Abortion is devastating for all parties involved. We most often think of the innocent child whose life is lost or the mother who suffers the weight of guilt and depression following an abortion. But there is an often-forgotten victim in abortion, the men. Join us as we unpack how abortions impact men as we hear stories from men who know exactly what that is like through firsthand experience. Learn how you can help abortion’s forgotten victim, or perhaps how you too can begin to heal the damage left by an abortion in your life on this week’s episode of Straight Talk on Life Issues.
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ThriVe Nation is a Christ-centered organization that empowers women and men to make life-affirming, esteemable and healthy decisions about sex, pregnancy and relationships. ThriVe has been operating for 37 years and over the last several years, has become one of the most strategically recognized leaders in the “Pregnancy Resource” movement. Armed with a dynamic brand and marketing innovations which are backed with top tier facilities and Women’s Health Services, ThriVe is expanding throughout the country and directly challenging the abortion industry’s market share.
Heartbeat International is the first network of pro-life pregnancy resource centers founded in the U.S. (1971), and it is now the most expansive network in the world. Heartbeat has over 3,000 affiliated pregnancy help locations including pregnancy help medical clinics (with ultrasound), resource centers, maternity homes, and adoption agencies in more than 80 countries worldwide to provide alternatives to abortion.
Jor-El serves as the President of Heartbeat International, the largest affiliation network of life-affirming
pregnancy help outreach efforts in the world, with more than 3,300 locations in more than 90 countries. He leads a staff dedicated to Heartbeat’s core mission to reach and rescue lives at risk for abortion through far-reaching programs that include Option Line and Abortion Pill Rescue Network.
Levi Hart is a grateful follower of Jesus Christ. He is married to a beautiful & godly woman, and is a father of five. He looks forward to meeting his oldest in heaven one day, having had an abortion at the age of 19. About nine months after the abortion, he experienced a radical salvation in Jesus after spending time in and out of jail and drug rehabs. Today, he works for ThriVe Nation where he serves as the Sr Investments Officer and leads their Fatherhood Initiative.
Walter was born and raised in Gloucester, MA. After high school he was enlisted in the navy. He experienced an abortion with his girlfriend when he was 25. He is now an independent business owner and serves as an elder and Men’s ministry director in his church. He is married to his wonderful wife, Patty and is a very happy grandpa of 10.