Archive for May 2022
Who is the guardian of the sacraments?
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should not present her self for Communion because of her uncompromising political support of unregulated abortion. Ms. Pelosi ignored her bishop’s admonition and immediately took communion in Washington D.C. which raises the question: who is the guardian of the sacraments? Ms. Pelosi thinks she…Read More
Final legislative update of the 2022 session
The Legislature adjourned the 2022 Session of the 89th General Assembly on May 25, 2022. The MOMS Act: It was included in House File 2578, the human services budget bill. Iowa MOMS will receive $500,000 to help pro-life agencies support pregnant women and new moms with baby essentials and counseling. The funding was not included…Read More
Great News! The MOMS bill passed.
The Iowa More Options for Maternal Support (MOMS) Act will ensure that every pregnant woman in Iowa has access to meaningful assistance and support when she needs it most. When faced with a crisis pregnancy, many women fear if they choose life for their baby they won’t be able to find needed social services, family…Read More
A statement from the Catholic bishops of Iowa regarding the upcoming ‘Dobbs’ decision
By THE IOWA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE May 23, 2022: Guided by science and faith, Catholics are praying fervently that the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn the claim to a constitutional right to abortion in its ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. A draft opinion leaked from the Court would seem to indicate majority support…Read More
Should graphic abortion images be used in the pro-life movement?
By MAGGIE DeWITTE A point of discussion for many years has been this question: should graphic images of aborted babies be used in the pro-life movement? I have always believed that while horrific to view, they are necessary. There is a time and a place for these images. For example, I don’t believe it is…Read More
Clarifying Roe v Wade
Many people believe that abortion will be illegal should the Supreme Court overturn Roe v Wade. No, that is not what will happen. Abortion will still be legal. The matter will simply return to the states where voters can regulate abortion via their state legislators. Interestingly, 79% of all voters DO want abortion regulated in…Read More
Senator Schumer calls for abortion-on-demand roll call vote today
One of the most deceitfully-named bills in Senate history is up for a vote again today. Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer is bringing the ‘Women’s Health Protection Act’ to the Senate floor for another vote, despite failing in a February 28th vote. Schumer is forcing the vote in reaction to the leaked Supreme Court draft…Read More
Pro-life leaders react to news on Roe v Wade
Politico reports that Roe v Wade will be overturned after receiving a leaked draft. The report states that the draft was written by Samuel Alito who says: “It is time to heed the Constitution and return the issue of abortion to the people’s elected representatives.” Pro-life leaders throughout the country reacted. Jeanne Mancini March For…Read More
Maggie DeWitte reacts to breaking news on the future of Roe
By MAGGIE DeWITTE I can hardly put into words all the thoughts and emotions that are going through my mind and heart at learning of the real possibility that the US Supreme Court has ruled to overturn the egregious Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in our country. For nearly fifty years, Pulse Life…Read More
The scandal of Roe v Wade
Someone working within the Supreme Court leaked a draft decision to Politico written by Justice Samuel Alito purporting to overturn Roe v Wade. If true, this is welcome news to pro-life warriors everywhere who have prayed, marched, sidewalk-counseled, written letters, lobbied elected officials, started pro-life clubs, and donated money to pro-life causes to bring an…Read More