Sofia, a young, working mother of a two year old, came to CompassCare, clearly apprehensive. She nervously unfolded her story to her nurse. How she and her longtime boyfriend have a child together but recently have been “drifting apart.” How she is pregnant and unsure who the father is. And how that is why she
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New York is launching a major assault on all pro-life positions, including ethical medical professionals, pregnant women, and Pregnancy Resource Centers. Allegedly petrified that the newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh might help the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, Governor Cuomo signed a statement1 committing to pass abortion expansion legislation2 within the
According to the recently released NY State Vital Statistics, this is the single largest drop in the history of Monroe County. Not only is abortion at an all-time low for Monroe County since New York legalized the practice in 1970, it is down 58% in just eight short years (See graph to the right). The
Allie, a young woman in her early twenties, slumped down in the chair offered by her CompassCare nurse. She immediately stated, “I’m pregnant and my life is a mess. There’s just no way I can do this. I need to get an abortion.” She went on to share in great detail with her nurse her
Alison is in high school and arrived at CompassCare with her father, who wants her to abort. She has known about her pregnancy for two months. Alison was initially leaning towards carrying her baby to term and already received prenatal care with out her father’s knowledge. But her father is determined that his daughter not
How does CompassCare get the father of the baby involved? It is a very good question and one that is asked frequently. I think what is actually meant by the question is, ‘How can we get the father of the baby to act like a man?’ The act of ‘fathering’ means he is already involved.
The test was positive. Simone stares at the home pregnancy test, not sure how to feel. She wants to be happy but instead she feels a combination of cautious hope and overwhelming dread. With a not yet one-year-old and another young child at home, Simone fears life could become overwhelming but she loves children. On
Having the most pro-life acting President since Roe v Wade is heating up the abortion battle. Fear of overturning the 1973 Supreme Court decision is driving liberal states to fever-pitched lawmaking frenzies. Places like New York have two goals: 1) Deregulate abortion, and 2) Regulate pro-life physicians and pregnancy centers. New York attempted to totally
Camille came into CompassCare really hoping for a compassionate and nonjudgmental environment. She told her nurse she is married with three children but is seriously considering abortion because her husband is pressuring her to abort for “financial reasons.” Camille expressed regret when recounting that she had aborted two other times. She recalled that the last
What does victory in the battle to erase the need for abortion look like? Certainly, a woman considering abortion deciding to have her baby is a victory, a unique moment of rejoicing. Yet our joy over each life saved points to our future hope where no woman ever feels like abortion is a valid option….