Entries for the 'PCC Services' Category
By: Debby Lynch
Her name was Hannah. In her culture, a childless woman was considered a failure — an embarrassment to her husband. A child was a source of labor for the family, an important part of society's economic structure. Hannah was deeply troubled; she was barren. She prayed out of great anguish and gr...
By: Muriel Larson
If he had been conceived today, he might never have lived to be born. Robbie, his mother, was a 16-year-old girl who eloped with her sweetheart John. After a month, they returned home broke. Robbie's parents let her come back home. Assuming authority, they annulled the marriage and forbade Robbie to...
By: Marcia Warmkessel
I have served as a center executive director and client services director for 13 years in a small college town pregnancy resource center. Client outreach is my hearts' work, and I have returned to that role recently. A center like ours has the rural center blessings and challenges as well as an obvi...
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By: Stephanie Davenport
Over the years, we've learned about how a boy can be affected by not having a father around. We've discovered that he can be hurt in a number of areas by not having a masculine role model in his life. His sexuality, school performance, and life decisions all seem to suffer because of his fat...
By: Thomas Glessner and Anne O'Connor
The law has long acknowledged that minors do not have the same maturity and capacity as adults to make many decisions. Areas where a minor's rights traditionally have been limited include: voting, driving an automobile, drinking alcohol, getting married, obtaining a tattoo, body piercing, and enteri...