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How abortion affects the rest of your life

post abortive trauma

The culture says abortion leaves your mind and body unaffected. Scientists disagree. Post abortive trauma is common. Are you experiencing an unplanned pregnancy? You need to know two critical pieces of information right now: You can get help. You’re not alone. You have healthy options beyond abortion. Abortion affects you forever. But even if you’d…

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Welcome to the STD epidemic

STD epidemic

Prince Ernest was hopelessly in love with the lovely widow, Harriet. Harriet felt the same and threw herself into the German prince’s bed for what she assumed would be an evening of passion. There was a problem: the prince had syphilis. To his credit, he was able to gather himself and deter the inflamed, young…

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The Iowa fetus is becoming an endangered species

Iowa fetus

The Iowa Fetus is becoming endangered. The replacement birthrate in the Hawkeye State has been below replacement level since 2009. The replacement birthrate in developed nations is 2.1 births per woman, but here in Iowa, the rate had dropped to 1.99 by 2016. Our population growth is stagnant. Small towns are drying up, and what…

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Abortion takes the life of a baby

abortion takes the life of a baby

Hi, I’m Laura Limmex.  I am the Executive Director of Restored by Grace and I’m a founding member of The Coalition. I too had an abortion at the age of 16, and for many years I denied the fact of what happened that day and the memories of what happened that day.  Today I work…

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If a heartbeat exists, it is a life

If a heartbeat exists, it is a life

[Here is a transcript of Scott Valencia’s remarks before an Iowa Senate subcommittee in support of the proposed Heartbeat Bill legislation. Mr. Valencia is Executive Director of the NATURAL JOURNEY ALLIANCE and Chairperson of THE COALITION OF PRO LIFE LEADERS:] Good morning Senator Sinclair, Schultz, and Petersen.  I am Scott Valencia, Chair Person for the Coalition of…

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IFL Executive Director, Maggie Dewitte, testifies before Senate subcommittee

adoption option

[Here is a transcript of Maggie Dewitte’s remarks before an Iowa Senate subcommittee in support of the proposed “Heartbeat Bill” legislation:] When death is determined In Iowa, death is determined when an individual has sustained irreversible cessation of circulatory or respiratory functions.  In other words, the heart stops beating.  It is not hard then, to…

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The Iowa Legislature considers the Heartbeat Bill

the Heartbeat Bill

When does human life begin? Scientists state the obvious that it begins at conception. Even pro abortion advocates agree, as you can see in the video below. An adult, a teenager, a child, an infant, a fetus, an embryo, a blastocyst, and a zygote are all human beings at different stages of development. The culture…

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A modern day hero

adoption

By Maggie Dewitte For me, the highlight of the president’s State of the Union address Tuesday was Ryan Holets. Did you hear what happened? President Trump shared the story of Mr. Holets who is a cop in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He responded to what seemed to be a routine call about a possible convenience store…

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Planned Parenthood: “Irreplaceable” and “Life-Saving”?

In its most recent annual report, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America makes two fundamental claims, both of which are directly relevant to the question involving continued government funding for its services, approximately $555 million in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.1 These claims are: • First, that Planned Parenthood health centers are… Continue…

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