Sarah Padbury

Sarah is a writer, editor, and adoption advocate. She is a graduate of the WORLD Journalism Institute's mid-career course. Sarah and her husband live with their six teenagers in Castle Rock, Colo.

Healthy boy born to brain dead Canadian woman

by Sarah Padbury
Posted 2/04/16, 11:47 am

Six weeks after they declared his mother brain dead, Canadian doctors delivered Iver Cohen Benson on Saturday, pronouncing the 28-week preemie healthy and strong. The birth is a medical rarity but proves babies can survive in the womb even if their mothers have to be kept alive on life support.

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Support swells for Christian family in Norway after authorities seize children

Parental Rights
by Sarah Padbury
Posted 1/21/16, 03:00 pm

When Marius and Ruth Bodnariu sent their daughters off to school one day last fall, they had no idea they would not come home. And they certainly never imagined their three sons would also be gone before the next sundown—all five children seized by the Norwegian government because of their parents’ Christian beliefs.

Tens of thousands of citizens across the globe have joined in protesting the Norwegian Child Welfare Agency’s seizure of the children after a school principal reported their parents for “indoctrinating” their children.

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Boy and girl locker rooms going extinct in states on U.S. coasts

Transgenderism
by Sarah Padbury
Posted 1/14/16, 12:20 pm

At the end of 2015, two human rights commissions over 2,800 miles apart enacted new rules that could be precedent-setting for the gender battle across the nation, including giving people the right to use whichever locker rooms and bathrooms they choose.

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