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The Tactic of Deceit

tactic of deceit

“Americans use 500 million drinking straws every day.” Says who? Says ten year old Milo Cress, that’s who. Young Milo became convinced that drinking straws pollute our oceans. He put together a campaign called “we go strawless.” As John Stossel points out, the media, environmentalists, and leftist politicians all embraced his 500 million number and…

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May the dogma be with you

Catholic dogma

Catholics are well-represented on the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Sonia Sotomayor are Catholics. Retiring justice Anthony Kennedy is Catholic. Three justices are Jewish: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, and Elena Kagan. The only Protestant on the Court is Neil Gorsuch, who was raised Roman Catholic, but now attends…

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Facebook censors pro-life messages

Facebook censors pro-life messages

Facebook prevented Iowans for Life from “boosting” last week’s blogpost: “Pro-lifers don’t care about the mother or child after she gives birth. HOGWASH!” Did you read it? If not, read it now as background to today’s blogpost which reveals how Facebook censors pro-life messages. For those of you not familiar with the process of boosting…

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“Pro-lifers don’t care about the mother or child after she gives birth.” HOGWASH!

pro-life health clinic

Mary (not her real name) walked into a pro-life health clinic. She got a free ultrasound. She saw her baby on the screen, and decided not to abort her child. Days passed. She had a change of heart and went to Planned Parenthood and paid them to abort her child. A few more days passed…

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The Abortion Pill Lie

abortion pill lie

Holly Patterson ingested the poison on a Saturday. The eighteen year old girl had been perfectly healthy up to that moment. Before the day was through, she began experiencing cramping and constipation. Within a week, she was dead from septic shock. All of this occurred in California a decade and a half ago when Holly…

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Why the IUD is an abortifacient

IUD is an abortifacient

The intrauterine device (IUD) is a fairly popular form of birth control that is inserted into a woman’s uterus. What many contracepting pro-life women don’t realize, is that the IUD is an abortifacient. It also poses health risks to the woman using the IUD. Planned Parenthood’s website downplays these risks: “Some people have side effects…

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The abortion movement’s adversarial relationship with free speech

campus censorship

It’s hard to defend the abortion position. Abortion activists on college campuses have resorted to campus censorship against pro-life activists to avoid discussing the touchy subject of human abortion on its merits. The Wall Street Journal ran a good piece on the subject a few weeks ago by Kristan Hawkins. Ms. Hawkins is president of…

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The difference between pro-life and abortion advocates

abortion breeds anger

By Tom Quiner Have you ever prayed outside of Planned Parenthood? I have countless times over the years. I’ve noticed something: pro-life supporters are joyful. Abortion supporters are enraged. Abortion breeds anger. Both groups use their hands to react. Abortion supporters raise their middle finger. (I mistakenly thought that they were saying that we were…

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Catholic women are more likely to have an abortion than Protestant women

Catholic respect life curriculum

By Maggie DeWitte Iowans for LIFE embraces all of the teachings of the Catholic Church on issues regarding human reproduction, but Catholic abortion rates shock and sadden us. And yet the Church’s position on abortion is crystal clear, as presented in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (2270): “Human life must be respected and protected…

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Is Planned Parenthood on the ropes?

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland is being absorbed by a larger affiliate in Minnesota and the Dakotas according to the Des Moines Register. The Iowa PP president, Suzanna de Baca, is stepping down, and Iowa operations will be directed from Minnesota. Is this a sign that Planned Parenthood is on the ropes? Iowans for LIFE’S…

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