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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Q & A with Maggie DeWitte on the Dobbs decision

Maggie DeWitte

As the dust settles after last week’s epic Supreme Court Dobbs decision, Pulse thought a quick Q & A with executive director, Maggie DeWitte was called for to answer questions we’re hearing: What just happened? The Supreme Court overturned both Roe v Wade AND Planned Parenthood v Casey. The case that overturned Roe was called…

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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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Pro-life leaders react to news on Roe v Wade

Pro-life leaders react

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…

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The scandal of Roe v Wade

scandal of roe

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…

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BIG NEWS: Iowa’s Roe v. Wade to be challenged in court Feb. 23

big news

By Drew Zahn For nearly 50 years, the U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade has been the nation’s biggest barrier to protecting and defending the lives of unborn children. In Iowa, the biggest barrier to protecting innocent babies’ lives is the 2018 Iowa Supreme Court decision Planned Parenthood v. Reynolds. But on Wednesday, Feb. 23, Iowa’s version…

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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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