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..

St. Thomas Aquinas

Reverend Martin Luther King vs. a Catholic Jesuit Priest

By iowansforlife | January 17, 2022

Two men of God quoted St. Thomas Aquinas as a guide to making moral decisions. Reverend Martin Luther King, whose…

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vaccine mandate

Supreme Court shoots down vaccine mandate

By iowansforlife | January 13, 2022

In a 6 to 3 decision, the Supreme Court blocked President Biden’s vaccine mandate. The mandate compelled employees at business…

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low fertility rate

“Civilization is going to crumble”

By iowansforlife | January 12, 2022

Two prominent celebrities had competing views on our country’s low fertility rate. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is okay with it due to…

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Shawn Carney

A Message from Shawn Carney, President/CEO of 40 Days for Life:

By iowansforlife | January 5, 2022

The passing of our dear friend and 40 Days for Life Outreach Director, Sue Thayer, has left a huge hole…

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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.