Equal Rights Amendment

The House of Representatives changed the rules on ratifying the pro-abortion Equal Rights Amendment along a largely part line vote. If it passes the Senate, President Biden promises to sign it. Here’s what the ERA actually says: “Equality of rights under law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any…

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pro-life apologetics video series

The pandemic may have slowed us down, but at long last, IFL’s pro-life apologetics video series is in production! We filmed each segment this past weekend, and now the project has moved to the editing stage. We are excited to launch this video series online to arm pro-life students and young adults with quick come…

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Bob Weast

By Tom Quiner [Bob Weast was the recipient of IFL’s Life Award for 2020 for his unwavering support of the pro-life cause generally, and Iowans for LIFE specifically. He died a week after receiving his plaque, at the age of 91. IFL Board president, Tom Quiner reflects on his friendship with Bob, adapted from a…

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DAY NINE PRAYER Mother of little children; Be with the child who is alone or afraid. Saint Frances Cabrini, In every corner of hemisphere you sought out those whom everyone had forgotten. Mother of immigrants, friend of orphans, protector of the poor, intercede for us who seek to follow your example. We ask this through…

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Heartbeat Novena day eight

DAY EIGHT PRAYER Saint Frances Cabrini, In every corner of the hemisphere you sought out those whom everyone had forgotten. Mother of immigrants, friend of orphans, protector of the poor, intercede for us who seek to follow your example. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen. Mother of the aged; Be with those who…

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Heartbeat Novena day seven

Our Novena comes from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops who encourage us to invoke three powerful pro-life witnesses on behalf of the cause. We invoked Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton the first three days of our Novena and Saint John Neumann for the next three days. Now we turn to Saint Frances Cabrini. According…

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Heartbeat Novena day six

DAY SIX PRAYER Saint John Neumann, as a loyal son, a faithful priest, and a tireless Bishop, you worked to support and defend life in all its wonder. Intercede for the Church you loved with all your heart that we may be faithful witnesses to the Gospel of Life. We ask this through Christ our…

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Heartbeat Novena day five

DAY FIVE PRAYER Saint John Neumann, as a loyal son, a faithful priest, and a tireless Bishop, you worked to support and defend life in all its wonder. Intercede for the Church you loved with all your heart that we may be faithful witnesses to the Gospel of Life. We ask this through Christ our…

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Whitney Smith McIntosh

By WHITNEY SMITH McINTOSH YOU ARE NOT ALONE The intention of this series, Black Voices on Black Lives, was to give voice to black pro-life peoples’ stories.  The majority of pro-life individuals are white, and they are fighting for the lives of black, brown, and white children.  We all know the statistics: black, brown, and…

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