Advocating For The Dignity of Human Life From Fertilization To Natural Death

Archive for August 2018

“Abortion is self-care.” No, it isn’t. Abortion is genocide.

abortion is genocide

A billboard in Texas proclaims: “Abortion is self-care. Black women take care of their families by taking care of themselves.” The billboard is run by a pro abortion group that believes human abortion is the key to “transforming the lives of black women and girls.” Abortion is genocide to African-Americans, but it certainly isn’t “self-care.”…

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Get Ready for “A Clash of Creeds”

annual fundraising banquet

By Maggie DeWitte It’s time for the pro-life movement to think outside the box. That’s what Iowans for LIFE is doing at our October 24th annual fundraising banquet at Prairie Meadows. Like most non-profits, IFL has followed a staid format in past annual fundraising banquets, characterized by a nice meal followed by speeches. Not this…

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Iowa corn poll reveals Iowans want Courts to get out of the business of legislating from the bench

Iowa corn poll

You’ve heard of straw polls, right? The Natural Journey Alliance (NJA) and Iowans for LIFE conducted an Iowa corn poll at our booth at the Iowa State Fair last week. As people strolled by our booth, they were stopped in their tracks by our sign that asked, “Do you believe the Iowa Supreme Court should…

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Iowa’s Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders responds to today’s court proceedings

Iowa's Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders

Iowa’s Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders sat in on critical court proceedings today regarding the Heartbeat Bill. The Heartbeat Bill faces two legal issues. First, it is currently under a temporary injunction because of a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood and the ACLU. Today, Judge Michael Huppert heard arguments on a second issue as to whether…

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The Heartbeat Bill goes to court tomorrow

Heartbeat Bill goes to court

The Heartbeat Bill goes to court tomorrow. As you recall, Governor Kim Reynolds signed the most pro-life bill in the US into law on May 4th. Governor Reynold’s Statement Governor explained her support for this groundbreaking legislation in this statement: “I believe that all innocent life is precious and sacred, and as governor, I pledged…

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Abortion ethics 101

abortion ethics

  Should abortion be legal or illegal? Iowans for LIFE works hard to support pro-life legislation that reduces the incidence of human abortion. For today, though, let’s set aside the question. Instead, let’s take the emotion out of the subject and consider THE foundational abortion ethics question: Is ending the life of a human fetus…

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The price of inhumanity

price of inhumanity

From 1980 to 1988, there were 1 million deaths due to the Iran/Iraq war. From 1980 to 1988, there were 14 million deaths in the U.S. due to abortion. Mass graves Before the U.S./Iraq war began, there were an estimated 270 mass graves in Iraq. It is estimated that those graves hold the bodies of…

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