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

Psalm 22 is a prayer for a woman in a crisis pregnancy

crisis pregnancy

By Tom Quiner It’s hard to believe Psalm 22 was written a millennium before Jesus was nailed to the cross. This messianic psalm, which describes the travails of David, surely prefigures Christ. It is reminiscent of Psalm 51 which opens our Lenten season with Ash Wednesday, just as Psalm 22 is sung on Palm Sunday,…

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“And then it was gone.”

Unplanned

By Tom Quiner “Unplanned” movie review If you ever had doubt that there’s hope for this unseemly world, go and see Unplanned the Movie. Iowans for LIFE and Innervisions HealthCare teamed up to host a private screening of this dramatic pro-life film. We packed 4 theaters at the Jordan Creed Mall last night for an…

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What does a 12 week fetus really look like?

12 week fetus

[Yesterday’s blogpost, “What Is It?“, generated intense pushback when it was first published at Quiner’s Diner three years ago. Reread the post. Here is the exchange]: J. GREENBERG:  Your story about the children who identify the model of the fetus is not valid evidence of fetuses being human beings. Children do not understand the stages…

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What is it?

12 week fetus

By Tom Quiner “What is this?” I held in my hand a model of a 12 week old preborn human being, also known as a fetus, or also known as a “blob” of cells if you work for Planned Parenthood. I was working a shift for Iowans for Life at the Iowa State Fair. People poured by. We…

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Our merciful Lord

our merciful Lord

By Tom Quiner “Out of the depths, I cry to you, O Lord.” The psalmist might allude to drowning in the depths of dark, frigid water. Or he might allude to life’s addictions and sins that separate us from God.  Whatever the depth of our suffering, our soul is hardwired by God Himself to cry…

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Pro life legislative win!

unborn person

We have some good legislative news for you. Thanks to the leadership of Senator Jake Chapman, the wording of a pending piece of legislation was changed from “human pregnancy” to “unborn person.” Senate bill SF 523 makes the penalty for causing the “non consensual … death to an unborn person” the same as the penalty…

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Medicare for All mandates taxpayer funded abortion

Medicare for All

Iowans for LIFE doesn’t typically get involved with Medicare discussions. Now it’s necessary to comment in light of a growing swath of left-leaning politicians calling for Medicare for All. The proposed legislation is shocking. Mandated taxpayer funded abortions The language of the law, which is sponsored by Representative Pramila Jayapal (D., Wash.), states: “Individuals enrolled…

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How Long Must We Wait For a Pro-Life Democrat to Run for President?

#AWomansRightToBeBorn

 Pro-Life Twitter Picket:  #AWomansRightToBeBorn By David Krouse For twelve years I have been a registered Republican. I have voted in two presidential elections (2008, 2016) in two different states (Ohio and California). On March 1st, 2019, I began a daily Twitter Retweet Protest asking “How Long Must We Wait for a ProLife Democrat to Run…

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The future of Roe v Wade

future of Roe v Wade

Sadly, the future of Roe v Wade doesn’t matter to Iowa considering the Iowa Supreme Court’s decision last year. The Iowa Court concocted a right to abortion out of thin air. Watch the brief video clip with Tom Chapman, Executive Director of the Iowa Catholic Conference with Iowans for LIFE board president, Tom Quiner. Chapman…

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Another pro-life group helping kids after they’re born

Agapé Pregnancy Center

  The Agapé Pregnancy Center is a pro-life goldmine in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. How many times have you heard it said that pro-lifers don’t care about the child after she’s born?  How about a zillion!  You know it’s all nonsense.  The compassionate people who operate the Agapé Pregnancy Center are but another…

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