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The last temptation of a sinner

Heartbeat Prayer

Let’s face it, you’re a sinner.  All of us are. It’s easy for us to succumb to a terrible temptation, that the power of prayer is, well powerless. It’s easy to think God is busy; that we’re insignificant; or more likely that we’re unworthy of answered prayers. The saints can help. They’ve been in our…

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The Heartbeat Bill will save 1515 Iowa lives per year thanks to the adoption option

adoption option

[Here is a transcript of Kim Laube’s testimony before the Iowa Senate’s subcommittee on the Heartbeat Bill, SSB 3143, on February 8th.] I am Kimberly Laube, Director of Life Ministries for Lutheran Family Service.  I direct the adoption agency and pregnancy counseling program that began in 1901 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. I would like to…

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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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