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

Archive for November 2018

Heartbeat Novena Day Two Prayer

Heartbeat Novena Day Two

DAY TWO PRAYER Saint Elizabeth Seton, you knew the beauty of all human life when you carried a child in your womb and when, as a young widow, a teacher, and founder of the Sisters of Charity, you sought to live the Gospel of Life. Inspire us, intercede for us, and be with us. We…

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Join us in the Heartbeat Novena beginning today

Heartbeat Novena

The pro-life movement is powerless without prayer. In fact, the movement is driven by people of faith who pray unrelentingly on behalf of the most vulnerable members of our society, the unborn. Iowans for LIFE asks you to join us in praying a Novena on behalf of a crucial court hearing coming up in 9…

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Last call to get tickets to the SILENT NIGHT Christmas Gala this weekend

By Maggie DeWitte Are you tired of the news? Life have you down? Ready for a pick-me-up? I have the perfect prescription: the SILENT NIGHT Christmas Gala. Our friends at Holy Trinity’s Respect Life Group are hosting their 6th annual Christmas Gala this weekend in their event center. They donate the proceeds to Iowans for…

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The Heartbeat Bill faces a make or break moment on December 7th

Heartbeat Bill update

By Maggie DeWitte [Here is an excerpt from IFL Executive Director Maggie DeWitte’s remarks at the recent Iowans for LIFE fundraising banquet]: IFL spent a considerable amount of time at the Capitol this last session, along with our friends from the Coalition of Pro-life Leaders.  We had an amazing session.  We were successful in passing…

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The elephant in the voting booth

elephant in the voting booth

Something happened halfway between Herbert Hoover’s presidency and Donald Trump’s that scarred our nation. To this day, it is the elephant in the voting booth. The wound manifests itself in a variety of ways, most recently on display in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. Consider the 90 year sweep since the Hoover presidency. Ninety-seven percent…

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Governor Kim Reynolds accepts the IFL Life Advocate Award

By Maggie DeWitte Many of you know that for the last few years we select an individual each year to receive the IFL Life Advocate Award.  This award expresses gratitude to those who lead and impact education and advocacy regarding the dignity of human life at all stages—from fertilization to natural death. The recipient of…

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Pray for us, St. Gianna Beretta Molla

St. Gianna Beretta Molla

Today is All Saints Day in the Catholic Church. Iowans for LIFE embraces St. Gianna Beretta Molla as our patron saint.  A patron saint is a heavenly advocate, and Iowans for LIFE asks St. Gianna to pray for the health of pre-born babies and their mothers. St. Gianna is a contemporary saint who understands the…

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