IOWA─ On Monday, August 20, the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) "Women Speak Out: Abortion is Not Health Care" 30-stop bus tour will make its first stops in Sioux City, Des Moines and Mason City. The bus tour will draw attention to the extreme abortion record of President Obama and House candidate Christie Vilsack (D). SBA List spokeswoman former Colorado Rep. Marilyn Musgrave and pro-life nurse and whistleblower Jill Stanek, who exposed then state-senator Obama’s refusal to protect children who survived the abortion procedure, will lead the tour. Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will join a press conference outside the State Capitol in Des Moines.
For a complete tour schedule, visit www.SBAbus.com
WHO is involved:
- Marilyn Musgrave, Former U.S. Representative and SBA List VP for Government Affairs
- Jill Stanek, Former Nurse and Pro-life Activist
- Jenifer Bowen, Executive Director, Iowa Right to Life (All stops)
- Sue Thayer, former Planned Parenthood of the Heartland clinic manager (All stops)
- Tammy Kobza, President, Iowa Eagle Forum (Sioux City)
- Carol Remer, Co-Coordinator, Sioux City Life Chain (Sioux City)
- Linda Holub, Lobbyist, CWA Legislative Action Committee of Iowa (Sioux City)
- Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds (Des Moines)
- Tamara Scott, State Director, CWA Legislative Action Committee of Iowa (Des Moines and Mason City)
- Melissa Ohden, Iowa’s own abortion survivor (Des Moines and Mason City)
- Julie Summa, Director of Marketing and Outreach, Iowa Family Leader (Des Moines and Mason City)
- Diane Warwick, Chapter President, North Central Iowa Right to Life (Mason City)
- Stephanie Laudner, Iowa Pro-life activist (Mason City)
WHERE / WHEN:
9:00 AM – Sioux City, Iowa
Sergeant Floyd Monument – 2701 South Lewis Boulevard/Old U.S. Highway 75
1:15 PM – Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa State Capitol – West Capitol Terrace, 399 East 7th Street
4:15 PM – Mason City, Iowa
Central Park – 75 1st Street, NW
The Iowa portion of bus tour is co-sponsored by Iowa Right to Life, the Iowa Family Leader, Cornerstone World Outreach, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee of Iowa and Iowa Eagle Forum.
The bus will continue to Wisconsin, Ohio, Virginia and Florida, calling for the defeat of President Obama and pro-abortion Senate candidates Tammy Baldwin (WI), Sherrod Brown (OH), Tim Kaine (VA) and Bill Nelson (FL).
The Susan B. Anthony List, and its connected Political Action Committee, the SBA List Candidate Fund, are dedicated to electing candidates and pursuing policies that will reduce and ultimately end abortion. To that end, the SBA List will emphasize the election, education, promotion, and mobilization of pro-life women.