No, Our Fertility Challenges Don’t Mean We Can Violate the Rights of Children

Fertility issues seem to be a growing problem in the west. We all know and love someone who has struggled with infertility or lost a child to miscarriage. Having empathy for our loved ones facing infertility is critical. For those dedicated to children’s rights...

Amie’s story | “I feel inadequate, anxious, unable to attach to people, fearful of being abandoned.”

My family structure seems ideal from the outside, 2 biological married parents, heterosexual. Initially struggling to conceive. Back in the early 80’s there was no IVF on demand, but they tried all the medical options. They tried this for 6 years until they were...

Massachusetts Bill Would Allow Women To Sell Their Unborn Children

(Originally published in The Federalist) On June 12, the Massachusetts House is expected to vote on a bill that would allow mothers to exchange their children for money—that is, engage in baby-selling—under the name of “parentage equality.” The “Parentage Equality”...
Testifying against Minnesota HF 3567

Testifying against Minnesota HF 3567

Dear Chair Becker-Finn and Members, My name is Katy Faust, I am the founder and President of Them Before Us—a nonprofit committed to defending children’s rights to their mothers and fathers. I am writing in opposition HF 3567 because of the significant and lasting...

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Children’s rights win in the Czech Republic!

Children’s rights win in the Czech Republic!

We recently provided emergency support to the Czech Republic. Members of Parliament were fighting to legalize same-sex marriage and were flooded with activists talking about how same-sex marriage would benefit children. We sent them the actual story of a woman who was...

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