Real Democrats are more pro-life than their leaders

Real Democrats

The leaders of the Democratic Party are out of touch with the rank and file members of their party. Despite media reports to the contrary, real Democrats are more in alignment with Republicans on this issue than with President Biden, Speaker Pelosi, Iowa Representative Cindy Axne, and the rest of the party’s leadership. Democratic Party…

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Des Moines city councilman wants to legalize all Des Moines abortions

Josh Mandelbaum

Des Moines city councilman, Josh Mandelbaum, has drafted a proposed resolution that would codify abortion-on-demand in Des Moines at the expense of abortion regulations enacted by the state legislature. Josh Mandelbaum’s proposal reads (with emphasis added): THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THAT the City of Des Moines supports the codification of the…

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Get ready for a War of Words

war of words

Big Abortion won the war of words in Kansas. They used a strategy of slick, if misleading, messaging coupled with anti-Catholic bigotry to absolutely bury a pro-life amendment. To recap: Kansas faced the same dilemma as Iowa. Their state Supreme Court uncovered a fundamental right to abortion mysteriously hidden in their state Constitution. Pro-lifers crafted…

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The Kansas debacle

protect them both amendment

Kansas and Iowa faced similar pro-life dilemmas: their respective state supreme courts discovered a fundamental right to abortion in their respective state constitutions, curtailing their legislatures’ ability to regulate abortion. Kansas put forth the “Value Them Both Amendment” to return the power to the legislature. Kansas voters rejected the amendment in a lopsided loss for…

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Iowa’s Attorney General declines to participate in Governor’s legal actions on abortion

Iowa AG Miller

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Contact: Lynn Hicks | chief of staff | 515-281-6699 | lynn.hicks@ag.iowa.gov | AG Miller declines to participate in governor’s legal actions on abortion ‘I doubt that I can zealously assert the state’s position’ DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller issued the following statement regarding Planned Parenthood v. Kim…

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Gov. Reynolds and legislative leaders announce legal action to protect life 

heartbeat bill

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR  Governor Kim Reynolds ★ Lt. Governor Adam Gregg    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ­­­­Tuesday, June 28, 2022 CONTACT: Alex Murphy, (515) 802-0986, Alex.Murphy@Governor.Iowa.Gov   Gov. Reynolds and legislative leaders announce legal action to protect life  DES MOINES — Today, Gov. Reynolds and legislative leaders announced two legal actions following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs:  Gov. Reynolds…

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For Immediate Release: Statement on Dobbs Ruling 

June 24, 2022 Today is the day we ended the federal abortion law, and Roe vs. Wade was finally and completely overturned. After nearly 50 years, we are righting an egregious wrong. A wrong to the magnitude of slavery and the Holocaust. The scourge of abortion has plagued our country for half a century and…

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For Immediate Release: Statement on PP v. Reynolds Ruling

Iowa Supreme Court

June 17, 2022: Today is a momentous day for Iowa. The Iowa Supreme Court in the Planned Parenthood vs. Reynolds court case corrected the egregious 2018 ruling declaring a fundamental right to abortion in our Iowa Constitution. The opinion issued today stated, “and thus reject the proposition that there is a fundamental right to abortion…

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Final legislative update of the 2022 session

non-partisan

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…

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Great News! The MOMS bill passed.

Iowa Moms Bill

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…

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