Abortion is violent

abortion is violent

The act of killing a living human being in the womb is grotesquely violent. Proponents justify the violence in the name of rights of the mother at the expense of the rights of the unborn child. Since the Dobbs decision was leaked earlier this year, we can see that even the politics of abortion is…

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Make your Qualified Charitable Distribution to Pulse

qualified charitable contribution

If you have a 70th birthday approaching, you should be prepared to begin making a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) each year. For those 70 1/2 and older, the IRS allows you to make nontaxable distributions from your IRA, as it will count towards your individual minimum distribution. You simply direct the trustee of your IRA…

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Des Moines city councilman wants to legalize all Des Moines abortions

Josh Mandelbaum

Des Moines city councilman, Josh Mandelbaum, has drafted a proposed resolution that would codify abortion-on-demand in Des Moines at the expense of abortion regulations enacted by the state legislature. Josh Mandelbaum’s proposal reads (with emphasis added): THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THAT the City of Des Moines supports the codification of the…

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Get ready for a War of Words

war of words

Big Abortion won the war of words in Kansas. They used a strategy of slick, if misleading, messaging coupled with anti-Catholic bigotry to absolutely bury a pro-life amendment. To recap: Kansas faced the same dilemma as Iowa. Their state Supreme Court uncovered a fundamental right to abortion mysteriously hidden in their state Constitution. Pro-lifers crafted…

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The Kansas debacle

protect them both amendment

Kansas and Iowa faced similar pro-life dilemmas: their respective state supreme courts discovered a fundamental right to abortion in their respective state constitutions, curtailing their legislatures’ ability to regulate abortion. Kansas put forth the “Value Them Both Amendment” to return the power to the legislature. Kansas voters rejected the amendment in a lopsided loss for…

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