Why the economy matters to the pro-life movement

the economy and abortion

Why do women have abortions? According to the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute: money. Let’s face it, the economy and abortion are connected. According to their 2004 study: “The reasons most frequently cited were that having a child would interfere with a woman’s education, work or ability to care for dependents (74%); that she could not afford…

Read More

Critical Labor Shortage in the U.S.

labor shortage

“According to a recent CBO report, the principal driver of slow growth since 2008 has been a sharp slowdown in the growth of the labor supply,” writes William Galston in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal about our nation’s labor shortage.  Mr. Galston once worked in the Clinton administration before joining the Wall Street Journal. Prior to…

Read More

Iowa abortions contribute to the Iowa worker shortage

worker shortage

Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal ran with the headline: “Iowa’s Labor Plight: Too Many Jobs.” They ran with the wrong lede. The correct headline should have been: “Iowa’s Labor Plight: Worker Shortage.” The article points out that Iowa’s unemployment has dropped to an astounding 2.9%. Manufacturers in particular cannot find enough people to fill available jobs.…

Read More