“In the 32-year history of Focus on the Family, we have offered
> prayer, counseling and resource assistance to tens of thousands of
> parents and children in the same situation the Palins find themselves
> in. We have always encouraged the parents to love and support their
> children and always advised the girls to see their pregnancies
> through, even though there will of course be challenges along the way.
> That is what the Palins are doing and they should be commended for
> once again not just talking about their pro-life and pro-family
> values, but in living them out even in the midst of trying circumstances.
> “Being a Christian does not mean you’re perfect. Nor does it mean that
> your children are perfect. But it does mean that there is forgiveness
> and restoration when we confess our imperfections to the Lord. I’ve
> been the beneficiary of that forgiveness and restoration in my own
> life countless times, as I’m sure the Palins have.”
> “The media is already trying to spin this as evidence that Gov. Palin
> is a ‘hypocrite,’ but all it really means is that she and her family are human.
> They are in my prayers and those of millions of Americans.”