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

If a heartbeat exists, it is a life

If a heartbeat exists, it is a life

[Here is a transcript of Scott Valencia’s remarks before an Iowa Senate subcommittee in support of the proposed Heartbeat Bill legislation. Mr. Valencia is Executive Director of the NATURAL JOURNEY ALLIANCE and Chairperson of THE COALITION OF PRO LIFE LEADERS:] Good morning Senator Sinclair, Schultz, and Petersen.  I am Scott Valencia, Chair Person for the Coalition of…

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IFL Executive Director, Maggie Dewitte, testifies before Senate subcommittee

adoption option

[Here is a transcript of Maggie Dewitte’s remarks before an Iowa Senate subcommittee in support of the proposed “Heartbeat Bill” legislation:] When death is determined In Iowa, death is determined when an individual has sustained irreversible cessation of circulatory or respiratory functions.  In other words, the heart stops beating.  It is not hard then, to…

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The Iowa Legislature considers the Heartbeat Bill

the Heartbeat Bill

When does human life begin? Scientists state the obvious that it begins at conception. Even pro abortion advocates agree, as you can see in the video below. An adult, a teenager, a child, an infant, a fetus, an embryo, a blastocyst, and a zygote are all human beings at different stages of development. The culture…

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A modern day hero

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By Maggie Dewitte For me, the highlight of the president’s State of the Union address Tuesday was Ryan Holets. Did you hear what happened? President Trump shared the story of Mr. Holets who is a cop in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He responded to what seemed to be a routine call about a possible convenience store…

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Planned Parenthood: “Irreplaceable” and “Life-Saving”?

In its most recent annual report, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America makes two fundamental claims, both of which are directly relevant to the question involving continued government funding for its services, approximately $555 million in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.1 These claims are: • First, that Planned Parenthood health centers are… Continue…

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I Want My Doctors To Help Me Live, Not Die

Published by the Wall Street Journal on July 6th, 2017 By J.J. Hanson Aggressive brain cancer is trying to end my life. The best doctors in the world are racing to find a cure. Meanwhile, legislation promoting assisted suicide all over the nation would dismantle essential protections and care on which I, and so many…

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Philadelphia theater’s plans for abortion musical continue to hit snags

Live Action News By Cassie Fiano A Philadelphia-based theater company is planning to stage a musical comedy about abortion — but while the production is still weeks away from its debut, it is running into some serious obstacles. Lightning Rod Special, led by co-director Alice Yorke, has notified local media of their upcoming show that…

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Rape, Incest, and Abortion

Rape, Incest, and Abortion: Searching Beyond the Myths Editor’s Note: Please see Fact #6: Poverty, rape, disability, or “unwantedness” do not morally justify abortion. – David C. Reardon, Ph.D. “How can you deny an abortion to a twelve-year-old girl who is the victim of incest?” complains an indignant supporter of abortion. “And how can you call yourself…

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If Planned Parenthood Goes, Where Do Women Go?

AN NRO SYMPOSIUM July 30, 2015 4:00 AM We asked some distinguished experts what would become of women’s health in a post-Planned Parenthood era.   ERIKA BACHIOCHI I became pro-life while working on welfare reform as a college intern at a small think tank during the Clinton years. Like so many of my “socialist feminist” compatriots…

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