Pro-Life at the Super Bowl

Thumbnail image for Quarterback Tim TebowThe 2010 Super Bowl ads haven’t even aired yet, but one has already sparked a huge controversy. On February 7, 2010, CBS plans to air a commercial featuring former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow during Super Bowl XLIV. The commercial, which is sponsored by Focus on the Family, is a personal testimony of how Tebow’s mother, Pam, risked her life in order to save her unborn child.

Pam was pregnant with Tim, her fifth child, during a mission trip in the Philippines. She became seriously ill, and the doctors suggested she have an abortion. Pam disregarded the advice of her doctors and later gave birth to a son, who went on to become a celebrated college football player and NFL prospect.

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A Pro-Life Conversion Story

Making the rounds today is the story about the director of a Planned Parenthood center in Bryan/College Station, Texas, who resigned from her job last month, saying, “I can’t do this anymore.”

Abby Johnson had worked at the clinic for eight years but departed from the facility following a profound change of heart about abortion. Check out this report from local television station KBTX, as well as this post at the First Things blog.