Press release from Governor Reynolds

Abortion Recover Month

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR   Governor Kim Reynolds ★ Lt. Governor Adam Gregg      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 5, 2023   CONTACT: Kollin Crompton, (515) 745-2840,     Gov. Reynolds Calls Special Session to Enact Pro-life Legislation      DES MOINES – Today, Governor Reynolds announced she will convene the General Assembly of Iowa on Tuesday, July…

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Iowa pro-life leaders react to IA Supreme Court decision

Iowa Supreme Court

In a 3 to 3 split decision, the Iowa Supreme Court allowed the permanent injunction against the Heartbeat Bill to stand. Translation: unborn Iowa children have no legal protections from Iowa abortionists until they reach 20 weeks in the womb, at which point they can feel the pain of abortion. Despite the fact that Iowans…

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How to end abortion in the next election cycle

House Resolution 464

The author of Roe v Wade, Justice Harry Blackmun, never declared that abortion itself was a constitutional right. What he said was, “We need not resolve the difficult question of when life begins … the judiciary at this point in the development of man’s knowledge is not in a position to speculate as to the…

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FDA Acknowledges Harm of Oral Contraceptives

FDA Acknowledges Harm of Oral Contraceptives While Its Own Panel of Advisors Push to Make Drug Available Without Prescription May 15, 2023 WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, May 10, a panel of advisors to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted unanimously to make the birth-control drug, Opill, available to consumers over-the-counter in the United…

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Reactions to today’s oral arguments at the IA Supreme Court

Oral arguments at Iowa Supreme Court

Pulse Executive Director, Maggie DeWitte, sat in on oral arguments at the Iowa Supreme Court as they considered lifting the injunction on the Heartbeat Bill. Her reactions: “Chris Schandevel  Senior Council from Alliance Defending Freedom did an outstanding job representing Governor Kim Reynolds and the state of Iowa. The two main issues that were debated…

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Here is what I wrote to the Iowa Judiciary Committee

Tom Quiner

By Tom Quiner, Pulse Life Advocates Board President Dear Judiciary Committee Member: Iowa needs the Life at Conception Bill to be passed for a variety of reasons: 1. Human dignity. The unborn are human at the instant of fertilization. They have human parents. Their genetic code is fully intact. They have all 46 chromosomes present…

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Maggie DeWitte’s testimony on risks of oral contraception #2

oral contraception

Here is Pulse Executive Director, Maggie DeWitte’s, testimony on a bill before the Iowa Legislature, IA HSB91, “a bill for an act relating to the health and well-being of children and families.” Maggie is also spokesperson for the Iowa Coalition of Pro Life Leaders, which supports Division Seven in the bill, except for subsection division…

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“Powerful drugs should require a prescription”

Tom Quiner interviews Bishop Joensen

By Maggie DeWitte, Board President Pulse connected with William Joensen, Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Des Moines, and Tom Chapman, Executive Director of the Iowa Catholic Conference this past Monday at the Pro-Life Prayer Rally at the Capitol. The subject of contraceptives, which are powerful drugs, came up. We discussed a big bill pending…

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