Pro-Life License Plates in the Nation’s Capital!

License plate - Choose Life

Here it is, finally:  a “Choose Life” license plate approved for use in the District of Columbia.On Wednesday, October 24, the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles notified the Children First Foundation, which had submitted the new plate design for approval last summer, that the pro-life license plate was now available for purchase.Custom license plates have been popular, and have proven to be a win-win.  The state keeps half of the added revenue; and the approved charity—such as a univers … [Read more...]

In Song Inspired by His Own Daughter’s Adoption, Singer-Songwriter John Elefante Defends Life

John Elefante performing in 2012

Have you heard “This Time”, the newest single release from John Elefante, former frontman of the rock band Kansas?The song and its accompanying video tell the story of a young high school girl who discovers she’s pregnant.The theme is a familiar one:  The boyfriend turns away.  The girl is afraid to tell her parents, and schedules an abortion.  In the video, the young woman imagines her sweet daughter as a preschool beauty, then watches her grow up.  Horrified by the choice she had made t … [Read more...]

Pearl S. Buck and the Importance of a Father’s Love

Pearl Buck

Happy Birthday, Pearl Buck!Pearl Sydenstricker Buck was an American writer born of missionary parents. She was born on June 26, 1892, and until 1934 she lived mainly in China, where she was also called by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu (written in Chinese: 賽珍珠; pinyin: Sài Zhēnzhū).Buck was passionate about social issues ranging from women’s rights to adoption, and especially to the plight of babies of Asian women left behind when American soldiers returned to the U.S. following their tour … [Read more...]