When Alana S. Newman attended a conference on family formation, she was shocked to find that surrogacy has become a "booming" market among gay couples.
"The event was overflowing with a shocking enthusiasm for motherlessness, and it served as an opportunity to promote the fertility industry's most lucrative package: egg donors plus surrogates, for gay male couples and single-dads-by-choice," said Newman of the Anonymous Us Project, an organization which focuses on the topic of "third party reproduction," while describing the event (sponsored by American Association for Adoption and Reproductive Technologies Attorneys) that took place in Charleston, S.C. more >>
Editor's Note: This is the second part in a series on surrogacy, titled "Renting a Womb." Read Part 1 here.
Although not specifically mentioned in the Bible, the act of surrogacy in order to produce a baby should be considered unethical, says Scott B. Rae, professor of Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at Biola University.
Surrogacy, Rae argued, diminishes a woman's role in procreation. The woman, he said, is reduced to a "baby breeder." more >>
Many "Downton Abbey" fans are familiar with the show's more dour storylines: death, abandonment and betrayal, but this season Juliann Fellowes is taking the show in a different direction.
In upcoming weeks fans will see a storyline that presents rather unique opportunities for one particular character. Stop here if you do not wish to know more.
As many already know, Lady Edith Crawley is excited about her job in London and the romance with Michael Gregson. They share a night together, a first for Edith, who is clearly torn about the status of being with a married man. more >>
A new film available in theaters celebrates the 40th March for Life (observed last year) and commemorates the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade by presenting pro-life testimonies against the most popular arguments for abortion.
"I am a pro-life evangelizer, I feel like Saint Paul," John E. Morales, producer and director of "40," told The Christian Post in an interview Thursday. Despite his own hard work, Morales gave God the credit for the film. "The Holy Spirit is the real director of this film," he said.
"40" addresses the key arguments for Roe v. Wade and the pro-abortion movement in America by presenting testimonies of post-abortive women, men and women who survived abortions, and activists for the pro-life cause. Morales says it answers "all the arguments from the pro-abortion side with a myriad of testimonies." more >>
A touching testimony about a teen mother named Darby who was pregnant at the age of 16 and unsure about what to do when she found out.
She came up with 3 different options:
1.) become a parent, more >>
Did you bear the frigid weather to participate in March for Life in DC? Share your best photos and footage with CP iPost.
WASHINGTON — The 41st annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. focused on the theme of adoption as an alternative to abortion. Large numbers of pro-lifers braved the bitter cold to listen to speakers and march up Constitution Avenue to the Supreme Court.
"For every one baby that's adopted," March for Life President Jeanne Monahan explained to The Christian Post as she marched, "there are 64 that are aborted." more >>