The Day of the Holy Innocents

The Day of the Holy Innocents

The man was a monster even Isis could appreciate, but for the fact that he was a Jew. King Herod the Great was the Roman client king of Judea at the time Christ was born. Jewish prophesy stated that a new king, a Messiah, would be born in Bethlehem, threatening the reign of Herod. When…

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Vaccine skepticism

vaccine skepticism

The COVID-19 vaccine has been politicized, praised, and pilloried by disparate groups from both sides of the political aisle. This dissonance has fostered vaccine skepticism in many pockets of the country. Candidate Kamala Harris told a national television audience: “I will say that I would not trust Donald Trump and it would have to be…

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Results of Iowans for LIFE’s COVID-19 vaccine survey

COVID-19 vaccine survey

Will you take a COVID-19 vaccine? Yes? No? Undecided? This is the question we asked of Iowans for LIFE supporters via email and Facebook. Here are the results of our COVID-19 vaccine survey: YES  22% NO 68% UNDECIDED 10% The ‘no’ responses were forceful, typically in all caps and/or exclamation points. Dissent fell into three…

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Imagine if the COVID-19 vaccine had these side effects on women

COVID-19 side effects

Let’s say the COVID-19 vaccine had these side effects: Cramping and vaginal bleeding should be expected. Sometimes the bleeding is so heavy that surgery may be necessary. Nausea, weakness, fever, chills, vomiting, headaches, diarrhea, and dizziness are common the first two days after getting the vaccine. Adverse consequences include hospitalization and blood transfusions to address excessive…

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From Dissonance to Restoration

Linda Couri

[This is the third in a series of profiles on pivotal figures in the abortion debate. Be sure to read our previous profiles on Margaret Sanger and Larry Lader.] Linda Couri wants those who attend her presentation to see the face of a Planned Parenthood counselor and understand compassion drew her to work for the…

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A closer look at the ethical implications of the COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine

We’re receiving phone calls from concerned pro-lifers seeking insights on the upcoming availability of a COVID-19 vaccine. Two questions abound: were fetal cells of aborted babies used in the process of testing and manufacturing these medicines; and if yes, is it moral to take them? Let’s take a closer look with information reported by the…

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State of the pro-life movement

state of the pro-life movement

By Maggie DeWitte Well, here we are. It’s not where we wanted to be tonight, but none-the-less, here it is. Thank you so much for joining us! Thank you to our generous sponsors and a special thanks to Karen and Tom Quiner who helped put this production forward. Our opening song this evening was written…

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The Royal Child: the Glory of God

the Glory of God

By Bishop William Joensen I am pleased to join you as bishop and pastor of the Catholic Diocese of Des Moines, as a brother in Christ, and a witness to the dignity of every human life.  While we would obviously prefer to be together in person sharing a meal and feasting on the musical fare…

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