COVID-19 side effects

Let’s say the COVID-19 vaccine had these side effects: Cramping and vaginal bleeding should be expected. Sometimes the bleeding is so heavy that surgery may be necessary. Nausea, weakness, fever, chills, vomiting, headaches, diarrhea, and dizziness are common the first two days after getting the vaccine. Adverse consequences include hospitalization and blood transfusions to address excessive…

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Linda Couri

[This is the third in a series of profiles on pivotal figures in the abortion debate. Be sure to read our previous profiles on Margaret Sanger and Larry Lader.] Linda Couri wants those who attend her presentation to see the face of a Planned Parenthood counselor and understand compassion drew her to work for the…

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COVID-19 vaccine

We’re receiving phone calls from concerned pro-lifers seeking insights on the upcoming availability of a COVID-19 vaccine. Two questions abound: were fetal cells of aborted babies used in the process of testing and manufacturing these medicines; and if yes, is it moral to take them? Let’s take a closer look with information reported by the…

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state of the pro-life movement

By Maggie DeWitte Well, here we are. It’s not where we wanted to be tonight, but none-the-less, here it is. Thank you so much for joining us! Thank you to our generous sponsors and a special thanks to Karen and Tom Quiner who helped put this production forward. Our opening song this evening was written…

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the Glory of God

By Bishop William Joensen I am pleased to join you as bishop and pastor of the Catholic Diocese of Des Moines, as a brother in Christ, and a witness to the dignity of every human life.  While we would obviously prefer to be together in person sharing a meal and feasting on the musical fare…

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unprotected class

Wall Street Journal columnist, Peggy Noonan, made an astute observation four years ago. There are two classes in this country: the protected class and the unprotected class. In Noonan’s words: “The protected make public policy. The unprotected live in it. The unprotected are starting to push back, powerfully. The protected are the accomplished, the secure,…

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Would Satan and Jesus vote for different candidates?

‘What would Jesus do?’ became a powerful catch phrase with Christians in the 1990s. The question easily morphs into ‘who would Jesus vote for?’ during each election cycle, each side convinced that the Son of God is on their side. Just as interesting a question is, who would Satan vote for? Jesus is the Word…

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Larry Lader

Lawrence “Larry” Lader (1919-2006) was an evangelist and strategist, a lifelong atheist with the heart of a revolutionary. His talent and privilege allowed him to devote decades to his life’s passion, abortion on demand, and he lived to see it succeed beyond his expectations. A Harvard graduate and prolific author, his influence was evident in…

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