Critical Labor Shortage in the U.S.

labor shortage

“According to a recent CBO report, the principal driver of slow growth since 2008 has been a sharp slowdown in the growth of the labor supply,” writes William Galston in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal about our nation’s labor shortage.  Mr. Galston once worked in the Clinton administration before joining the Wall Street Journal. Prior to…

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Abortion is a human rights issue

“Keep your rosaries off my ovaries”

If you’ve ever read some of the placards on display at abortion rights rallies, you’ve bound to have seen the one that says: “keep your rosaries off my ovaries.” Amazon even sells T-shirts with the slogan, as you can see above. Iowans for LIFE asked some pro-life Catholic women (a phrase which should be redundant,…

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Announcing a Summer Fundraising Dance!

summer fundraising dance

Get ready for an evening of magic. Iowans for LIFE is proud to announce a summer fundraising dance at the beautiful Jasper Winery on Friday, July 23rd. We all know how intense it is to be involved in the pro-life cause. IFL believes that is vital to our mental health to come together with like-minded…

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Be The Solution

Gabrielle Parkhurst

By GABRIELLE PARKHURST What does being pro life mean to me? It means bringing a solution to the endless amount of black women getting abortions everyday. When I think of being pro life, I can’t stop at just making sure a woman considering an abortion has the baby and then move on. I want to…

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The truth about the Protect Life Amendment

Bob Vander Plaats

By Bob Vander Plaats Abortion advocates aren’t telling you the whole truth about the proposed Protect Life Amendment to the Iowa state Constitution. In their efforts to malign the Protect Life Amendment, abortion activists conveniently leave out the most important details: why the amendment is needed, and what can happen right here in Iowa if…

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Margaret Sanger’s fall from grace

Margaret Sanger’s fall from grace

  Margaret Sanger is a feminist icon and founder of Planned Parenthood. Upon accepting Planned Parenthood’s Margaret Sanger Award, Hillary Clinton waxed eloquent on Ms. Sanger: “Now, I have to tell you that it was a great privilege when I was told that I would receive this award. I admire Margaret Sanger enormously, her courage,…

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Announcing The HOLY FAMILY Project

The Holy Family

Dear Iowans for LIFE Supporter: Iowans for LIFE is going big. And we need your help now to make it happen. I’d like to introduce you to one of the biggest projects we’ve ever taken on: THE HOLY FAMILY Project. We’re developing an entire pro-life series wrapped around the primacy of the family unit. As…

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The Protect Life Amendment has a language problem

Protect Life Amendment language

The Iowa House and Senate both support the Protect Life Amendment. But they don’t agree on the language of the Amendment. Let’s compare: Iowa Senate’s Language Sec. 26. Protection of life. To defend the dignity of all human life, and to protect mothers and unborn children from efforts to expand abortion even to the day…

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Easter epiphany

Easter epiphany

By Tom Quiner Happy Easter! My name is Tom Quiner, president of Iowans for LIFE’s board. I had an Easter epiphany: Easter is very pro-life. After all, what is the lesson of Easter? Simply put, Easter says that you matter, that your life has meaning. Easter says your life has so much meaning that God…

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The Protect Life Amendment passes Iowa Senate!

Maggie DeWitte at the Capital

Dear Fellow Pro-Lifer: The Senate just passed the Protect Life Amendment by a 30 to 17 vote! Way to go, pro-life legislators! The Iowa House already passed a similar Amendment, which means both Houses will need to negotiate the final language of the bill. This is the first, critical step to returning the Iowa Constitution…

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