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Archive for April 2018

Alfie Evans gets caught in the middle of a century-long clash of creeds

eugenics

Who should have control over your kids, you or the state? The debate rages today. It builds with each passing week. Little Alfie Evans and his parents got caught in the crosshairs of this century-long eugenics clash of creeds. Margaret Sanger’s creed is alive and well. Make no mistake, the eugenics movement promoted by Margaret…

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What’s it all about, Alfie?

Alfie Evans

Alfie Evan’s life hangs in the balance. At nine months, he began experiencing seizures, and caught a chest infection when his parents checked him into the hospital in Great Britain. Once again, the world witnesses a tug of war between parents who want the hospital to save the life of their child, and a system…

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A Clash of Creeds

clash of creeds

Mark your calendar for the most unique fundraising banquet in the history of Iowans for Life! You know how most fundraising banquets usually play out. They focus on a nice meal and some nice speeches. Nothing wrong with that, by the way! Not this year. On October 24th at the Meadows Events & Conference Center,…

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One of the great moral issues in Iowa history

great moral issues

If you found a certain type of egg in your backyard and destroyed it, you would be in violation of federal law if the egg was that of a bald eagle. There are no legal consequences, though, for destroying a human fetus up to 20 weeks in the womb. This is one of the great…

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The ‘Back Alley Abortion’ straw man argument

back alley abortion myth

‘Anti abortion’ legislation will create a return to the era of back alley abortions. How many times have you heard this straw man argument? The back alley abortion myth is trotted out on a regular basis as pro-life legislation continues to relentlessly advance at the state level. Let’s debunk this straw man argument, just as…

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Iowa abortions contribute to the Iowa worker shortage

worker shortage

Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal ran with the headline: “Iowa’s Labor Plight: Too Many Jobs.” They ran with the wrong lede. The correct headline should have been: “Iowa’s Labor Plight: Worker Shortage.” The article points out that Iowa’s unemployment has dropped to an astounding 2.9%. Manufacturers in particular cannot find enough people to fill available jobs.…

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