It's official: the Unplanned movie has been rated R.

Unplanned is the definitive movie on abortion, and it should be rated R because abortion and Planned Parenthood are rated R.

In my new op-ed in Townhall, I explain why the rating--which is generating tremendous buzz for the film--is good for the movie and why the rating should NOT deter Christians from seeing it on March 29:

I also discussed the R rating in depth with Tony Perkins from Family Research Council. Click here and listen in at the 27-minute mark:

Get ready for the largest spring 40 Days for Life campaign on March 6 in 377 cities around the globe!

It's time to get geared up!

The Beginning of the End of Abortion, has a powerful story and reflection, a Scripture verse, and a prayer for each of the campaign's 40 days. It makes a great companion as you pray for an end to abortion for 40 days.

The spring campaign starts in winter, so gear up now with special prices on official 40 Days for Life parkas, jackets, beanies, t-shirts and more at

The vigil starts on March 6--don't wait to sign up! Find your nearest location so God can use your presence to save a life from abortion.

Shawn Carney, President

In addition to co-founding and directing the 40 Days for Life campaign, Shawn is a popular speaker, and co-author of the #1 Top-Rated Amazon Christian book: 40 Days for Life: Discover What God Has Done ... Imagine What He Can Do