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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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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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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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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physician assisted-suicide

Nine Democrats have sponsored new legislation to make Iowa the 4th state in the country making physician-assisted suicide legal. The nine include:  State Reps. Brian Meyer (D-Des Moines), Dennis Cohoon (D-Burlington), Cindy Winckler (D-Davenport), Sally Stutsman (D-Riverside), Mary Mascher (D-Iowa City), Timi Brown-Powers (D-Waterloo), Mary Lynn Wolfe (D-Clinton), Marti Anderson (D-Des Moines), and Beth Wessel-Kroeschell…

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Over-the-counter oral contraception

[This is Maggie DeWitte’s testimony at the Iowa Capital today.] Good Morning, my name is Maggie DeWitte, and I am the Executive Director of Iowans for LIFE.  I am here today speaking against House Study Bill 121 for several reasons. This bill states it does not include any drug intended to induce an abortion.  Unfortunately,…

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Your voice is needed to protect life in Iowa!

Dear Iowans for LIFE Supporter: You have an opportunity RIGHT NOW to help save mothers and babies from abortion extremism in Iowa! This coming week, the Iowa House of Representatives will be convening a subcommittee to advance the Protect Life Amendment. The amendment allows We the People to put a stop to radical, unelected judges’…

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