Meghan McCain Announces Heartbreaking Miscarriage, Uses Tragedy To Share Pro-Life Message

H/T Western Journal.

Personally, I can feel the pain Meghan is suffering at this time.

My ex-wife and I went through two miscarriages.

They case you to question everything you question yourself and you question God.

You cry and ask why but the answer evades you.

It has been over twenty years since our last miscarriage and the thought still brings a tear to my eyes.

 

Meghan McCain, the conservative pundit and a co-host on ABC’s “The View,” opened up Friday about a miscarriage she recently suffered.

In an Op-Ed for The New York Times titled, “What I Learned From My Miscarriage,” McCain recalls participating in a photo shoot for an upcoming magazine cover story about the show.

“I should have been proud. I knew my father would have been proud,” she wrote, referring to her father, the late Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain. “I look back at those pictures now, and I see a woman hiding her shock and sorrow. I am posed for the camera, looking stern and strong, representing my fellow conservative women across the country. But inside, I am dying.”

“Inside, my baby is dying.”

McCain said her doctor confirmed that she had miscarried the same day as the photo shoot.

“I missed a few days of work. It wasn’t many, but given the job I have, it was enough to spark gossip about why I would be away from ‘The View,’” McCain wrote. “This was not supposed to be public knowledge. I have had my share of public grief and public joy. I wish this grief — the grief of a little life begun and then lost — could remain private.”

“I am not hiding anymore. My miscarriage was a horrendous experience and I would not wish it upon anyone.”

She went on to note that while miscarriages are relatively common, the subject still “carries so much cultural taboo.”

That’s because unborn babies, the pro-life McCain suggested, are alive.

“We feel sorrow and we weep because our babies were real,” she wrote. “They were conceived, and they lived, fully human and fully ours — and then they died.”

“They deserve to be spoken of, shared and mourned. These children, shockingly small, shockingly helpless, entirely the work of our love and our humanity, are children.”

McCain, who is married to The Federalist co-founder Ben Domenech, said she found out she was pregnant months ago, and soon started wondering, “How am I going to be pregnant with everyone watching?”

But McCain had people she could turn to for support.

“I was prepared in the circle of women to whom I could turn for advice, for support, for love,” she wrote. “Then it all ended — as our child ended.”

McCain said she is now faced with the question, “Why?”

“Why was this light and joy held before us, and then the world where this child drew breath cast into shadow?” she wrote. “Why was an innocent life created in the image of God and then abruptly snuffed out?:

McCain said she blamed herself, but soon realized it wasn’t her fault.

“Fault and blame are not at work here. When Job demanded answers of God, God reminded him: ‘Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Tell me, if you understand,’” she wrote, citing the Biblical book of Job.

“I do not understand. Life and death are beyond our power,” she wrote. “This miscarriage has reminded me of that truth. And it has reminded me of one other truth: Love is within our power.”

McCain emphasized the love that she will always have for her unborn child.

“I had a miscarriage. I loved my baby, and I always will. To the end of my days I will remember this child — and whatever children come will not obscure that,” she wrote. “I have love for my child. I have love for all the women who, like me, were briefly in the sisterhood of motherhood, hoping, praying and nursing joy within us, until the day the joy was over.”

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Eugene Scalia, Trump’s labor nominee, frustrated Obama’s agenda with mastery of legal minutiae

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July 20th, 2019

Obama was big on helping organized labor and growing the federal government.

In fact, federal workers hit record number, as growth slowed under Obama. (Source)

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    President Trump’s nomination of Eugene Scalia to lead the Labor Department would put one of the private-sector attorneys most responsible for frustrating the Obama administration’s labor policy agenda in charge of the current administration’s agenda.

    Obama will set a record for the size of the basic federal workforce, leaving office with more than 1.4 million people collecting government salaries in the civilian agencies in 2017, according to the budget he delivered to Congress that year.

    It’s a 10 percent jump from the time he took office in 2009 but less than the 17 percent hike under his Republican predecessor, President George W. Bush.

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    Reminder: Americans Own Almost Half of the Guns in the World, and Our Violent Crime Is Declining

    H/T GunPowder Magazine.

    You will never hear the drive-by media quote this about violent crime going down.

    A talking point liberals – and notably, the Democratic candidates running for the 2020 presidential election – are fond of making, is that there are “too many guns” in America, and we have a violent crime “problem.”

    Of course any violent crime is too much. But is America really that unsafe? And are guns to blame?

    Reuters reported last year:

    The Small Arms Survey, an independent global research project based in Geneva, Switzerland, found that there were more than 1 billion firearms in the world, of which civilians owned 85 percent, while the rest were held by militaries or law enforcement agencies.

    The number of guns owned by civilians globally rose to 857 million in 2017 from 650 million in 2006, the survey said. There were 120 guns for every 100 U.S. residents in 2017, it found, followed by Yemen with nearly 53 firearms per 100 people.

    “The biggest force pushing up gun ownership around the world is civilian ownership in the United States. Ordinary American people buy approximately 14 million new and imported guns every year,” survey author Aaron Karp told reporters.

    Keep this in mind when you read what Pew Research reported last year:

    Violent crime in the U.S. has fallen sharply over the past quarter century. The two most commonly cited sources of crime statistics in the U.S. both show a substantial decline in the violent crime rate since it peaked in the early 1990s. One is an annual report by the FBI of serious crimes reported to police in approximately 18,000 jurisdictions around the country. The other is an annual survey of more than 90,000 households conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, which asks Americans ages 12 and older whether they were victims of crime, regardless of whether they reported those crimes to the police.

    Using the FBI numbers, the violent crime rate fell 49% between 1993 and 2017. Using the BJS data, the rate fell 74% during that span.

    Property crime has declined significantly over the long term. Like the violent crime rate, the U.S. property crime rate today is far below its peak level.

    Public perceptions about crime in the U.S. often don’t align with the data. Opinion surveys regularly find that Americans believe crime is up nationally, even when the data show it is down.

    Also remember that places with the most gun control – Chicago, for instance, have soaring crime rates.

    The American Civil Rights Union reported last year on a Harvard study:

    The study, which just appeared in Volume 30, Number 2 of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy (pp. 649-694), set out to answer the question in its title:
    “Would Banning Firearms Reduce Murder and Suicide? A Review of International and Some Domestic Evidence.” Contrary to conventional wisdom, and the sniffs of our more sophisticated and generally anti-gun counterparts across the pond, the answer is “no.” And not just no, as in there is no correlation between gun ownership and violent crime, but an emphatic no, showing a negative correlation: as gun ownership increases, murder and suicide decreases.

    What’s more, states with Constitutional Carry laws on the books, such as Maine and Vermont, are also the safest.

    Gun Owners of America reports:

    West Virginia enacted permitless carry in 2016. A half year later, law enforcement says they have “not noticed an increase in gun violence since the law went into effect six months ago.”

    Likewise, Alaska enacted Constitutional Carry in 2003; Arizona followed in 2010. Both states saw their murder rates decline by 30% in the first five years.

    Gun Prohibitionists Re-Packaging Gun Control As Public Health Crisis

    H/T AmmoLand.

    This lying campaign rings true under the old adage about lies,

    “There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics.

    This re-packing stunt covers the Damned Lie and possibly statistics.

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    BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The billionaire-supported gun prohibition movement has re-packaged its gun control agenda as a public health crisis, trying to convince the public that the cure to violent crime is to amputate the Second Amendment from the Bill of Rights, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.

    “They couldn’t sell gun control as crime control,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. “Then they couldn’t sell gun control as gun safety. Now they’re trying to convince the public that gun ownership is a public health issue.

    “But this isn’t about public health,” he added. “This is all about politics. They’ve repackaged their agenda, but it’s the same old snake oil in a different bottle, and their strategy is right out of the gun control playbook.”

    SAF, which hosts Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership as one of its priority projects, said the public should be alarmed at this campaign to equate gun ownership to a communicable disease. The SAF/DRGO project is a counter to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and its Center for Gun Policy and Research. Billionaire anti-gun-rights former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reportedly donated $2.9 billion to the university over the years.

    “What will they do next,” Gottlieb wondered, “attack freedom of speech as a mental health problem if someone openly disagrees with their crusade for public disarmament?

    “For the health community to suggest that gun ownership is a public health problem amounts to medical malpractice,” he observed. “And by the way, medical malpractice kills a lot more people than firearms.”

    Gottlieb’s warning comes as the Board of Health in King County, Washington is conducting a so-called “gun violence prevention summit” that doesn’t include a single representative from the firearms community. There is no input from firearms retailers, gun range operators or firearms instructors; not a single genuine gun safety expert.

    “If there is a national crisis,” Gottlieb said, “trampling the rights of millions of healthy gun owners is not the cure. Demonizing guns and gun owners amounts to practicing voodoo during brain surgery. You’ll make a lot of noise and get plenty of attention, but the patient dies.”


    Second Amendment FoundationThe Second Amendment Foundation (www.saf.org) is the nation’s oldest and largest tax-exempt education, research, publishing, and legal action group focusing on the Constitutional right and heritage to privately own and possess firearms. Founded in 1974, The Foundation has grown to more than 650,000 members and supporters and conducts many programs designed to better inform the public about the consequences of gun control.

    Netanyahu to Decide Whether Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Can Enter Israel, West Bank for Tour

    H/T Sean Hannity.com.

    Personally, I hope Prime Minister Netanyahu says these two Anti-Semites are not allowed to tour the West Bank.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will decide whether Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib will be allowed to enter the Jewish State for an upcoming tour of the West Bank; potentially blocking the lawmakers for their calls to boycott the country.

    “Democratic U.S. Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are planning a visit to Israel and the West Bank in the coming weeks, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will have to decide whether they would be let in to the country, over the support they have voiced for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement,” reports Haaretz.

    “Israeli law allows authorities to deny entry into the country by individuals who support boycotting the country. However, the Foreign Ministry has the authority to recommend to the Strategic Affairs Ministry and the Interior Ministry issuing waivers for political or diplomatic figures, if it deems denying them entry would harm Israel’s foreign relations,” adds the website.

    Ultimately, the decision will be made by the Prime Minister.

    Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib introduced new legislation this week defending a boycott of Israel; directly comparing the world’s only Jewish State to Nazi Germany during World War 2.

    “U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week supporting the right to boycott Israel, likening the boycott of the Jewish state to boycotts of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union,” reports Fox News.

    Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against U.S. laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish,” adds Fox.

    “We are introducing a resolution … to really speak about the American values that support and believe in our ability to exercise our First Amendment rights in regard to boycotting… And it is an opportunity for us to explain why it is we support a nonviolent movement, which is the BDS movement,” said Omar.

    The BDS Movement -or Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions- is a pro-Palestinian boycott of Israeli companies and products.

    “Americans of conscience have a proud history of participating in boycotts to advocate for human rights abroad including … boycotting Nazi Germany from March 1933 to October 1941 in response to the dehumanization of the Jewish people in the lead-up to the Holocaust,” Omar said in the resolution introduced Tuesday.

    Congressman Lee Zeldin slammed the resolution, saying “Israel is our best ally in the Mid East; a beacon of hope, freedom & liberty, surrounded by existential threats. Shame on Rep @Ilhan Omar for bringing her hateful twist on that reality to House Foreign today, propping up the BDS movement & blaming Israel for all of its challenges.”

    Read the full report at Haaretz.

     

    Women for Trump 2020 Kicks Off As Media Works to Destroy the President

    H/T Godfather Politics.

    These women supporting President Trump shoot holes in the drive-by media narrative that women hate President Trump.

    The drive-by media claims that women hate President Trump as he is a misogynist pig.

    A group of about 1,000 women gathered on Tuesday to launch their “Women For Trump 2020” effort to push the president over the finish line for 2020. Who says women don’t support Trump?

    The women gathered for their kickoff rally in Pennsylvania, on July 16.

    Trump War Room

    @TrumpWarRoom

    So many great ! Thank you to all of our wonderful supporters.

    Pennsylvania voter Liana Evans: “We really feel like he speaks for us.”

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    The group is touting the president’s record of success in office. They have put out these talking points detailing that record:

    • Women who make up 56% of the 6,000,000 new jobs created since President Trump took office
    • Women who are 50% of the Trump campaign team
    • Women who are part of the 600,000 women who were lifted out of poverty by Trump policies
    • Women who are part of the 12.3 million women-owned businesses under Trump and who bring in $1.8 trillion in revenue
    • Women who are part of the 1,800 new businesses started every day
    • Women who appreciate the $26 billion in new drugs savings
    • Women who helped contribute to the $108 million Trump raised in the first campaign quarter
    • Women who were half of the 975,000 individuals who donated in the same quarter

    As American Thinker reported:

    Political celebrities supporting women included Lara Trump, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Ronna MacDaniels, Mercedes Schlapp, Kayleigh McEnany, Katrina Pierson, Brad Parscale, and none other than Diamond & Silk. The audience was beautiful, intelligent, enthusiastic, and involved. Chants of “USA,” loud applause, and a feeling of warmth and hope filled the room.

    There were cheers for our president’s economic success of low unemployment and record-breaking stock growth, cheers for our president’s philosophy of leaving no one behind, cheers for our president’s support for our military and his success with highly complicated and difficult issues with North Korea, China, Israel, the Middle East, Iran.

    Our president gave up his life of luxury and business to get bashed every day by the media and Democrats, with 93% negative coverage, because President Trump has a deep love for America and wants to help the forgotten men and women. As Katrina Pierson said, “he fights for me, so I am going to fight for him.” There were 1,000 women at the rally who are going to fight for Donald Trump. Soon they will recruit another 2,000 women who will then recruit 4,000 women, all foot soldiers who are not afraid to voice their support for Trump. God bless Donald Trump!

    The media ignored the event, so here are some great tweets:

    Brad Parscale

    @parscale

    Amazing crowd of women today in Pennsylvania for the launch of . Over 1000 showed up to hear @kimguilfoyle @LaraLeaTrump @GOPChairwoman @KatrinaPierson @kayleighmcenany speak.

    This crowd is bigger than the Democrat candidates rallies!

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    Elizabeth Landers

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    “Trump! Trump! Trump!” – Women for Trump launches today in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

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    Jessie Jane Duff

    @JessieJaneDuff

    Excited to join @TeamTrump coalition kick-off with @LaraLeaTrump and @DiamondandSilk!

    Nothing the Democrats say will stop American women from supporting our President @realDonaldTrump!

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