Adoption Information and Resources

Only you can decide to give your baby up for adoption. You CANNOT be forced by your parents, the baby’s father, or anyone else to place your baby up for adoption.  Parental involvement/consent is required for minors to choose to place their child for adoption.

If you are considering adoption, there are organizations that can provide you with more information and connect you with adoption agencies and potential adoptive parents:

Statewide Organizations

Abortion Information and Resources

Where can I get an abortion in Louisiana?

Below is a full listing of abortion clinics in Louisiana. Be sure to only go to one of the abortion clinics listed on this page. All other clinics do NOT offer abortion services and you will have to redo your pregnancy options counseling and sonogram at the clinic where you will have your abortion.

Lift Louisiana Marks the Anniversary of U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Whole Women’s Health With a Week of Action and Awareness

Lift Louisiana is celebrating the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last year to strike down two onerous Texas abortion restrictions in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt with a week of action and awareness.  

Abortion

Each year, a broad cross section of U.S. women obtain abortions. As of 2014, some 60% of women having abortions were in their 20s; 59% had one or more children; 86% were unmarried; 75% were economically disadvantaged; and 62% reported a religious affiliation. Sixty-three percent of Louisiana women ages 15-44 live in Parish with no abortion clinic.[1]

Explore the links below for more information on the facts about abortion.

Senate committee takes historic vote to support ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment

Louisiana Lawmakers Finally Acknowledge Women Deserve Equal Rights

New Orleans, LA (May 31, 2017) – A Louisiana Senate committee voted today to move favorably on SCR 45, a resolution to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The resolution was introduced by Yvonne Colomb and is co-sponsored by Senators Troy Carter and Karen Carter Peterson.

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