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…Read More
The Register’s editorial staff finds it “baffling” that Iowans are overwhelmingly against webcam abortions, as evidenced by the Register’s own poll [“Telemedicine Is Much More Than Abortion in Our State” editorial, March 14]. Let me make it less baffling …Read More
January 22, 2014-DES MOINES, IOWA-Iowa Right to Life has discovered that Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has quietly laid off all but one employee (a center manager) at their Creston and Red Oak, Iowa locations. In addition, Iowa’s largest abortion provider has halted surgical abortions at its Bettendorf and Sioux City abortion centers.
This is not the first time PPH has tried to keep closings and layoffs quiet …
In a single moment, the devastating decline of the human abortion movement was revealed.
As background, yesterday was the 2nd annual Midwest March for Life. Despite lousy weather, despite a dire forecast, the pro life faithful bundled up to proudly march for life.
Des Moines, Iowa, is not known for hospitable weather in mid January. So why march now? Because the event roughly coincides with the anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision which overturned every single state law that protected the preborn.
The secular world is oblivious to the lavish quantity of prayers devoted to Life.
In the Catholic Church alone, thousands of the faithful say Rosaries every day, every week, every month, year-after-year on behalf of this single cause alone.
So many of our Protestant brothers and sisters join us in praying on behalf of the dignity of human life …
Iowans are sick of sexual predators hurting our children. If this additional review leads to more questions about why an incest or rape case was not reported to the police, that can only be good for the women of Iowa.Read More
“In 2008, webcam abortions began as a ‘first-in-the-nation test pilot program’ here in Iowa at Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, the largest abortion provider in our state,” stated Jenifer Bowen, Executive Director of Iowa Right to Life. “Yet, the truth remains-these chemical abortions are more painful, traumatizing and bloody for women, but far more profitable for Planned Parenthood.”Read More
A majority of Iowans likely do not believe that it is legal in Iowa to abort a child throughout all nine months of a pregnancy. Yet, the loopholes in our laws have made Iowa a very attractive state for late-term abortions.Read More
Jenifer Bowen, Executive Director of the Iowa Right to Life, provided a devastating response to a supporter of human abortion, which appeared in the morning’s Des Moines Register:Read More
Des Moines-On Friday, June 8, as the United States Supreme Court prepares to issue its ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), concerned citizens of Des Moines will rally at the Iowa State Capitol to voice public opposition to the Health and Human Services Mandate …Read More