Day 1: Pro-life Bus Tour Targets President Obama & Christie Vilsack in Iowa

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Day 1: Iowa Lt. Governor Joins “Women Speak Out” Bus Stop in Des Moines

IOWA ─ On Monday, August 20, the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) “Women Speak Out: Abortion is Not Health Care” 30-stop bus tour will make its first stops in Sioux City, Des Moines, and Mason City.  The bus tour will draw attention to the extreme abortion record of President Obama and House candidate Christie Vilsack (D). SBA List spokeswoman former Colorado Rep. Marilyn Musgrave and pro-life nurse and whistleblower Jill Stanek, who exposed then state-senator Obama’s refusal to protect children who survived the abortion procedure, will lead the tour. Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will join a press conference outside the State Capitol in Des Moines.  For a complete tour schedule, visit


Marilyn Musgrave, Fmr. Representative & SBA List VP for Government Affairs
Jill Stanek
, Fmr. Nurse & Pro-life Activist
Jenifer Bowen,
Executive Director, Iowa Right to Life (All stops)
Sue Thayer,
former Planned Parenthood clinic manager (All stops)
Tammy Kobza,
President, Iowa Eagle Forum (Sioux City)
Carol Remer,
Co-Coordinator, Sioux City Life Chain (Sioux City)
Linda Holub,
Lobbyist, CWA Legislative Action Committee of Iowa (Sioux City)
Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds
(Des Moines)
Tamara Scott,
State Director, CWA Legislative Action Committee of Iowa (Des Moines & Mason City)
Melissa Ohden
, abortion survivor (Des Moines & Mason City)
Julie Summa,
Director of Marketing & Outreach, Iowa Family Leader (Des Moines & Mason City)
Diane Warwich,
Chapter President, Iowa Right to Life (Mason City)
Stephanie Laudner,
Iowa Pro-life activist (Mason City)


9:00 AM – Sioux City, IA
Sergeant Floyd Monument – 2701 South Lewis Blvd./Old U.S. Highway 75

1:15 PM – Des Moines, IA
Iowa State Capitol – West Capitol Terrace, 399 East 7th Street

4:15 PM – Mason City, IA
Central Park – 75 1st Street, NW

The Iowa portion of bus tour is cosponsored by Iowa Right to Life, the Iowa Family Leader, Cornerstone World Outreach, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee of Iowa, and Iowa Eagle Forum.  The bus will continue to Wisconsin, Ohio, Virginia, and Florida, calling for the defeat of President Obama and pro-abortion Senate candidates Tammy Baldwin (WI), Sherrod Brown (OH), Tim Kaine (VA), and Bill Nelson (FL).

The Susan B. Anthony List, and its connected Political Action Committee, the SBA List Candidate Fund, are dedicated to electing candidates and pursuing policies that will reduce and ultimately end abortion. To that end, the SBA List will emphasize the election, education, promotion, and mobilization of pro-life women.###

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