What Cosmopolitan's "Inside Look" completely missed about pregnancy centers

Alliance Defending Freedom/April 16, 2015--

Pro-life pregnancy centers provide compassionate medical care, material assistance, and emotional support to women experiencing unplanned pregnancies. But the abortion lobby continually paints this movement as deceitful, uncaring, religious fanatics.

Cosmopolitan recently published an article chronicling Heartbeat International's 2014 annual conference. Heartbeat International is an organization of affiliated pregnancy help providers, such as pregnancy centers, maternity homes, and adoption services. Pregnancy centers, such as those affiliated with Heartbeat, provide vital services to hurting women experiencing unplanned pregnancies.

Such services range from material non-medical assistance offered in pregnancy resource centers--such as parenting classes, material assistance, discussion of pregnancy options, adoption assistance, and the like--to medical services--such as sonograms, pregnancy testing, STI testing and treatment, and prenatal care--in medical pregnancy centers. Heartbeat president Peggy Hartshorn, quoted in the article, perfectly captures the mission of the pregnancy center movement: "The sole purpose of every pregnancy help organization is to provide the love and support every woman deserves in an unexpected pregnancy."

Unfortunately, virtually all of this information is missing from Ms. Winter's article. The article instead focuses on radical accusations of the abortion lobby and demeaning the Christian beliefs of the pro-life movement. The true mission of the pregnancy center movement is to serve hurting women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, whether they decide to carry that pregnancy to term or to terminate. Pregnancy centers serve women, not with coercion or deception, but with love. Sadly, Cosmopolitan entirely misses the point....

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