Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) will be the featured speaker at the December 12th Conservative Women's Network luncheon. This follows a long-standing tradition of having a "gentleman speaker" at its last monthly meeting each year. For reservations and information, contact Camille Hart.
We conservatives are always on about the 'unintended consequences' of government programs," writes Mona Charen, "but we didn't expect the Obama administration and congressional Democrats to provide such a vivid object lesson ... Government programs, after all, fail all the time, but are almost never held to account, far less held up to ridicule. Consider education ..."
"In the US we are used to abortion advocates claiming that the risk of elective abortion is relatively trivial and major medical organizations denying any link between abortion and breast cancer," writes Dr. Mary Davenport, the immediate past president of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists. "Now a powerful new study from China published last week by Yubei Huang and colleagues suggests otherwise. The article, a meta-analysis pooling 36 studies from 14 provinces in China, showed that abortion increased the risk of breast cancer by 44% with one abortion, and 76% and 89% with two and three abortions..."
"Religious liberty is front and center on the nation's Thanksgiving table," writes Michelle Malkin. "On Tuesday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. The family-owned craft store company is intrepidly challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare's abortion coverage mandate. Hobby Lobby's faithful owners deserve our thanks and praise as they defend freedom of conscience for all Americans...Let's pray the Supreme Court sees the light."
Kellyanne Conway, CEO of thepollingco/WomanTrend, gives her analysis of the 2013 election results in Virginia and New Jersey and looks ahead to 2014 and 2016 in this video of the November Conservative Women's Network meeting recorded on November 15:
Since women make the majority of family health care decisions, it's not surprising that they would be upset with the false promises made about Obamacare and the disaster the law has become in terms of policy cancellations, higher premiums and deductibles, poorer coverage and reduced doctor choices. According to a new CBS News poll, which found only 39% of women now approve of Mr. Obama's job performance, while 54% disapprove:
The President's overall job approval rating has declined among many demographic groups since last month, including independents (a 12-point drop), men (down 9 points), and women (a 10-point drop) More women now disapprove than approve of the job Mr. Obama is doing as president.
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