How can we claim to support a culture of life if we don’t value the women who give that life?

To answer this and related questions National Advocates for Pregnant Women and more than 60 organizational and individual co-sponsors are holding the National Summit to Ensure the Health and Humanity of Pregnant and Birthing Women, January 18- Sunday, January 21, 2007 at the Hilton Airport Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

There are over twenty plenaries and workshops at the Summit addressing the question of how we do or do not value pregnant women and mothers.

It’s a Miracle–Not!

It's a Miracle--Not!
February 27, 2006

The Pax Cable Television Station had a show called It's a Miracle purporting to report on real miracles. This particular episode concerned a family who adopted a so called "crack" baby that miraculously turned out to be fine despite the damage the prenatal cocaine exposure allegedly caused.

Most female prisoners are Black

March 23, 2005
By: Monica M. Lewis,, March 23, 2005

From 1980 to 2000, the number of women in prison increased nearly twice as fast as the number of men.

Black women are three-fourths of the record-setting number of females in state and local prisons, according to a criminal justice expert.

Stuff These Stockings (Please)

January 03, 2005
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subject to debate By: Katha Pollitt, The Nation magazine, January 3, 2005

Another holiday season—and only a year after the last one. How did that happen? Probably you are feeling a bit tapped out just now, what with having given your savings, your house and your firstborn to MoveOn, ACT and similar.