Iowa Abortion Providers Can Continue Surgical Abortions During COVID-19 Restrictions

Planned Parenthood and Emma Goldman Clinic were informed in a brief filed by the state that Gov. Kim Reynolds’ declaration offers exemptions for some surgical abortions.

The FAMiLY Leader Postpones Pompeo Dinner Over COVID-19 Concerns

Bob Vander Plaats said the decision to postpone the March 21st Dinner with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is a precaution against the spread of COVID-19.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Speak in Des Moines

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will join best selling author Joel C. Rosenberg for “An Evening of International Impact” on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

Iowa House Bill Mandating Licensure for Abortion Facilities Advances

An Iowa House subcommittee advanced a bill, HSB 678, that requires the state licensure and inspection of individual abortion facilities.

Iowa House Bill Allows Personal Injury Lawsuits on Behalf of Unborn

State Rep. Jon Jacobsen introduced a bill in the Iowa House that would allow parents to file a personal injury lawsuit on behalf of an unborn child.

The Protect Life Amendment Clears Iowa House Judiciary Committee

HSB 577, the proposed “Protect Life Amendment” to the Iowa Constitution, cleared the Iowa House Judiciary Committee by an 11 to 9 party-line vote.

Parental Notification Bill for LGBT School Curricula Advances in Iowa House

An Iowa House panel approved a bill on Monday afternoon that requires school districts to notify parents if any LGBTQ-related material is used in class.

Iowa House GOP Bill Removes ‘Gender Identity’ From Civil Rights Act

Iowa House Judiciary Chair Steven Holt said he has no intention of forwarding a bill that removes gender identity from the Civil Rights Act citing unintended consequences.

Iowa Senate Panel Approves Amendment Declaring No Right to Abortion

An Iowa Senate subcommittee advanced SJR 21 that would amend the Iowa Constitution to declare there is no constitutional right to abortion.

Reynolds Addresses Tax Cuts, Life Amendment in 3rd Condition of State Address

In her address, Gov. Kim Reynolds made several proposals including income tax cuts, funding the state’s mental health system, and passing the Life Amendment.

“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.