Compassionate, popular policy unifies pro-life Republicans in Iowa and nationwide while Democrats fight over an extreme pro-abortion platform.
Jenifer Bowen: Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and the ACLU missed the memo sent last November when pro-abortion Iowa Senators lost their majority.
The Iowa Senate passed the Iowa House’s amendment to the 20-week abortion ban 30 to 20 sending the bill to Governor Terry Branstad’s desk.
The Iowa House passed, SF 471, a 20-week abortion ban on a 55 to 42 party-line vote after having a floor debate that spanned two days.
Steven Holt: Unborn lives matter, and we must continue to work in Iowa House to protect the lives of unborn human beings.
On Caffeinated Thoughts Radio this week Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers host Dr. Calvin Beisner of the Cornwall Alliance and Congressman Steve King.
State Senator Tony Bisignano (D-Des Moines) said the Iowa Senate was too dignified to suspend the rules to vote on life at conception.
The Iowa Senate passed Senate File 471, a 20-week abortion ban, on a 32 to 17 vote that included all Senate Republicans, an Independent and three Democrats.
Iowa Pro-Life Leaders say that even though SF 253 did not survive, the funnel is self-imposed by the Legislature and not binding on their efforts.
The Iowa Senate with its new GOP majority have six pro-life bills filed including bills defunding abortion providers and banning abortions at 20-weeks.