ACLU of Iowa and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America have filed a lawsuit to stop Iowa’s new fetal heartbeat abortion law from taking effect, The FAMiLY Leader has launched a petition that will be added to an amicus brief so supporters can urge the courts to uphold the law.
Education savings accounts were reintroduced in the Iowa Senate’s version of the Iowa Student Opportunities Act (SSB 3206) by State Senator Charles Schneider (R-West Des Moines) as an appropriations bill and passed through an appropriations subcommittee.
Shane Vander Hart: I’m not certain that the Iowa House Republicans have 59 members who are pro-life. There are some who aren’t, but there are also pro-life legislators who are concerned about potential judicial review on the bill setting us back. They should make a public argument. Let’s get an on-the-record vote.
Iowa’s version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) survived the first funnel week of the 2018 legislative session. SSB 3171, sponsored by State Senator Julian Garrett (R-Indianola) was passed out of the Iowa Senate Local Government Committee by a 7 to 4 vote.
A bill, SSB 3143, that would ban abortions of pre-born babies when a heartbeat is detected passed through its subcommittee in the Iowa Senate on a 2 to 1 vote.
Eleven states allow the Bible to be taught as literature in their public schools, with Kentucky being one of the most recent. Should a bill, HF 2031, introduced in the Iowa House on Wednesday pass into law Iowa would join that number.
U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE), speaking in Des Moines, IA, highlighted three problems that Americans face in the future that government can not fix.
U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) will return to Iowa for The FAMiLY Leader’s “Celebrating the Family” banquet on November 18 in Des Moines.
The FAMiLY Leader hosted its sixth Family Leadership Summit featuring Kellyanne Conway, George Barna, the Benham Brothers, Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst.
On Caffeinated Thoughts Radio, we discuss the Alexandria Shooting then are joined by Drew Zahn to talk about the upcoming Family Leadership Summit.
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 Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders announced the launch of the “She’s a Baby” campaign across the state as the Life at Conception Bill is being debated.
Watch Jason Jones of Movie to Movement and Meagan Weber of And Then There Were None share their pro-life testimony at the Iowa Prayer for Life program.
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.
For the first time in over 40 years Iowa’s pro-life organizations have united to champion a pro-life agenda before the most pro-life legislature in years.
In Fairfield, IA there has been much contention over President Obama’s unconstitutional power grab over school bathrooms and locker rooms.