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

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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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Black lives matter to the pro life movement

Black fertility rate

Precipitous drop in the Black fertility rate The Black Lives Matter movement is animated by perceived racial injustice, an important issue.  To pro-life groups like Iowans for LIFE, the issue is grounded in the injustice directed toward unborn Black babies, who have been disproportionately harmed by the aftermath of the Roe v Wade decision, evidenced…

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Opening tonight: “Gosnell: The trial of America’s biggest serial killer”

Gosnell movie

Now showing at these theaters: Copper Creek 9 AMC Classic Johnston Cinemark 20 Jordan Creek The trial of the century was largely ignored by the mainstream media. Now you can relive the story Big Abortion tried to keep quiet by catching the shocking movie opening tonight, “GOSNELL, THE TRIAL OF AMERICA’S BIGGEST SERIAL KILLER.” The…

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What is the “Social Justice Creed?”

social justice creed

  “By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, you men of the West!” Aragorn’s speech to his frightened men before battle in a scene from LORD OF THE RINGS, Return of the King You are part of a movement the likes of which America hasn’t seen since the slaves…

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No, we don’t wish they ‘all could be California girls’

California girls

One state represents 17% of all abortions in the US:  California (Guttmacher Institute). Some 157,350 took place in 2014 alone in the Golden State. In 2014, California had 1671 abortion clinics compared to Iowa’s 13 (a number which has dropped in recent years here in Iowa). Anything goes for California girls When it comes to…

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“God loves those who have abortions.” True or false?

thank God for abortion

The cynicism of the abortion lobby knows no bounds.  The billboard above ran in Oklahoma City.  The smiling women convey a message that suggests God loves abortion. The message is part of a growing movement which presents abortion as a moral good, complete with theological underpinnings which shout out: ‘thank God for abortion!’ Thank God…

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The most beautiful woman in human history is still hated

most beautiful woman in the world

No woman has been hated more than the most beautiful woman in the world. Who is this woman of extraordinary beauty? Her name is Mary, the Mother of Jesus, the Christ. Artists, like Carlo Maratti, have painted her more than any other woman in history. Isn’t his “La Virgen en contemplación” (above) lovely? Modern man…

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