In her Townhall.com article, "A Lesson Lesson Even Liberals can Learn from Jesse Helms", Lorie Byrd writes about Jesse Helms' respect for people, his work ethic and his commitment to his principles. Byrd writes: "Jesse Helms never compromised on the issues of importance to him and his supporters. I recall a conversation I had with a woman in my church many years ago who was terribly upset over the prospect that Helms would not win reelection. The race was close (as all his races were) and she didn’t think he was going to be able to pull out another win. She said, “I just don’t know what will happen if he doesn’t win. If he is not in the Senate there won’t be anyone there to speak for us.” By “us” she was talking about conservatives and, more specifically, people of faith." The article continues here:
Lorie Byrd :: Townhall.com :: A Lesson Even Liberals Can Learn from Jesse Helms: While not a piece on Senator Helms' pro-life accomplishments, I felt it was a nice tribute to the Senator.