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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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Visionary Pope shocks the world

contraception

Faithful Catholics and Protestants are broadly united in their defense of human life. They part company on one distinct element of human sexuality and family life: contraception. In fact, a majority of Catholics quietly ignore the teachings of their own Church on the subject, teachings which were reiterated and clarified with shocking prescience fifty years…

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A Pro-Life appeal to Democrats

pro-life Democrat

By Maggie DeWitte Do you tend to vote Democrat? Are you a little uncomfortable with your party leadership that is rigid on their call for abortion-on-demand for the entire nine months of a mother’s pregnancy? But, are you reluctant to call yourself a pro-life Democrat? By the same token, are you uncomfortable with Republicans on…

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An urgent message from Iowans for LIFE Executive Director, Maggie DeWitte

spiritual attack

Dear IFL Supporters & Iowa Legislators: Our brave pro life legislators and governor are under spiritual attack. The spiritual climate at the Capitol is intense today. Angry shouts. Protests by Big Abortion. Spiritual attacks are running high on anyone standing up for the rights of our brothers and sisters in the womb. You need to…

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History is being forged before your very eyes.

new wave movement of the 21st century

By Maggie DeWitte Iowa is once again leading the New Wave Movement of the 21st century with a social justice creed that emphasis LIFE with the passage of the Heartbeat Bill. Last night, we witnessed high drama at the State House as the Heartbeat Bill was debated. The bill protects life of the pre-born when…

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