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If We Want to Prevent Human Trafficking, We Need to Focus on Older-Child Adoption

If We Want to Prevent Human Trafficking, We Need to Focus on Older-Child Adoption

Many of us have started moving on from the pandemic. We’re at the two-year mark now, cases are dropping, and we’ve started living our normal lives again. But for so many, this return to normalcy is impossible. Human trafficking spiked during the pandemic, as did the sheer number of those vulnerable to traffickers. And hundreds of thousands of these newly-vulnerable people all over the world are just children.

'Glory Be to God': Former Foster Child-Turned-Pro-Life Foster Mom Is Crowned Mrs. Universe 2022

'Glory Be to God': Former Foster Child-Turned-Pro-Life Foster Mom Is Crowned Mrs. Universe 2022

Victoria Petersen, a former foster child who is now a foster mom herself, was recently crowned Mrs. Universe.

Trump Signs Order Strengthening State, Faith-Based Organization Partnerships in Foster Care

Trump Signs Order Strengthening State, Faith-Based Organization Partnerships in Foster Care

President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday that seeks to improve relationships between state agencies and faith-based organizations in the foster care system.

Trump DOJ to Court: Faith-Based Adoption Agencies Can Refuse Same-Sex Couples

Trump DOJ to Court: Faith-Based Adoption Agencies Can Refuse Same-Sex Couples

The Trump Department of Justice offered its support to a Catholic foster care agency in the midst of a religious liberty case that is questioning how government entities should interact with and what requirements, if any, they should have for religious organizations.

Fostering Hope in the City of Sin

Fostering Hope in the City of Sin

Fostering Hope, a Las Vegas church-based ministry, is working alongside churches in the Las Vegas valley to grow the number of certified foster families, provide ongoing support for current foster parents, bring awareness and education to the unmet needs in the valley, and meet the practical needs of local agencies caring for children.

Foster Agency Rejects Christian Couple Because of ‘Outdated’ Beliefs on Homosexuality

Foster Agency Rejects Christian Couple Because of ‘Outdated’ Beliefs on Homosexuality
A government-funded child services agency rejected a Canadian couple as foster parents because of their Christian faith and their belief that homosexuality is sinful, according to a lawsuit filed with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Bethany Christian Services Partners with Willie Moore, Jr. to Help Kids in Foster Care Find Loving Homes

Bethany Christian Services Partners with Willie Moore, Jr. to Help Kids in Foster Care Find Loving Homes
There is a familiar statement that’s quoted often, "Behind every number, there is a name.” For the 400,000 children in the U.S. foster care system, they all have names. To Bethany Christian Services, one of the largest foster care and adoption agencies in the nation, every child is much more than a number. They are a person that deserves the love of Jesus Christ and the benefit of a stable family.

Lesbian Couple Sues Trump Administration and South Carolina over Foster Care Rejection

Lesbian Couple Sues Trump Administration and South Carolina over Foster Care Rejection
A Greenville, SC couple is suing both the state and the Trump Administration after a Christian foster care agency rejected their application to become foster parents. Eden Rogers and Brandy Welch, who have been married for three years and have two children of their own, applied to become foster parents through Miracle Hill Ministries, but the agency turned down their application because they feel “a religious obligation to partner with foster parents who share our beliefs and who are active in a Christian church.”

Alabama Sets Record Adoptions of Foster Children

Alabama Sets Record Adoptions of Foster Children
A record number of Alabama families adopted children from the foster care system during the 2018 fiscal year. Last week, governor Kay Ivey announced that 710 children were adopted out of the foster care system. This broke the previous record of 676 back in 2009 and was up from 509 in fiscal year 2017 and 502 in fiscal year 2016.

The Worst Argument for Abortion: ‘You’re Pro-Birth, Not Pro-Life’

The Worst Argument for Abortion: ‘You’re Pro-Birth, Not Pro-Life’
If pro-lifers are going to oppose the killing of unborn children, we are told over and over again, then we must be willing to take care of these children and their families even after they’re born. And since we don’t, it’s widely assumed and repeated, we have no right to oppose abortion.