Tag: Aid for Women

Here's a couple who offered to adopt an unwanted baby heading for an abortion.

Lots more people want to help. A personal story about how Aid for Women helped her through and after her pregnancy. There it is again, a question from a pro-choicer that’s intended as the final gotcha. This came from a regular reader in a comment on my column about the Texas abortion law: “Would you... Read more »

A happy Mother's Day story

A young woman chose life of her daughter with the help from Aid for Women and its Heather’s House residence. Happy mothers day. dennis@dennisbyrne.net www.dennisbyrne.net My historical novel: Madness: The War of 1812

Help pregnant women choose life

Aid for Women is a Chicago-area organization that helps women choose life by providing a wide range of services, including residential programs. It puts the lie to the favorite stereotype of pro-choicers that pro-lifers don’t care about anybody once they are born. Its North Chapter of the Aid for Women Auxiliary holds its annual spring luncheon... Read more »

Pro-choice forces push anti-conscience abortion bill through Illinois legislature

As if we weren’t looking, pro-choice forces this week are pushing an anti-conscience abortion bill through the Illinois Legislature. Illinois Senate Bill 1564, which rewrites the Health Care Right of Conscience Act, is designed to cripple or shut down  pregnancy resource centers, such as Aid for Women and the Women’s Center, that offer women alternatives to... Read more »

Chicago censorship of pro-life sign?

Funny, how some things in Chicago just disappear. Like the former lakefront airport, Meigs Field, bulldozed in a middle-of-the-night blitzkrieg ordered by Mayor Richard Daley. Or a sign posted a few feet outside a North Side abortion clinic, offering women in difficult, unplanned pregnancies a different, life-affirming alternative. Now this wasn’t just a crude, hand-painted... Read more »

Byrne honored for pro-life columns

Aid for Women, a life-affirming pregnancy resource center affiliated with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, has presented Dennis Byrne, a Chicago Tribune columnist and ChicagoNow blogger, with its Praesidium Vitae Award for his bold and consistent journalistic defense of life. On Oct. 16, Dennis will be the featured speaker at Illinois Citizens for Life... Read more »