

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Kansas faith-based adoption agencies under attack by ACLU

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When Cara DeCoursey faced an unplanned pregnancy 28 years ago, the Catholic teen knew she was going to give her child up for adoption. “I found strength in a faith-based adoption agency. ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Washington State to legalize ‘selling babies’

Washington State is set to legalize commercial surrogacy, a move children’s rights advocates say amounts to the selling of babies. It awaits the governor’s signature. Stacey Manning, giving testimony before lawmakers, said ...

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Hartzler shares testimony at gala

“God had a purpose for my life and gave me the most amazing family,” stated Tiffany Hartzler through tears as she shared her testimony at an Anniversary Gala of the LIGHT House ...

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