“What is this?”
I held in my hand a model of a 12 week old preborn human being, also known as a fetus, or also known as a “blob” of cells if you work for Planned Parenthood.
I was working a shift for Iowans for Life at the Iowa State Fair.
People poured by.
We engaged a generally friendly crowd on life issues. The focal point of our booth were the life sized models of the preborn at different stages of development, from 12 to 26 weeks.
Little kids loved the models. I made it a point to take the 12 week fetus and show it to kids who were four or five years old.
“What is this?” I would ask them. More…
What do you do if your bus is stuck on a highway for fifteen straight hours without moving due to a blizzard?
If you’re a busload of Catholics with a priest on board, you simply walk out into the snow, build an altar, and say Mass… More…
Good news: human abortion rates are declining.
The Des Moines Register editorial on October 21st gives all the credit for this seeming decline to contraception use, and none to pro life organizations like Iowans for Life who have been in the trenches educating Iowa kids on the dignity of life for four decades. ( “Contraceptives, not extremists reduce abortion rates.)
Is the Register correct?
Not according to the people who work in the field of human abortion… More…
Get ready, Washington, you are about to overwhelmed by a wave of love… More…
People are being butchered in Iraq.
People are being butchered in Syria.
A young black man was killed in Ferguson, Missouri.
These stories of human carnage dominate the news cycle. The reports on cable news outlets are non-stop.
Did you hear about the carnage here in Iowa? You didn’t? Perhaps you should. Roughly 50,000 Iowans have died violent or chemically-induced deaths in the past decade. That’s a chunk of humanity in a state with a stagnant birth rate.
These Iowans were victims of… More…