Governor Reynolds signs Abortion Recovery Month Proclamation

Abortion Recover Month

By MAGGIE DeWITTE This proclamation helps reiterate what we already know: Abortion hurts women and destroys families. And when women have been devastated by their abortion decision, they need to know there is hope and healing. We have hundreds of abortion recovery programs across the country and several in Iowa that help anyone who has…

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The two shortest verses in the Bible reveal everything

You heard the two shortest verses in the Bible during Lent: “Jesus wept” (John 11:35), and “What is truth?” (John 18:38). Let us reflect on the profound implications of these concise verses through the lens of the pro-life movement. They reveal the essence of the Bible. Why did Jesus weep? Because we matter. His friend…

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Hope in the face of evil

Dr. Jordan Peterson, a clinical psychologist and author, reflected on the crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday: “You cannot write a more tragic story. It is impossible. It’s an aggregation of everything people are afraid of. There was no death more painful than crucifixion. That’s why the Romans invented it. You know what’s coming. Plus…

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Certificate of Nonviable Birth

Certificate of Nonviable Birth

On Wednesday, the Iowa Legislature gave final approval to SF 577, a bill that would allow mothers who go through a miscarriage to receive a “nonviable birth” certificate for their child, recognizing that child’s humanity and existence. The bill was inspired by successful programs in Nebraska and Florida and originally suggested by Kristen Stiffler, an…

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Pro-lifers, we are graced by our suffering

graced by our suffering

The scene: the Iowa State Fair. Pulse Life Advocates and our allies, Iowa Right to Life, shared a pro-life booth in the Varied Industries Building a few years ago.  A woman walked by our booth and became agitated once she realized who we were. She walked up to a young woman manning our booth and…

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Why Pulse is non-partisan

non-partisan

Pulse Life Advocates is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to defending the defenseless for the past half century. We’re dedicated to informing, educating, and inspiring a new generation to value the sanctity of all human life from fertilization to natural death. Pulse is non-partisan because human abortion is such an egregious crime against humanity, that…

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The partisan nature of abortion politics

Republicans against abortion

“When you came out with your blog “debunking” climate change showed [sic] that you folks are just Republicans Against Abortion.” This is a comment we received earlier this year when we announced our rebranding. It’s worth addressing. Regarding the first assertion: Pulse Life Advocates neither affirms nor denies the science of climate change, since scientists…

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Action Alert!

Action alert

Your action is needed today!  Pregnant women and new moms deserve more access to meaningful assistance and support when they need it most. A Senate Appropriations subcommittee has passed Senate File 2354, the Iowa MOMS (More Options for Maternal Support) bill. The bill is a priority of Pulse Life Advocates and the Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders.…

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The Feast of the Annunciation

Feast of the Annunciation

Today is bigger than Christmas. Today, the Feast of the Annunciation, celebrates the instant God became incarnate, nine months before His birthday on Christmas. A movement has blossomed within the pro-life community to also recognize this day as “The Day of the Unborn Child.” Just as God became human at the annunciation, so each of…

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Top ten religious movies for Lent

top 10 religious movies for Lent

By TOM QUINER Lent has started. What a perfect time to enjoy a good religious movie. At some time or other in your life, probably during your Lenten fast, you have asked yourself the question, “what is the meaning of life?” And the answer is, that life has meaning. That meaning comes from being adopted…

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