A woman has an abortion not because she wants one, but because she thinks she needs one. This health and economic crisis only increases her vulnerability. She feels trapped between two impossible situations; my life or my baby’s life. It is this tension that drives her decision – a decision that often is made alone
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Amidst the everchanging Coronavirus situation many have wondered if CompassCare is going to suspend services and events.
Message from CompassCare’s President A crisis does not change who or what we are. It reveals it. We are God’s sons and daughters. We are called the faithful not because of the easy times but precisely because we don’t change in the hard times. The mark of all true believers is endurance in hardship, perseverance
Recently, Gallup released its longstanding annual report surveying America’s view on abortion. This poll revealed that Americans who believe abortion ought to be either illegal or restricted jumped seven percentage points, from 53% to 60%, in just one year. The movement of public opinion away from abortion is unique for its sheer magnitude. Solidifying this move toward a more pro-life populace is important for a future America where abortion is not only unwanted but where all children are wanted.
It has been said, “Christians are people of The Book.” So why do Christians believe abortion is wrong if the Bible does not explicitly say so? Answering the abortion question can only be done by climbing to the top of the moral tree and surveying the social landscape. Once there we can ask: What makes
On January 22, 2019, the NY legislature applauded Gov. Cuomo as he signed a law decriminalizing abortion through all nine months of pregnancy and enshrining abortion as a fundamental human right. Pro-life believers throughout the nation were horrified while many in NY felt embarrassed and powerless over this colossal miscarriage of justice.
Just nine months after partnering to adopt three pregnancy centers in Buffalo, the Church through CompassCare now has the team and facility in place to cut Buffalo abortions by 50% in 5 years. On October 31, 1230 Eggert Road was purchased and a team of donors and volunteers set to work readying the facility to
A miracle happened in Rochester and it is happening again in Buffalo. The scope of CompassCare’s services include not only reaching and serving women seriously considering abortion in Rochester, but also two other major ministry elements: 1) helping Pregnancy Decision Centers get better at reaching and serving women and 2) educating the community about the inestimable worth of each human life. Over the course of the last year another field of missional harvest was added to CompassCare’s approach – Buffalo. So, what is the miracle?
New York Senate bill S660 (aka Boss Bill) was signed into law by Governor Cuomo on Friday, November 8. The bill makes it illegal for pro-life organizations to hire and manage employees based on pro-life beliefs. CompassCare has no other choice but to sue Governor Cuomo as this bill threatens the organization’s very existence. This
No sane woman wants to have an abortion. She feels stuck, trapped, like she needs to have an abortion. Her circumstances, culture, and relationships coerce her to make a decision she would not otherwise make. The mission of CompassCare is an expression of the Church’s desire to erase the need for abortion in her mind,