“Unplanned” Executive Producer Confirms for Family Leadership Summit

Mike Lindell, inventor and CEO of MyPillow and an executive producer of the pro-life film Unplanned, will address the 8th annual Family Leadership Summit.

Reynolds, Ernst Confirm for Family Leadership Summit

Gov. Kim Reynolds and U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst have confirmed they will address the 8th annual Family Leadership Summit on Friday, July 12 in West Des Moines.

Cotton, Lankford, Sasse a​nd Scott to Speak at Family Leadership Summit

U.S. Sens. Tom Cotton, James Lankford, Ben Sasse, and Tim Scott will speak at the 2019 Family Leadership Summit in West Des Moines on Friday, July 12.

Mike Pence, Tony Evans Invited to Family Leadership Summit in Des Moines

Vice President Mike Pence and Dr. Tony Evans are among several speakers invited to the Family Leadership Summit on July 12 in West Des Moines.

Will Any Dem Presidential Candidates Engage Iowa’s Evangelicals?

Leading Democratic presidential candidates were invited to the Family Leadership Summit, but will any have the courage to attend and engage with evangelicals?

Pro-Life Groups Announce Six-Figure Campaign to Back Kim Reynolds

Women Speak Out PAC, a partner of Susan B. Anthony List, along with The FAMiLY Leader launched a six-figure campaign to support Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds.

Bauer, Grassley and Reynolds Join Line-up for Family Leadership Summit

Gary Bauer, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds will speak at the 7th annual Family Leadership Summit on Friday, September 14.

Pro-Life Leaders Ponder Iowa Post-Roe v. Wade

Pro-life leaders discuss what the battle over abortion will look like in Iowa should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade.

Pro-Lifers Mobilize to Protect Iowa’s Fetal Heartbeat Law

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 Receive New Life in the Iowa Senate

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.

Iowa House Republicans Must Advance the Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Ban

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.

Religious Freedom Restoration Act Advances in Iowa Senate

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.

Fetal Heartbeat Bill Advances in Iowa Senate

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.

Iowa House Bill Would Authorize “Bible as Literature” in Public Schools

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.

Ben Sasse: The Challenges We Face Are Bigger Than Government

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.

Ben Sasse Is Headed Back to Iowa for The FAMiLY Leader Banquet

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.