Will Michigan Legislature Protect Religious Freedom of Adoption Agencies?

The Michigan House of Representatives will vote this afternoon on legislation which would allow faith-based adoption agencies to continue to provide services in the state.House Bills 4188-4190 would allow Catholic and other faith-based adoption agencies to abide by the teachings of their faith, and to refuse to place children into homes with same-sex or unmarried couples.  As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments next month on whether same-sex "marriage" should be legalized in Mic … [Read more...]

“The Drop Box” Is a Great Film; And Soon, It May Be a Reality in Indiana

Drop Box - Pastor Lee

"The Drop Box" will be opening in theaters tomorrow for a limited three-day engagement.  You really should try to see the film, which tells the story of South Korean pastor Lee Jong-rak's efforts to save babies who might otherwise be abandoned on the streets.  Pastor Lee builds a "drop box", a rudimentary wooden box with a bell, in the wall of his home in Seoul, South Korea.  There, mothers can place their babies knowing that their own identity will remain anonymous, and that the babies will … [Read more...]

John Elefante’s “This Time”: Exposing Abortion, Pulling At My Heartstrings

Elefante - This Time

Day Four of our musical celebration of life, and here's my favorite song so far:  John Elefante's "This Time." Elefante is best known as the former "Kansas" lead singer.  He's also an adoptive father. In 2013, Elefante released a single accompanied by a music video titled "This Time" that tells the story of his adopted daughter, who was nearly aborted by her birth mother.  The video shows a pregnant teenager entering an abortion clinic and then having a dream about a little girl she knew to be … [Read more...]