Margaret Sanger

The American landscape is littered with fallen statues of notable historical figures tainted with the stench of racism. A notable statue still stands at the Smithsonian Museum’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., that of Margaret Sanger. An influential American Time Magazine named her one of the twenty most influential Americans in history. The Smithsonian…

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letter to the president

By Maggie DeWitte Iowans for LIFE, in conjunction with the Iowa Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders, mailed the following letter to President Trump: *** July 16th, 2020 The President of the United States THE WHITE HOUSE 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: The Iowa Coalition of Pro-Life leaders needs your immediate assistance.…

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mail order abortion pills

The drumbeat to deregulate the abortion pill, RU-486, ticked up during the Obama administration. In 2016, the Food and Drug administration granted Gynuity Health Projects permission to initiate a study to advance abortion services using mail order abortion pills (mifepristone and misoprostol). Iowans for LIFE is quick to note the disconnect between Gynuity Health Projects’…

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a more perfect union

Iowans for LIFE honors the legacy of the 4th of July. Two-hundred and forty-four years may have passed since the Founders signed the Declaration of Independence, but the issues at stake remain relevant and contested. The pro-life movement embraces Thomas Jefferson’s soaring rhetoric with relish, for a single sentence provides the moral underpinnings to the…

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24 Hour Bill injunction

As expected, Mitchell E. Turner, District Court Judge for the Sixth Judicial District in Iowa, granted an injunction to the 24 Hour Bill which was scheduled to go into force today. Planned Parenthood and the ACLU filed a lawsuit to block the bill before Governor Reynolds even had a chance to sign it into law.…

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24 hour waiting period

Women and men often regret the decision to abort their baby. That’s why Iowa lawmakers passed a bill which requires  a 24 hour waiting period before getting an abortion. As expected, Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit to block the legislation and seeks a temporary injunction to delay it from going into effect on July 1st.…

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Lois Brookhart

By Lois Brookhart The article by Sister Anne Marie Walsh, SOLT, is a powerful, thoroughly written message supported with excellent facts.  I have been trying to share it with everyone I know, friends and family alike. I am sick at heart at what I see happening in my country. Even though I believe it is…

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morally equivalent

By Sister Anne Marie Walsh I feel compelled to say something after seeing, in recent days, some of the things that have been posted about pro-life, racism, the death penalty, etc. Please don’t quote Pope Francis to me, or any other prelate for that matter. I know exactly what they have said, and though much…

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Protect Life Amendment failed

Dear Pro-Life Supporters:  I won’t pull any punches. This last weekend of the legislative was intense. Let me get the bad news out of the way. The Protect Life Amendment failed. Iowans for LIFE and the Iowa Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders worked overtime this weekend in an attempt to budge a few recalcitrant legislators to…

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protect life amendment

The clock approaches midnight and House Republicans still don’t have the votes to pass the Protect Life Amendment. Keep in mind that Republicans have a 53 to 47 advantage. Keep in mind that that the Republican platform proclaims: “The Right to Life shall be understood to include all people from conception to natural death.” Keep…

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