What Iowa Senators Won’t Hear from Planned Parenthood of the Heartland


Tomorrow, at the Iowa State Capitol, it is the annual “Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Day on the Hill.”  According to their own publicity, in meeting with legislators, they will talk about, “how to advance and protect progressive policies that improve the health and well-being of the women, men and families in our communities.” Here’s […]

Jim Sedlak Headlines Prolife Events in Council Bluffs and Red Oak


Jim Sedlak, international speaker and author, headlines community-wide events in Council Bluffs and Red Oak on Monday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 4.  Sedlak is vice president of American Life League and founder and executive director of STOPP INTERNATIONAL (Stop Planned Parenthood). Jim, a known worldwide expert on Planned Parenthood, has authored books and articles […]

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Laying Off in Iowa, Closing Clinics in Secret

Des Moines, IA – Iowa Right to Life has discovered that Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has quietly laid off all but one employee (a center manager) at their Creston and Red Oak, Iowa locations.  In addition, Iowa’s largest abortion provider has halted surgical abortions at its Bettendorf and Sioux City abortion centers. This is […]

2013: Iowa Politics in Review


Shane Vander Hart reviews Iowa political and cultural news from 2013.

Planned Parenthood Cell Phone App to 12-Year-Olds: “Having Sex Feels Good”


WARNING: Some may find the  content of this article very graphic and offensive. But we want you to know the truth about what Planned Parenthood is peddling to kids. Des Moines, IA – When the truth came out, Planned Parenthood had to abandon their controversial Teenwire.com website pushing teenagers to pursue anal sex, “fingering,” multiple […]

Are We There Yet?


If you’ve ever taken a long road trip (or even a short one) with children, you’ve likely heard that question….”Are we there yet?”  It’s a question we ask even now.  Are we there yet?  Has our state, our country turned back to doing everything in our power to care for the born and unborn, the […]

8th Circuit Hears Iowa Planned Parenthood Fraud Case

(Omaha, NE) Susan Thayer filed suit against Planned Parenthood of the Heartland for fraud and abuse in 2011. After a district court judge dismissed the lawsuit in December of last year, Thayer appealed to the 8th Circuit.  Thayer v. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland was heard today at the Roman L. Hruska Federal Courthouse in […]

Polk County Judge Orders Stay of Webcam Abortion Rule

(Des Moines, IA) Breaking… Polk County District Court Judge Karen Romano ordered a stay of the Iowa Board of Medicine’s recent ruling banning webcam abortions.  Planned Parenthood of the Heartland filed a lawsuit against the Iowa Board of Medicine in order to have the ruling overturned. The new rule was set to go into effect […]

Former Clinic Manager Accuses Planned Parenthood of the Heartland of Medicaid Fraud in Whistleblower Lawsuit


The Alliance Defending Freedom (formerly the Alliance Defense Fund) is representing Sue Thayer, a former Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Clinic manager in a lawsuit filed in March, 2011.  The complaint by law was not allowed to be made public until a court unsealed it which happened recently.  The ADF attorneys filed suit under a […]

Two More Iowa Planned Parenthood Clinics Scheduled to Close


Planned Parenthood of the Heartland announced today the closure of two more Iowa centers–the Newton clinic and the Family Practice Center in Des Moines! These centers will be closed effective July 19, 2012. These closures follow right after Planned Parenthood of the Heartland closed the doors in March on their abortion centers in Storm Lake […]