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Support the pro-life “Campaign for Cures”

John Paul II Medical Research Center

A message from the John Paul II Medical Research Center: The John Paul ll Medical Research Center’s “Campaign for Cures” seeks to end the use of aborted fetal cells in medical research and bio-manufacturing. There are several human cell lines derived from past abortions which the pharmaceutical industry is using in a variety of ways…

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Attend pro-life regional training on Monday at 7PM

pro-life regional training

WHAT: Pro-life regional training PLACE: St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3663 66th St, Urbandale, IA 50322 DATE: Monday, November 18th, 2019 TIME: 7PM PRESENTED BY: Tom Chapman, Executive Director of the Iowa Catholic Conference St. Pius X parish in Urbandale is hosting a regional training meeting on Monday, November 18 at 7 p.m. for those…

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The Hearts and Hands of Christ

Madelyn Barten

By Madelyn Barten “Let our hearts and hands be stretched out in compassion towards others, for everyone is walking their own difficult path.” ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf When we think of a woman who had an abortion, it is easy to become an unjust judge of their character and situation. Without meaning any harm, we…

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How Jack Hatch took down a pro-life nominee

Jack Hatch

Des Moines voters will select a new mayor in a run-off election on December 3rd. Jack Hatch and incumbent mayor, Frank Cownie, finished in a dead heat in this week’s election. Iowans for LIFE has never weighed in on a mayor’s race before. However, Jack Hatch’s anti-life political history generally, and a specific, deplorable incident…

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An epidemic of despair


Since the turn of the century, the suicide rate has increased in 49 states, representing a shocking 25% increase nationally. This is a life issue. Iowans for LIFE wants to alert you of a suicide prevention workshop tomorrow night, 6:30PM, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church conducted by Randy Kiel. The workshop is titled, “When low…

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The Covington Kid vs. the media

Covington kid

The U.S. Delta force hunted down and killed ISIS leader,  Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The headline for the Washington Post purred: “Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Islamic State’s ‘terrorist-in-chief,’ dies at 48.” By way of contrast, students from a Catholic high school in Covington, Kentucky, attended the March for Life in Washington DC earlier this year where they…

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An aggressive assault on virtue

assault on virtue

Virtue is in the news, and people are outraged. As we wrote on Tuesday, Attorney Bill Barr gave a sweeping speech at Notre Dame University on religion and virtue and their role in the American “experiment.” Barr described the Founders’ vision for our republic: “They would leave “the People” broad liberty, limit the coercive power…

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Two speeches from the Trump administration honor God


Two of the most powerful positions in the president’s cabinet are the office of the Attorney General and the Secretary of State. On October 11th, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Attorney General William Barr both gave speeches on a singularly polarizing subject:  God. The venues were different. Attorney General Barr spoke at Notre Dame University…

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The oddity of abortion politics

abortion politics

This election cycle is producing increasingly odd and disturbing abortion politics. The most recent Democratic debate gave us a glimpse at the breathtaking pace Democrats are pulling away from the ‘moderate’ positions staked about by Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Let’s review abortion politics in a rapid fire Q & A format: When does life…

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