Trump proclaims November as National Adoption Month

“Adoption affirms the inherent value of human life and signals that every child ‑‑ born or unborn ‑‑ is wanted and loved,” read the president’s proclamation

President Donald Trump issued a presidential proclamation Oct. 31 declaring November 2018 to be “National Adoption Month.” The president called adoption a “life-changing act” and a “blessing for all involved.”In addition to assisting families who seek to adopt, Trump said, “we must also encourage all Americans to recognize that adoption is a powerful way to show women they are … [Read more...]

U.S. House committee seeks protection for religious adoption agencies

Amendment to spending bill would allow adoption agencies receiving taxpayer money to refuse to place children with same-sex couples

The House Appropriations Committee moved to protect the conscience rights and religious freedom of faith-based adoption agencies on Wednesday. The committee adopted an amendment to an upcoming funding bill that would preserve federal funding for agencies who do not want to place children with same-sex couples. The amendment was introduced by Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL). In a … [Read more...]

Sunflower celebrates her first year

Down Syndrome baby was adopted by California couple

The following comes from a February 20 Live Action News article by Rebecca Downs. Last May, Live Action News featured a story on Sunflower Mae and the California couple who adopted her.  Andy and Mercedes Lara adopted Sunflower, who has Down Syndrome, three days after she was born, and chronicled their journey with Sunny on social media and Youtube. While the Laras … [Read more...]

The Sidewalk Chronicles

The following was forwarded to Cal Catholic in a May 19 email. Dear pro-life supporters everywhere, We are reaching out to you for support on our project The Sidewalk Chronicles. I began work on this project as a labor of love. After much prayer, I felt a calling; a mission to create a documentary that can be used by churches, sidewalk counselors, retreat centers, and … [Read more...]