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Pro-Life Couple Goes Viral For Asking Women To Let Them Adopt Their Baby If They Are Considering Abortion And Succeeds
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Pro-Life Couple Goes Viral For Asking Women To Let Them Adopt Their Baby If They Are Considering Abortion And Succeeds

Kindness comes in all shapes and forms. And while some rely on faith and religion to assess their values, it really does not matter where it comes from as long as it does good. At the beginning of this year, a married couple from Virginia – Sarah Marie and Blake Thomas – put up a Facebook post that soon went viral. They were encouraging mothers who opted for abortion, to let them adopt the baby. Fast forward to today, their pursuit proved successful.

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This Virginia couple, was looking for mothers who opted for abortion to let them adopt their babies

Image credits: Sarah Marie Thomas

The viral Facebook post read: “This offer remains open indefinitely! Don’t abort your baby! We will adopt! Please contact us if you’d be open to adoption as an option! We will adopt from any state. Please do not hesitate to contact us!” This was posted on 28th of January and almost instantly received over 24k likes and was shared 87k times.

After 9 months, they finally received good news

Image credits: Stephanie Parker

Sarah Marie posted an update on her Facebook page: “Thanks to everyone who has expressed interest in helping these women. At this time, we are no longer receiving messages and the women who contacted us have been referred to Pregnancy Resource Centers or adoption agencies. Thank you! Dozens of expectant mothers contacted us, many of whom were contemplating or planning abortions. Many of those mothers are now considering parenting their babies and others are actively pursuing adoption. We have had the great honor of accepting one mother’s request that we adopt her baby. It has been a whirlwind of a week and we are still processing all of it. We are so grateful for all of these babies’ lives and their mothers, and we feel so privileged and honored to be parents again in approximately 7 months!”

The child won’t be the first entering their family through adoption

Image credits: Sarah Marie Thomas

The Thomas family is raising a 1-year-old biological son together with 3-year-old Kayden, who’s been adopted through foster care. The couple have described him to the media as a “blessing and such a joy.”

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Leo Domitrix
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2 years ago

I am pro-life --- as in, pro-life-after-the-birth. So this couple is living their values, not just waving a sign once a month. Good on them.

Uncommon Boston
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2 years ago (edited)

The pro-life movement is lead by conservatives; who also want to eliminate all 'entitlement' programs for children. People living paycheck to paycheck often can't afford an abortion. Two visits are required, if the only places in your state are hours away, it means two days off work and bus fares . Meanwhile, these same politicians can afford to send their mistresses or daughters someplace private to quietly have the pregnancy aborted. Hypocrites.

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earringnut
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2 years ago

This is how pro life folks can reduce abortions. By caring about the children after they've been born. As a pro choice supporter I support this strategy.

Master Markus
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2 years ago

The REAL way that they can reduce abortions is by teaching people accurate sex education and allowing easy access to things like condoms and birth control.

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Angela
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2 years ago

So this post assumes abortions are unwanted perfectly healthy pregnancies. They need to think for a moment about the mother at the 25 week ultrasound (after miscarrying twice) finding out major organs haven't formed, skull or brain is only partially formed. Or such major complications that require years of intense surgery and medical care that are completely unattainable for a young family. Those mothers are heartbroken at the choice of terminating the pregnancy or trying to go al close to full term for maybe 24 hours of life outside the womb. Terminating a pregnancy is a clinical procedure done for many reasons, all difficult to navigate. The only voices that matter are those of the mother and the doctor. The rest of us are uneducated.

DC
Community Member
2 years ago

Absolutely right, but I think the voice of the father is to be heard, too. ... and none of the so-called pro-life bs. Heartbeat ... a heart is just a pump. The only thing making people state this would indicate a seperate life is that it is easier to observe than anything else, like a liver doing it's work ... although just as important, the liver does work in total silence to the uneducated, so they just take what they're able to see or feel - the pump is pumping. Actually, what the brain is doing should be what matters, which practically ends pro-life-supremacy-delusions immediately.

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Leo Domitrix
Community Member
2 years ago

I am pro-life --- as in, pro-life-after-the-birth. So this couple is living their values, not just waving a sign once a month. Good on them.

Uncommon Boston
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

The pro-life movement is lead by conservatives; who also want to eliminate all 'entitlement' programs for children. People living paycheck to paycheck often can't afford an abortion. Two visits are required, if the only places in your state are hours away, it means two days off work and bus fares . Meanwhile, these same politicians can afford to send their mistresses or daughters someplace private to quietly have the pregnancy aborted. Hypocrites.

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earringnut
Community Member
2 years ago

This is how pro life folks can reduce abortions. By caring about the children after they've been born. As a pro choice supporter I support this strategy.

Master Markus
Community Member
2 years ago

The REAL way that they can reduce abortions is by teaching people accurate sex education and allowing easy access to things like condoms and birth control.

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Angela
Community Member
2 years ago

So this post assumes abortions are unwanted perfectly healthy pregnancies. They need to think for a moment about the mother at the 25 week ultrasound (after miscarrying twice) finding out major organs haven't formed, skull or brain is only partially formed. Or such major complications that require years of intense surgery and medical care that are completely unattainable for a young family. Those mothers are heartbroken at the choice of terminating the pregnancy or trying to go al close to full term for maybe 24 hours of life outside the womb. Terminating a pregnancy is a clinical procedure done for many reasons, all difficult to navigate. The only voices that matter are those of the mother and the doctor. The rest of us are uneducated.

DC
Community Member
2 years ago

Absolutely right, but I think the voice of the father is to be heard, too. ... and none of the so-called pro-life bs. Heartbeat ... a heart is just a pump. The only thing making people state this would indicate a seperate life is that it is easier to observe than anything else, like a liver doing it's work ... although just as important, the liver does work in total silence to the uneducated, so they just take what they're able to see or feel - the pump is pumping. Actually, what the brain is doing should be what matters, which practically ends pro-life-supremacy-delusions immediately.

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