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How to resurrect the sanctity of life in Iowa

sanctity of life in Iowa

Governor Kim Reynolds will not appeal a recent court decision which shot down the Heartbeat Bill. The Governor made a tough call. The appeal process had almost no chance to succeed in light or the Iowa Supreme Court’s brazen support of abortion last year. And since Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against the Heartbeat Bill asserted the…

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You are needed at the Iowa Rally for Life

Iowa Rally for Life

Here’s the reality: Big Abortion wants to turn Iowa into New York. The Iowa Supreme Court has us well on the way by overturning key pro life legislation passed in the last two years. The pro life community is fighting back with the annual Iowa Rally for Life. We really encourage you to attend next…

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Maggie DeWitte’s testimony before yesterday’s Senate subcommittee

Senate Joint Resolution 9

My name is Maggie DeWitte and I am the director of Iowans for LIFE and spokesman for the Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders.  The Coalition is represented by organizations across the state including: Lutheran Family Services, Restored by Grace, Operation Outcry, Personhood Iowa, Iowa Right to Life, Family Leader, Thomas More Society, and Iowans for LIFE. …

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Help us amend the State Constitution

pro life amendment

By Maggie DeWitte We need you to help us amend Iowa’s Constitution with a pro life amendment. Iowans for LIFE is working with the Iowa Pro Life Coalition to prevent the Hawkeye state from being turned into a New York where human abortion is devoid of regulation. Five unelected Iowa Supreme Court justices have pretty…

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Heartbeat Novena Day Four Prayer

Heartbeat Novena day four

The Heartbeat Bill goes to court on December 7th As a reminder, the Heartbeat Bill goes to court on December 7th as referenced in an earlier blogpost. We are praying a Novena for a successful outcome. Our Novena comes from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops who encourage us to invoke three powerful pro-life…

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Heartbeat Novena Day Three Prayer

Heartbeat Novena day three

DAY THREE PRAYER Saint Elizabeth Seton, you knew the beauty of all human life when you carried a child in your womb and when, as a young widow, a teacher, and founder of the Sisters of Charity, you sought to live the Gospel of Life. Inspire us, intercede for us, and be with us. We…

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Heartbeat Novena Day Two Prayer

Heartbeat Novena Day Two

DAY TWO PRAYER Saint Elizabeth Seton, you knew the beauty of all human life when you carried a child in your womb and when, as a young widow, a teacher, and founder of the Sisters of Charity, you sought to live the Gospel of Life. Inspire us, intercede for us, and be with us. We…

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Join us in the Heartbeat Novena beginning today

Heartbeat Novena

The pro-life movement is powerless without prayer. In fact, the movement is driven by people of faith who pray unrelentingly on behalf of the most vulnerable members of our society, the unborn. Iowans for LIFE asks you to join us in praying a Novena on behalf of a crucial court hearing coming up in 9…

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The Heartbeat Bill faces a make or break moment on December 7th

Heartbeat Bill update

By Maggie DeWitte [Here is an excerpt from IFL Executive Director Maggie DeWitte’s remarks at the recent Iowans for LIFE fundraising banquet]: IFL spent a considerable amount of time at the Capitol this last session, along with our friends from the Coalition of Pro-life Leaders.  We had an amazing session.  We were successful in passing…

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No, we don’t wish they ‘all could be California girls’

California girls

One state represents 17% of all abortions in the US:  California (Guttmacher Institute). Some 157,350 took place in 2014 alone in the Golden State. In 2014, California had 1671 abortion clinics compared to Iowa’s 13 (a number which has dropped in recent years here in Iowa). Anything goes for California girls When it comes to…

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