Defenders of the Defenseless

On the pulse of pro-life issues for nearly 50 years.

Founded in 1972, Pulse, previously Iowans for LIFE, is the longest-standing, non-profit, pro-life organization in Iowa. We're dedicated to informing, educating, and inspiring a new generation to value the sanctity of all human life from fertilization to natural death.

We advocate at the state capital,
in classrooms, and at events across
Iowa on the following issues..

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Bringing  Life Issues
to Life

Our mandate is to defend the right to life from fertilization until natural death.

The battle against the throw away culture of death is being won and hearts and minds are changing. The pro-life movement continues to grow as more young people are flocking to the movement. But there is more work yet to be done to protect the sanctity of all human life.

Pro-Life Leaders

We are a proud founding member of the Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders in Iowa

Crisis Pregnancy Help

Are you experiencing an unplanned pregnancy? You are not alone. There are loving and supportive organizations throughout the state just waiting to help you with whatever you need. Reach out and get the support you need today..

Crisis Pregnancy Help

Free Resource Book

Women have been lied to. Get the true information on contraception and family planning. Download our free booklet with scientific research of these important issues.

March For Life

Every year we take several busloads of students and adults on a pilgrimage to the March for Life in Washington D.C. This is truly a life changing event! Reservations for the 2022 March now open..

Tom Quiner

Tom Quiner’s remarks at the Pulse Life Advocates Christmas Gala

By iowansforlife | December 6, 2021

A man appears before St. Peter at the pearly gates. “Have you ever done anything of particular merit?” St. Peter…

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Maggie DeWitte

Maggie DeWitte’s presentation at the Holy Family Christmas Gala

By iowansforlife | December 3, 2021

By MAGGIE DeWITTE Thanks to priests, deacons, legislators, dinner committee, IFL board and staff, the wonderful and talented musicians, Tom…

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Supreme Court

You’re invited to the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health watch party

By iowansforlife | November 23, 2021

On Wednesday, Dec. 1, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization…

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Iowans for Life is now Pulse

By iowansforlife | November 20, 2021

Fresh new name. Same great cause. After several decades as Iowans for Life, we determined that a brand refresh was…

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Pro-life Organization Serving the State of Iowa and Beyond.

Des Moines Pro-Life Organization
Iowa City Pro-Life Organization
Cedar Rapids Pro-Life Organization
Dubuque Pro-Life Organization
Davenport Pro-Life Organization
Sioux City Pro-Life Organization

Mason City Pro-Life Organization
Waterloo Pro-Life Organization
Decorah Pro-Life Organization
Creston Pro-Life Organization
Council Bluffs Pro-Life Organization

Marshalltown Pro-Life Organization
Ames Pro-Life Organization
Bettendorf Pro-Life Organization
Ottumwa Pro-Life Organization
Storm Lake Pro-Life Organization.