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Deirdre Cooper and her husband live in Tennessee with their six children. She is a public policy analyst for Texas Alliance for Life, one of the leading pro-life organizations in Texas, where she successfully lobbied for the sonogram law, Choose Life license plate, defunding Planned Parenthood, and HB 2. She is also a board member for And Then There Were None Pro-Life Outreach. She enjoys coffee, soccer, home schooling her children and playing board games with her family. The opinions presented here are her own.
Unity and Name Calling

Unity and Name Calling Within the Pro-Life Movement

In so many ways, the pro-life movement seems to be winning. We are passing multiple pro-life laws at the state level, attacking legalizedRead more »

On Being a Good Friend

On Being a Good Friend

I have been abundantly blessed by a wonderful friend in my city, and in my gratefulness for her and all she has done for me, it has reallyRead more »

Bring Them a Meal!

In July, we moved to a new city and joined an amazing parish. Less than three weeks ago, I had our fifth child. While I was still in theRead more »

Homeschooling and Working from Home: How I Do It.

One question I often get asked is “how do I do it?” How do I home school and work from home, along with all the other normal daily tasks ofRead more »

Traveling Technology-Free with Children

My husband and I have lived far away from our families and friends for almost our entire marriage, so we take a lot of road trips with ourRead more »

NFP Awareness Week: Growing in Love, Mercy, and Life

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has designated this week as National Natural Family Planning Week in honor of theRead more »

Pro-Life Women’s Conference Highlights Changing Approaches in the Pro-Life Movement

The first ever Pro-Life women’s conference is being held in Dallas, Texas this weekend.   This conference lineup isRead more »

The Real War on Women: ISIS’s Slaves

The Catholic Church teaches us that the highest expression of love is self-gift.  This teaching flows from Christ’s gift of himselfRead more »

The Blood of the Martyrs

Today, as the Catholic Church celebrates Holy Thursday, and with that the institution of the Most Holy Eucharist and the Priesthood, mostRead more »

Growing Up Pro-Life

Growing up, I thought my family’s pro-life activist lifestyle was normal. Only as an adult did I realize how abnormal it trulyRead more »

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