Defenders of the Defenseless

On the pulse of pro-life issues for nearly 50 years.

Founded in 1972, Pulse, previously Iowans for LIFE, is the longest-standing, non-profit, pro-life organization in Iowa. We're dedicated to informing, educating, and inspiring a new generation to value the sanctity of all human life from fertilization to natural death.

We advocate at the state capital,
in classrooms, and at events across
Iowa on the following issues..

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Bringing  Life Issues
to Life

Our mandate is to defend the right to life from fertilization until natural death.

The battle against the throw away culture of death is being won and hearts and minds are changing. The pro-life movement continues to grow as more young people are flocking to the movement. But there is more work yet to be done to protect the sanctity of all human life.

Pro-Life Leaders

We are a proud founding member of the Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders in Iowa

Crisis Pregnancy Help

Are you experiencing an unplanned pregnancy? You are not alone. There are loving and supportive organizations throughout the state just waiting to help you with whatever you need. Reach out and get the support you need today..

Crisis Pregnancy Help

Free Resource Book

Women have been lied to. Get the true information on contraception and family planning. Download our free booklet with scientific research of these important issues.

March For Life

Every year we take several busloads of students and adults on a pilgrimage to the March for Life in Washington D.C. This is truly a life changing event! Reservations for the 2022 March now open..

St. Augustin parish is sponsoring an adoption panel on November 14th

By iowansforlife | November 5, 2021

By Mary Beth Beacom The circle of every single adoption story includes many voices. St Augustin parish is offering a…

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The Power of a Holy Family

By iowansforlife | November 1, 2021

Fewer couples are choosing marriage these days, opting for cohabitation or single parenting when children arrive on the scene. Marriage…

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Crisis Pregnancy Centers give women hope

By iowansforlife | October 18, 2021

Crisis pregnancy centers are in the news. In Virginia, a pro-abortion candidate for House of Delegates blasted his pro-life opponent…

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Bob Vander Plaats

The abortion debate just got WAY more radical

By iowansforlife | September 29, 2021

by Bob Vander Plaats The abortion debate in America has changed. And it’s suddenly way more radical than you may…

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Pro-life Organization Serving the State of Iowa and Beyond.

Des Moines Pro-Life Organization
Iowa City Pro-Life Organization
Cedar Rapids Pro-Life Organization
Dubuque Pro-Life Organization
Davenport Pro-Life Organization
Sioux City Pro-Life Organization

Mason City Pro-Life Organization
Waterloo Pro-Life Organization
Decorah Pro-Life Organization
Creston Pro-Life Organization
Council Bluffs Pro-Life Organization

Marshalltown Pro-Life Organization
Ames Pro-Life Organization
Bettendorf Pro-Life Organization
Ottumwa Pro-Life Organization
Storm Lake Pro-Life Organization.