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

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Human abortion increases the isolation rape victims feel

rape victims

A woman is raped. It’s horrible. It gets worse, she’s pregnant from her rapist. Here is the life-altering question for rape victims: to abort or not to abort? A website called Life Dynamics addresses the issue and reveals a viewpoint the mainstream media never covers: women who were raped, who gave birth, and were glad…

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Be prepared to annihilate an anti-Life straw man argument

anti-Life straw man argument

Did you hear Iowans for LIFE’s director, Maggie DeWitte, on Iowa Public Radio yesterday? She beautifully defended the case for Life, while knocking down one anti-Life straw man argument after the other presented by the human abortion apologists on the show. A ‘straw man’ is an: “intentionally misrepresented proposition that is set up because it…

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Maggie DeWitte’s speech at the public hearing for the Heartbeat Bill

an issue of civil and human rights

My name is Maggie DeWitte and I am the Executive Director for Iowans for LIFE and a founding member of the pro-life coalition. Thank-you for this opportunity to speak. I am here today to speak on behalf of those who cannot speak; to state what you all sitting here know to be true.  When there…

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Your support is needed immediately for a key piece of adult stem cell legislation

adult stem cell legislation

Iowans for Life supports the work being done by the John Paul II Medical Research Institute in Iowa City. Unlike other researchers, they use only adult stem cells, not those harvested from destroyed embryos. A bill pending before the Iowa House can greatly advance their efforts. Iowa House File 2228 creates an Iowa Regenerative Medicine…

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Be a hero

be a hero. Vote YES to the Heartbeat bill.

Calling men of faith We’re at a watershed moment in history. A single piece of legislation, the Heartbeat Bill, has an opportunity to be a game-changer in our fight to save the lives of the pre-born. Iowa has now moved into the spotlight with a proposed piece of legislation, affectionately called ‘The Heartbeat Bill,’ that…

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Freedom of thought hangs in the balance

freedom of thought

QUESTION:  What is the most important right in America? ANSWER:  Most would quickly point to the First Amendment. It specifies freedom of expression and religion as foundational freedoms. However, freedom of thought, or conscience, is the ultimate foundation upon which other freedoms rely, and it is under grave assault. The assault on this freedom comes…

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The Heartbeat Bill needs your help today

You can help stop human abortion at the point when the baby in the womb has a heartbeat. The Heartbeat Bill passed the Iowa Senate two weeks in a rare show of unanimity among Iowa Republicans in support of this pro life legislation. Democrats, too, were united in their opposition to protecting the fetus at…

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STDs target teen age girls

STDs target teen age girls

Teen age girls are four times as likely to be infected with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) than to get pregnant. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offer sobering statistics that reveal STDs target teenage girls: There are about 20 million new cases of STDs each year in the United States. About half of these…

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