Category: Abortion

Fall 2009 Iowa Right To Life Book Sale!

Today marks the start of the of the Iowa Right To Life Book Sale at Veterans Auditorium in Des Moines.  The sale runs from September 9 through 14. 

This is one of the most important non-profit organizations in Iowa providing counseling and assistance to pregnant women.  Services available include financial assistance, pre- and post-natal health care, a safe place to stay, child care, and counseling, to name a few.  There are resources out there and there are people who care.  For more information, visit their web site at this link.…

What Republicans Need: Less Gross, More Sense

The following piece addresses specific thoughts about the direction of the Republican Party.  While the writer is actively serving as Communications Director for the Polk County Republican Party of Iowa, the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Polk County Republicans, the Republican Party of Iowa, or the Republican National Committee.

If you’ve followed The Conservative Reader earlier in 2009, you would note that we discussed a need to rethink the Conservative/Republican agenda. We have not yet dug into that process deeply, although many have been voicing their opinions about what needs doing.

There has been a substantive effort on the part of some Christian Conservative Republicans to promote an agenda that honors God with a level of apparent intolerance to those who do …

Health Care Reform: Abortion Funding and Mandates Still on the Table

babyIf you don’t already know, we are thoroughly Pro Life here at the The Conservative Reader.  From the moment of conception, the rights of every American should extend to even those that are still in the womb, despite the inconvenience they may pose to their mother.

We are also opposed to the current effort in Congress to foist a complex, expensive, invasive and industry-busting piece of legislation in the name of saving lives and improving the health of Americans.  We are not opposed to ensuring that all Americans have access to health-care, but this bill, in whatever form it has taken thus far, is not in the best interest America.  More on that in the next few days.

Worse yet, is that such a bill, …

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