Iowans for Life is now Pulse

Fresh new name. Same great cause. After several decades as Iowans for Life, we determined that a brand refresh was long overdue. What was once considered modern and compelling can lose its power over time. Working with Flying Hippo Branding + Digital we embarked on a brand overhaul including name, identity, website, key messaging, and…

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The Power of a Holy Family

Fewer couples are choosing marriage these days, opting for cohabitation or single parenting when children arrive on the scene. Marriage rates are at an all-time low at 6.5 marriages per 1000 people, compared to 17 following WWII (see chart below). And yet there is such power and beauty to be experienced if you choose to…

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Crisis Pregnancy Centers give women hope

Crisis pregnancy centers are in the news. In Virginia, a pro-abortion candidate for House of Delegates blasted his pro-life opponent for volunteering at a crisis pregnancy center. Alex Askew put out a mailer (below) that stated that Karen Greenhalgh “wants to restrict a woman’s right to make her own health care decisions.”   Ms. Greenhalgh…

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The abortion debate just got WAY more radical

Bob Vander Plaats

by Bob Vander Plaats The abortion debate in America has changed. And it’s suddenly way more radical than you may realize. Last Friday, Nancy Pelosi and the U.S. House passed a bill (cosponsored by Iowa’s Rep. Cindy Axne) that would legalize any and every abortion – even gruesome, late-term abortions up to the day of…

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A one minute interview with Mother Teresa

Here’s an imaginary interview with Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta using her actual words to answer the pro-life community’s questions about abortion:   *** What did Roe v Wade do to America? “America needs no words from me to see how your decision in Roe v. Wade has deformed a great nation. The so-called right…

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This is the year you need to stand tall at the Life Chain

Abortion zealots are loud and profane. You have an opportunity to diffuse their invective with quiet prayer at the Life Chain 2021. Mark these details in your calendar today: Details DATE: October 3, 2021 TIME: 2 to 3:3o PM PLACE: St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, corner of Merle Hay and University to pick up your sign…

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A reflection on evil

By TOM QUINER, IFL Board President If God is real, if God is Love, how can He allow so many innocent people to be butchered as happened on 9/11, two decades ago today? That doesn’t seem very loving, does it? St. Augustine formulated the dilemma this way: If God is all-good, he would will all…

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Did the Supreme Court just overturn Roe v Wade?

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court allowed a Texas law to stand that prohibits abortions after a heartbeat is detectable, approximately 6 weeks into a pregnancy. New York Representative, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, immediately Tweeted that this meant the end of Roe V Wade: “Republicans promised to overturn Roe v Wade, and they have. Democrats can either abolish the filibuster…

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