A Brief History of Adoption Records - Part 3
This is the third in a series of articles focusing on the history of adoption records. Hopefully this information will help you better understand how our present system developed and what information and resources are available to you today. Illinois sealed its adoption records in 1945. During...
Study Finds No Association Between Oral Contraceptive Use and Breast Cancer For Women 35 and Over
CDC Press Release Women who took oral contraceptives at some point in their lives are no more likely to develop breast cancer between the ages of 35 and 64 than are other women the same age, according to findings from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Women's... Position Statement on Abortion
Christians rely on God's revealed Word, the Bible, for determining truth, and we look to it as our only infallible guide for faith and action. It is our authority for understanding the distinction between good and evil and for determining what is moral and immoral. The biblical case for the... Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
On February 13, 2003, the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 4 a bill to reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, Title IV-A of the Social Security Act. The legislation was adopted largely along party lines with a vote of 230 to 192. Eleven Democrats...
March 12, 2013, 2:12 pm
The story starts like most of these stories do; I was seventeen, and one autumn afternoon I received that life altering news; I was expecting a child. To this day, those words, their enormity will never leave me.
I didn't hide it from anyone, like I know some choose to do. I promptly told my... The Health Care Bill & Teen Pregnancy
March 22, 2010, 6:09 am
As you know, the new Health Care Bill passed last night . Twitter, Facebook and the blogosphere exploded with emotion, good and bad. Words were slung back and forth and feelings were hurt. Now that everyone has had a night to sleep on it, my mind wandered to my readers here at the unplanned... How Do You Tell People?
March 20, 2013, 4:50 pm
Either you've gotten the two pink lines, or your doctor has just informed you that you are indeed pregnant. Your mind is awash with the fact that this wasn't a planned situation. Your heart beats a little faster, maybe you cry a little. Perhaps you are confused because you were safe and had used...