Heartbeat Prayer

Let’s face it, you’re a sinner.  All of us are. It’s easy for us to succumb to a terrible temptation, that the power of prayer is, well powerless. It’s easy to think God is busy; that we’re insignificant; or more likely that we’re unworthy of answered prayers. The saints can help. They’ve been in our…

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Black lives matter

QUESTION: Why did so many prominent politicians flip flop on the abortion issue? ANSWER: Politics. Jesse Jackson is a civil rights activist who certainly believes that black lives matter. He spoke eloquently on behalf of the cause of life, as he did in this this piece in the Right to Life News: “The question of…

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unplanned pregnancy resources

You’re pregnant. It’s unexpected. And you’re not so sure you want this child. What do you do? Know this: you have healthy options, because there are a wealth of unplanned pregnancy resources at your disposal. Even more, know that you are not alone. You’ll see why in a minute. Yesterday’s blogpost exposed a tragic statistic…

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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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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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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

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

[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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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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