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World’s Toughest Job

Job Position: Director of Operations Requirements: Great mobility Constantly on your feet High stamina 135+ hours per week. Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skill Preferred skills in medicine, finance, and culinary art No breaks available No holiday No time to sleep 365 days a year  
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Teen Pregnancy Awareness Month: What can you do?

  According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, nearly 3 in 10 girls will become pregnant before the age of 20. In 2012, 305,388 teens (ages 15-19) gave birth. Meanwhile, about 18% of women obtaining abortions are teenagers (i.e. about 200,000). Due to these high numbers, many people are rightly concerned about the need for education and resources for
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Reaching out to Post-Abortive Peers

On a college campus, it is an unfortunate reality that many of your peers have experiences with abortion. Research shows  that 44% of all abortions are performed on college aged women (ages 19 to 24); this is nearly 500,000 college-aged women each year. With so many of our peers recovering from abortion, we need to be ready to face difficult conversations about abortion and
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Great Pregnancy Outreach Resources (FREE!)

Effective activism and outreach require the right tools! Our materials need to reach a vulnerable audience with a message of hope, and they have to have good information to guide a peer to resources and support. Check out these great outreach tools that you can use on campus or in your local community. Contact Beth to find out what other free resources
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Dear Jon

By: Kristan Hawkins, President It’s been almost 3 years since Students for Life of America team members Kortney Blythe Gordon, her pre-born daughter Sophie, and Jon Scharfenberger were killed by a drunk driver. Today on what would have been Jon’s 25th birthday, our team at Students for Life has written a letter to Jon on the progress students across the United
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Brooke Foster: Athlete, Student, Mom

24-year-old North Texas shortstop Brooke Foster isn’t just an athlete. She’s a competitor. She has worked hard to claim her prowess on the field. North Texas coach Tracey Kee said, “It’s not until you get out here on a daily basis and see what the kid does. She just plays the game flat out… she’s just constantly a true competitor.
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The cost of being a teen mom

Each year, over 700,000 American teens, ages 15 to 19, become pregnant. According to the Guttmacher Institute (2008), over 425,000 teen pregnancies result in births. Unfortunately, about 180,000 of these teen pregnancies end in abortion, and about 100,000 end in miscarriage. While shows like 16 & Pregnant and Teen Mom sometimes glamorize the struggles of these young girls, being a teen mom is
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Tulane Students for Life: Rising to the Challenge

Opposition on campus is tough to overcome. However, pro-life students are confident in the great impact of their education and resources. They rise above the challenges of their campus to meet the needs of women and families in their community. Meet Tulane Students for Life. Defending life-affirming options for women is no easy task on the Tulane campus. Time and
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The Doctor Will Web Chat With You Now: How Technology Helps Breastfeeding Moms

You’re on vacation away from the comforts of home and your 6-month-old is clearly sick, crying and can’t be consoled. Should you race to the local urgent care with an irritable baby only to sit and wait? Is there a better alternative? New communication innovations that bring medical advice to you at a moment’s notice help when you need it
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How YOU Can Host a Community Baby Shower

The Community Baby Shower event was inspired by the Pro-Life Aggies group at Texas A&M University. The group hosted a “shower” asking shoppers of a local store to purchase diapers, wipes, formula, and baby items to give to the group so they could, in turn, donate these items to a local pregnancy resource center. After their Community Baby Shower, the Pro-Life
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