theology of life

The pro-life movement makes the case for the sanctity of human life by invoking the overwhelming mountain of evidence provided by science. Scientific evidence persuades secularists. However, many people of faith still accept abortion as a matter of personal conscience. This upcoming weekend’s Mass readings should give these ‘pro-choice’ Christians pause, for it makes a…

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Protect Life Amendment

As expected, the Iowa Senate passed the Protect Life Amendment along party lines in a 32 to 18 vote. IFL Executive Director, was on hand and was interviewed on WOI television, which you can watch here. The amendment, if passed in two consecutive legislative sessions, and approved by a vote of the people, would undo…

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Protect Life Amendment update

The Des Moines Register’s online headline states: “Iowa lawmakers advance anti-abortion constitutional amendment.” Translation: “Iowa lawmakers advance abortion-neutral constitutional amendment.” The Register story goes on to say: Republicans in the Iowa Legislature are speeding forward with a proposed constitutional amendment stating that the Iowa Constitution does not protect abortion rights. The word “speeding” suggests a…

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Equal Rights Amendment

“Equality of rights under law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” Thus says the proposed 1972 Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. How could any modern person disagree with such a straight forward proposition? Because the Amendment is a Trojan Horse intended…

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caucus night

Iowa is in the national spotlight once again. Caucus night is here! Before you vote, IFL wants to keep you informed on where major candidates stand on the abortion issue. The RealClearPolitics average poll numbers for Iowa look like this: Bernie Sanders (24.2) Joe Biden (20.2) Pete Buttigieg (16.4) Elizabeth Warren (15.6) Here are representative…

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March for Life 2020 recap

What a March for Life! Iowans for LIFE took three busloads of pilgrims to the 47th March for Life which took place last Friday. Our pilgrimage consisted of about 150 students and their chaperones. They witnessed the most historic March in history. Here is our March for Life 2020 recap. For the first time in…

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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 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 are…

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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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