For the Christian, saying “We Won’t Forget 9/11″ is not a rallying cry for vengeance on our enemies, although our country has a right to punish evildoers, defend herself against sworn foes and eliminate those who would continue to do us harm. It is also not a lament that indicates we are permanent victims, while [...]
You’re just not that young….anymore Your strong legs once propelled you out a C47 plane over France You’re just not that young….anymore Your nimble fingers once ran wiring through B17s You’re just not that young….anymore Your bronzed arms once let you rappel down from a Huey into a dangerous LZ You’re just [...]
Two women. Two days. But the story is the same. Somehow it’s always the same. The first I met one day at the pregnancy resource center where I volunteer. She sat before me, quiet, beautiful, embarrassed. Tears fell from eyes that, Eve-like were open to a truth she’d rather forget. She had known better. Of [...]
We screamed and shouted from the roof tops that “we have our rights!” You can’t make us—mandate us to!—buy something. That is unconstitutional! All the while we empowered that same government to MANDATE that insurance companies carry people with pre-existing conditions. This is like pulling the pin, throwing a hand grenade straight up in the [...]
February 29, 2012—Des Moines, Iowa–David Bereit and Shawn Carney, Directors for the 40 Days for Life are coming to Iowa this week to celebrate the closure of two more Planned Parenthood abortion centers and for multiple 40 Days for Life prayer vigil site visits. “We are honored to stand side-by-side with international pro-life leaders, David Bereit [...]
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland’s client numbers are down, and yet the organization has increased its taxpayer funding in just one year by $500,000 in additional government grants. According to PPH’s most recent annual report, ending in Fiscal Year June 2011, Iowa’s largest abortion provider netted $1.9 million in government grants. That’s up from $1.4 [...]
Jill June, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland CEO, is on the warpath – in an imaginary war created by the organization that butters her bread, Planned Parenthood. According to June’s war rhetoric in her January 20, 2012, Des Moines Register letter to the editor (“Here’s another reason women leave the GOP”), Republicans “vilify,” “rampage,” “attack,” [...]
State Representative Betty DeBoef (R-What Cheer) gave an impassioned speech upholding the sanctity of life on the Iowa House floor marking the 39th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision.
Iowa Governor Terry E. Branstad proclaims January 22nd, the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision as Sanctity of Human Life Day in Iowa.
When Governor Sarah Palin objected to President Obama’s health care proposal (Obamacare) as containing “death panels” she was simply expressing what should be obvious to all: demands for efficiency and cost-effectiveness lead to widespread rationing of medical care. In all the debates about whether it is right to require people to carry insurance or to [...]
SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Dec. 21, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ — An ambulance responded to an emergency call from Planned Parenthood of the Heartland in Sioux City, Iowa, at approximately 1:30 pm on Tuesday and transported a patient to a local hospital. Sidewalk counselors recalled seeing the same woman earlier in the day as she entered the [...]
HT Foxfier Paul in Houston has a story about local volunteers coming to the aid of the mostly volunteer firefighters who were battling a nearby wildfire, and FEMA’s ham-handed attempts at dictatorially taking over. (As an aside, I have family in Magnolia who knew people who were evacuated from their homes due to this fire.) [...]