Our poll of Iowa GOP readers shows a significant decline in support for a marriage amendment while religious liberty and pro-life support remain high.
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland was awarded a $5 million federal grant from The President’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative for work in SW Iowa.
Iowa Right to Life announced on Monday afternoon that Sue Thayer, a former Iowa Planned Parenthood center manager, has joined their staff as a lead strategist.
Some studies cited in Friend of the Court brief submitted to Iowa Supreme Court include chilling quotes that are not very friendly to Planned Parenthood.
The Des Moines Register’s editorial board misses the irony that their opposition to online schools conflicts with their support of telemed abortions.
ADF submitted a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday to the Iowa Supreme Court in support of an Iowa Board of Medicine ban on “webcam” abortions.
Polk County District Court Judge Jeffrey Farrell ruled in favor of the Iowa Board of Medicine’s decision in August of 2013 to ban webcam abortions.
Jenifer Bowen, Iowa Right to Life’s executive director, sent out the following email to supporters last night: Late this afternoon, we learned that ANOTHER Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has STOPPED offering webcam abortions! Cedar Rapids has now become an “abortion referral” location. This marks the third clinic in the last few weeks to stop […]
(Des Moines, Iowa) Iowa Right to Life learned today that another Des Moines metro location has STOPPED selling webcam abortions! The Susan Knapp Planned Parenthood of the Heartland no longer offers them at their clinic. They are now an “abortion referral” location. This marks the 2nd metro Planned Parenthood in recent weeks to stop offering […]
Iowa Right to Life learned on Saturday that two webcam abortion facilities will close. As of June 18th the Planned Parenthood of the Heartland facilities in Red Oak and Creston will close their doors. This follows news back in January that Planned Parenthood had laid off all but one employee at both centers. In the […]
(Urbandale, IA) This week Iowa Right to Life learned that webcam abortions are no longer being offered at the Planned Parenthood of the Heartland clinic in Urbandale! According to their recently updated website, “This health center doesn’t provide abortion services – but we can help you. Call us for a referral list of health care […]
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 […]
On the show today Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to Jenifer Bowen, executive director of Iowa Right to Life, about the status of webcam abortions in Iowa and the launch of 40 Days of Life this week. Then the guys pick Eric Goranson’s (of Iowa Advocates for Choice in Education & Iowa Association […]
(Des Moines, IA) Iowa pro-life activists gathered in Des Moines yesterday for training and lobbying at the Iowa State Capitol. Rally for Life 2014 was co-hosted by Iowa Right-to-Life, Iowans For L.I.F.E., Mercy Medical Center, Iowa Catholic Conference, Teen Pact, Council of Catholic Women, Catholic Charities, Knights of Columbus, Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition, Saint […]
(Des Moines, IA) The Iowa House passed HF 2175, the webcam abortion ban, last evening on a 55-42 vote. It was a mostly party-line vote, however, three Democrats broke ranks to vote with House Republicans in favor of the bill. State Representatives Nancy Dunkel (D-Dyersville), Daniel Muhlbauer (D-Manilla) and Phyllis Thede (D-Bettendorf). State Representative Matt […]
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