The abortion debate just got WAY more radical

Bob Vander Plaats

by Bob Vander Plaats The abortion debate in America has changed. And it’s suddenly way more radical than you may realize. Last Friday, Nancy Pelosi and the U.S. House passed a bill (cosponsored by Iowa’s Rep. Cindy Axne) that would legalize any and every abortion – even gruesome, late-term abortions up to the day of…

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RELEASE: Governor Reynolds joins with colleagues on amicus brief defending states’ rights, the unborn

Governor Reynolds protects the unborn

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Kim Reynolds joined with 11 additional governors to defend states’ authority to enact legislation that protects the unborn. “For years, democratically elected representatives in states like Iowa have tried to defend innocent human life only to be stymied by the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade,” said Gov. Reynolds.…

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POLL: IOWA SUPPORT FOR PROTECT LIFE AMENDMENT ‘NECK-AND-NECK’

Protect Life Amendment poll

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 29, 2021 Survey of likely voters reveals race within margin of error.    Des Moines, IOWA – A poll of likely voters commissioned by the Iowa Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders and completed by Public Opinion Strategies earlier this month reveals support and opposition to the proposed Protect Life Amendment to the Iowa…

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The Women’s Health Protection Act would make the U.S. more pro-abortion than China

The Women’s Health Protection Act

Senate Democrats have introduced the The Women’s Health Protection Act. If passed, the law would gut just about all existing state-by-state restrictions on the books, including those laws that previously passed Supreme Court scrutiny. The Charlotte Lozier Institute highlights the devastating impact this bill would have on abortion laws already on the books: Could Be Interpreted to…

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The racist underpinnings of banning the Hyde Amendment

the Hyde Amendment

The Hyde Amendment is in the news. President Biden calls for ending it in his new budget proposal even though he supported it throughout his many years in the Senate. Iowans for LIFE supports the Hyde Amendment because it quantifiably reduces the incidence of abortion, especially within minority populations. Let’s take a quick look: First…

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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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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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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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The pro-abortion Equal Rights Amendment moves closer to reality

Equal Rights Amendment

The House of Representatives changed the rules on ratifying the pro-abortion Equal Rights Amendment along a largely part line vote. If it passes the Senate, President Biden promises to sign it. Here’s what the ERA actually says: “Equality of rights under law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any…

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