Posted by: Anita H | September 2, 2017

Labor Day-The dignity of human labor

“The economy must serve people, not the other way around. Work is more than a way to make a living; it is a form of continuing participation in Gods creation.”      USCCB

 

“Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.” Mt 11:28

 

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LIFE CHAIN 2017!

Please join fellow St. Theresa parishioners for the 28th annual Life Chain! It will take place on Sunday, October 1st from 2:00-3:30 pm at St. Theresa’s Church along Merle Hay Road. We stand in solidarity for all the lives that God has created and quietly pray for an end to abortion and for help for vulnerable mothers and babies. Service hours are available for students who attend.

Life Chain will take place rain or shine. Stand with us as we give glory to God and thank Him for both the born and the preborn! If you have any questions, e-mail Rachel Egan at rdowney727@gmail.com. See you there!


 

“Standing Ground: NFL Pro Says Yes to Life!”

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This year’s Keynote Speaker Matt Birk  is a Super Bowl champion and courageous pro-life leader! A Harvard graduate in economics, he was voted among the top ten smartest student athletes in America. Birk has stood his ground publicly for his strong pro-life/pro-marriage views.

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After the Ravens’ 2013 Super Bowl win, he declined to meet then-President Barack Obama with his teammates because the President had proclaimed, “God Bless Planned Parenthood” in a speech. Birk stated, ”It was because of my Catholic faith and my pro-life convictions, but ultimately, it was because of my kids.”

BONUS THIS YEAR: PRE-DINNER HUDDLE FOR STUDENTS WITH MATT!

Incredible pre-dinner offer for students who have a paid ticket to the dinner:
Catch a pass, toss the ball and learn about football and faith with our champ! IFL will escort the students to and from the playing areaat the hotel: 4:45 pm-5:15 pm.

Register Now 

JOIN US ON THURSDAY, OCT. 12, 2017!
We welcome individuals, couples and especially, we ask that you might serve as a table sponsor (seats total of 8 guests), bringing family, friends, students and the clergy to celebrate Iowa’s pro-life wins this year and to learn more about the mission of IFL!


 

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Court to decide on three-day waiting period before an abortion
We are waiting for a Polk County District Court’s decision in a lawsuit against the three-day waiting period in Iowa’s new 20-week abortion ban. The court case was brought by Planned Parenthood and the ACLU. The prohibition on abortion after 20 weeks remains in place while the waiting period before an abortion has been held up by the Iowa Supreme Court.


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Pope Francis orders Belgian Brothers of Charity to stop offering euthanasia

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Iceland isn’t ‘eradicating’ Down syndrome — it is killing every person who has it

A recent CBS News episode of “CBSN: On Assignment” has garnered some disturbing headlines this week with an episode entitled “The country where Down syndrome is disappearing.”

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Patricia Heaton blasts Iceland for aborting every single baby with Down syndrome: They’re ‘killing everybody that has it’

On Tuesday, “Everybody Loves Raymond” actress Patricia Heaton blasted a CBS report detailing how Iceland is “on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome through abortion.”

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4d9f8b24-bbc8-480f-b03e-782268fc50ffWhy Mahatma Gandhi was pro-life

Gandhi was a devout believer in Ahimsa, or the way of non-violence to be observed towards all human beings. It should be no surprise, then, that he opposed abortion.

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NFL star Benjamin Watson: Abortion is ‘the ultimate form of racism’

A professional football star is exposing Planned Parenthood’s origins in the racist views of founder Margaret Sanger.

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8 ways the pro-life movement has succeeded in the past decade – and why we can’t quit now

The pro-life movement has come a long way in the past ten years, and these achievements are worth celebrating! While we celebrate, let’s remember that we can always do more. Our fight against the human injustice of abortion is far from over.​

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We end this month’s blog with Pope Francis prayer intention for September 2017:

‘For parishes at service of mission’
 “That they not be simple offices, but that animated by a missionary spirit, may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen.”

Click here to watch the Pope’s Prayer Intention for September

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Posted by: Anita H | August 1, 2017

Fair Time!

Iowans for LIFE Booth at the Iowa State Fair

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Every year Iowans for LIFE has a booth in the varied industries building welcoming people of all ages to come and speak with our amazing volunteers about the joy of life. Thousands of little ones line up to get a tattoo and hold the life like babies models.

This year will be filled with a “make you think question” and fun prizes! Who doesn’t want prizes?

Below are the times available to be at the fair booth. Each spot is three hours and you can volunteer with your friends and family. Grab a couple of friends, sign-up, have fun volunteering, then take the rest of the day to enjoy yourself.

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3 Hour Shifts

2 Volunteers per shift (minimum) 

We will send you a ticket and booth instructions in the mail

Email Mary Sojka at msojka@iowansforlife.org

Open Shifts: 

August 10th – 12-3pm, 3-6pm, 6-9pm

August 11th – 9-12pm, 12-3pm, 3-6pm (one spot), 6-9pm

August 12th – Open

August 13th – 3-6pm 

August 14th – 9-12pm, 6-9pm

August 15th – 9-12pm, 12-3pm, 6-9pm 

August 16th – 12-3pm (one spot), 3-6pm, 6-9pm

August 17th – 3-6pm, 6-9pm 

August 18th – 6-9pm

August 19th – 9-12pm, 12-3pm, 3-6pm

August 20th – 12-3pm, 3-6pm, 6-9pm 


Old Planned Parenthood pamphlet: Abortion is ‘dangerous’ to the ‘life and health’ of women

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An undated pamphlet from Planned Parenthood Federation of America, formerly named the Birth Control Federation of America, reveals that abortion is not health care, as the abortion giant now unabashedly claims.

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Lila Rose discusses extreme abortion bill in Oregon on Martha MacCullum’s show

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Oregon will become the first state to offer free abortions – even sex-selective abortion and late-term abortion – at taxpayers’ expense.
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Oregon to become first state with free abortions on demand at taxpayer expense

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Without a single vote from a Republican lawmaker, the Democrat-controlled Oregon legislature has passed a measure requiring abortions to be covered by insurance.

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Niece of Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks out against abortion: ‘Black lives matter in the womb’

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“Black lives matter in the womb” is a topic abortion activists would like to avoid, the niece of civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. said on The Jim Bakker Show.

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African pro-life activist destroys myth that poor countries need abortion: It’s ‘colonization’

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An African woman and pro-life activist destroyed a BBC anchor’s claims that African women “need” abortion and contraception in order to get out of poverty.

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Two Ohio abortion facilities have abruptly closed for unknown reasons

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The pro-life group Operation Rescue reports that according to Right to Life of Northeast Ohio, two abortion facilities have suddenly closed without announcing the reasons why.

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Judge Orrick holds attorneys for pro-life investigators in contempt

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U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick ruled that attorneys Steve Cooley and Brentford Ferreira, who represent David Daleiden of The Center for Medical Progress, violated Orrick’s injunction against releasing any new videos.

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And we end this month’s blog with a video reflection from Pope Francis on his July prayer petition to pray for lapsed Christians.

The Pope Video – July 2017

 

Posted by: Anita H | July 16, 2017

Summer–a time to grow!

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TWITTER SUPPRESSES PRO-LIFE SPEECH AND FACTS EXPOSING PLANNED PARENTHOOD

While Twitter is calling Live Action’s content “offensive” and “inflammatory,” Planned Parenthood is allowed to freely promote its message. Live Action President Lila Rose tells Tucker Carlson Tonight that while Congress is debating defunding, Twitter is protecting Planned Parenthood by suppressing facts about why the abortion giant doesn’t deserve our tax dollars.

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FORMER ABORTIONIST WHO BECAME PRO-LIFE: ‘I REALIZED THAT THE BABY WAS THE INNOCENT VICTIM IN ALL OF THIS’

“I was horrified by the realization that I had killed more people than most mass murderers.”

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WOMB WITH A VIEW: FETUSES CAN RECOGNIZE FACES

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We know babies love looking at the faces of their mom or dad. Researchers discovered that this preference develops in the womb several weeks before birth, according to a study published Thursday. By projecting light through the uterine wall of pregnant mothers, British scientists found that 34-week-old fetuses would turn their heads to look at face-like images.
“ We have shown the fetus can distinguish between different shapes, preferring to track facelike over non-face-like shapes,” said psychologist Vincent Reid of Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, a co-author of the study. “This preference has been recognized in babies for many decades, but until now, exploring fetal vision has not been attempted.”

The findings, which appeared in the journal Current Biology, were the first to show it’s possible to explore sight and cognition in babies before birth.

Researchers projected two patterns of three dots in the shape of a triangle through the uterine wall of 39 pregnant mothers: One was in the shape of eyes and a mouth and the other was upside down.

Scientists then measured how the fetus responded using highquality, 4-D ultrasound. The ultrasound showed developing babies turned their heads to look more often at upright, face-like stimuli than those presented to them upside down.

“It turned out that they responded in a way that was very similar to infants,” Reid said. Although fetuses’ eyes are likely to be closed most of the time, the ultrasound scans often showed them blinking.

A 4-D ultrasound of a fetus tracks a stimulus during research into fetal cognition. The ultrasound scans often show the fetuses blinking.

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Below is the editorial written by IFL Director Maggie DeWitte.  This was published in the Des Moines Register on Sunday June 4, 2017.

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland announced that they will be closing four clinics. The clinics set to close by June 30, 2017 are Sioux City, Keokuk, and Burlington. The Bettendorf center will provide limited telemed abortion services after June 30, but will also eventually close. They also have clinics in Urbandale, Ames, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Council Bluffs, Cedar Falls and two in Des Moines, all of which remain open for now.

Planned Parenthood stated that the reason for the closures was due to legislation passed last session that stopped family planning funds from going to clinics that provide abortion. Governor Branstad signed this bill a few weeks ago.

The Des Moines Register Editorial board believes this is a bad thing for Iowans. (Anti-Abortion agenda limits birth control, May 28).  Their angst is misguided.

The reality is that women will NOT lose health care because of these closures.

They WILL continue to get access to quality, comprehensive health care across the state of Iowa.

In fact, the Coalition of Pro-Life leaders developed a detailed map to help educate Iowans on the number and availability of community health centers throughout Iowa. It states, “There are only a handful of mostly urban clinics in Iowa that offer abortions. Shifting family planning dollars to community health centers instead will give more women more health care options in more areas of the state, particularly in rural communities.”

As support, the coalition surveyed 157 rural community health clinics to find out if they offer the same services as Planned Parenthood, including: STD testing, Cervical Cancer Testing, Breast Cancer Testing (Mammograms), and Contraception. The only PP service excluded from the survey was human abortion, which has nothing to do with women’s reproductive healthcare.

We discovered that these rural clinics provided most, if not all, of the above services, and usually on-site (in contrast to PP who typically refer services like mammograms to other locations). And women in need of these services can get them close to home without having to drive across the state to distant urban clinics.

The truth is in the numbers. One-hundred fifty-seven rural Iowa health clinics will benefit with this infusion of new funding. (A detailed map can be located at: http://iowaprolifeleaders.com/handout-senate-file-2/.)

Planned Parenthood’s motto is: Care. No Matter What.

Really? They claim that only a very small percent of the services they offer are abortion. If this was the case and if Planned Parenthood truly cared about women and families in Iowa, they would cease human abortion procedures so they could continue to be eligible for the family medical waiver planning dollars.

But they won’t. Abortion is big business. Whether it is selling baby body parts or deceiving women to dismember their baby in the womb, it’s all about the bottom dollar.

In contrast to the Register’s dour warning, the family medical wavier IS good news for families in the state of Iowa. We worked hard this last session to educate legislators and the public that there are many quality community health centers in Iowa that provide comprehensive healthcare to women and families across the state. They do so without taking the life of precious human beings. This is a victory for our state, and Iowans for LIFE is committed to continue working to see all abortion clinics closed in Iowa.

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Posted by: Anita H | July 16, 2017

Come Holy Spirit–Renew the Face of the Earth

Informed Choice of Iowa Walk For LIFE–June 17th 

Calling all lifesavers! Join us for a walk in the park. The Informed Choices Walk for Life will take place on Saturday, June 17th at 9:00 am. The walk will take place at Gray’s Lake (2101 Fleur Drive, Des Moines) – meet at the Terrace Building to start.
There will be a pancake breakfast served from 7:30-10:30 am. Starting at 8:30 am, you can check-in for the walk, and at 9:00 am there will be prayer and the walk will begin.

Informed Choices Medical Clinics are pro-life crisis pregnancy clinics and medical centers. They have clinics in Iowa City, Ames, Fort Dodge, Burlington, and a mobile clinic, which will work primarily in Des Moines.

You can register HERE.

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National Right to Life Academy – June 29th

If you know of a young person who is passionately pro-life, there is an exciting summer opportunity they may be interested in. National Right to Life has “created an innovative, five-week program to equip young leaders with the skills and knowledge to carry the pro-life movement into the future.

The National Right to Life Academy will take place from June 29th – August 4th. It empowers young pro-life leaders through a five-week summer course held at National Right to Life headquarters in Washington DC. Topics covered include abortion, euthanasia, stem cell research, healthcare, legislative strategy, history of the pro-life movement, medical ethics, unborn development and lobbying.”
The program will also allow students to earn three college credits, which can be transferred to their university. Interested students should submit their applications for the program soon.

For more information, click HERE or email academy@nrlc.org

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Watch the pro-life short film that is changing hearts and minds.

“Sing a Little Louder”

 

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One Minute Radio Announcement by Jenifer Bowen on Iowa budget victory!

MAY 24, 2017

Listen to the one minute Bott Radio announcement by Jenifer Bowen, Executive Director, Iowa Right to Life, about the Health & Human Services Appropriation bill signed by Governor Branstad that cuts more than $3 million dollars to Iowa’s abortion industry and redirects the money to real health care clinics across Iowa.

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YouTube sides with pro-choice extremists by removing investigative video that exposes Planned Parenthood.

Please take action now!  The Center for Medical Progress published another undercover investigative video exposing the horrors of the abortion industry in America. 

This video hit a nerve with the pro-abortion community because YouTube removed this video!

Please sign now and demand that YouTube stop blocking the truth about abortion and the profiteering abortion industry in America.  Every day, Planned Parenthood callously takes the lives of 300 unborn babies and they desperately don’t want you to know the truth.The evidence convicts — please demand that YouTube allow the truth about Planned Parenthood and other abortion businesses to be heard!

Tell YouTube to stop censoring pro-life journalism!

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Iowa Catholic Conference News updates

The Catholic bishops of Iowa have released a statement reviewing the 2017 Iowa legislative session.

ICC staff was pleased to be present when Gov. Branstad signed Senate File 471 on May 5. The bill prohibits abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization with exceptions to save the life of the mother or for a serious physical health emergency. The ICC has been working on similar legislation since 2011 and it is the first limitation on abortion passed in Iowa for many years. You can check out a photo of the bill-signing on our website. The ACLU and Planned Parenthood received a court order blocking the waiting period while a trial court will decide the matter. The 20-week ban itself is in place.

During the past session, the ICC fought efforts to restore the death penalty in Iowa. We are continuing our long time collaboration with the Iowans Against the Death Penalty group.

We also encourage you to read and sign the
National Catholic Pledge to End the Death Penalty. 

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As we commemorate the 100 year anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, we share this prophecy from Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the seers who lived much longer after the other two.  Sr Lucia once wrote a letter to Cardinal Carlo Caffarra in which she spoke about a final battle between God and Satan:  “The final battle between the Lord and the reign of Satan will be about marriage and the family. Don’t be afraid, because anyone who operates for the sanctity of marriage and the family will always be contended and opposed in every way, because this is the decisive issue. However, Our Lady has already crushed its head.”

Those fighting for life, marriage, and the family must remember that on May 13, 2017 — the 100th anniversary of Our Lady appearing in Fatima — the ultimate fight is about saving souls from hell. This means saving those enslaved to sexual sins and those who profit from sexual sins: the abortionist, the pornographer, the pimp, the prostitute. Our Lady of Fatima invited the children to help save souls through prayer and sacrifice.
Our Lady’s message about the reality of hell and the children’s example of what to do to help people from going there is something anyone fighting for life and family must take seriously. The prayer taught to the children should be constantly on our lips: “O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell, lead all souls to Heaven, especially those who have the most need of your mercy.”

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Spring/Summer Pro-Life Events

Local Events

 

 

 

International Adoption Workshop – April 23rd

Come learn more about international adoption on Sunday, April 23rd from 6:00 – 8:00 pm! The FREE workshop is hosted by Beauty Amidst the Ashes and Bethany Christian Services. It will take place at Walnut Creek Church (900 64th Street, Windsor Heights, IA 50324).

 

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Ruth Harbor Annual Walk for Life – May 13th

Ruth Harbor is a local Christian organization which provides safe housing and assistance to women who have experienced an unplanned pregnancy. The Walk for Life is a “family friendly, non-athletic, social event” that is an opportunity to support these new moms and their babies. It will take place on Saturday, May 13th at 9:30 am.

The walk will again be at the Downtown Riverwalk. Meet on the west side of the Embassy Suites Downtown (in the Riverview Lobby if raining). The address is: 101 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309. The walk will be about one mile.

You can be a sponsored walker or create a team, and invite others to support you with just a few clicks! Ruth Harbor does all the work – including collecting any pledges or money from those who sponsor you. All sponsored walkers will receive a t-shirt. You can also show up and make a donation there (but wouldn’t receive a t-shirt).

You can register HERE, and “make a difference… two lives at a time!”

 

 

“Let Life Shine” InnerVisions Healthcare Annual Gala – June 1st

The sixth annual gala for InnerVisions Healthcare, “an Unplanned Pregnancy and STD Medical Clinic,” will take place on Thursday, June 1st. It will be held at the Sheraton Hotel (1800 50th Street, West Des Moines). Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the dinner and program are from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

The keynote speaker will be Lauren Roman, a pro-life advocate, musician, and TV & film star who will join us to share her powerful testimony of how a post-abortion healing workshop led her to healing and forgiveness.

Cost is $50 per person. Please RSVP by May 15th. You can register for the gala HERE.

 

 

 

Informed Choice of Iowa Walk For LIFE – June 17th 

Calling all lifesavers! Join us for a walk in the park. The Informed Choices Walk for Life will take place on Saturday, June 17th at 9:00 am. The walk will take place at Gray’s Lake (2101 Fleur Drive, Des Moines) – meet at the Terrace Building to start.

There will be a pancake breakfast served from 7:30-10:30 am. Starting at 8:30 am, you can check-in for the walk, and at 9:00 am there will be prayer and the walk will begin.

Informed Choices Medical Clinics are pro-life crisis pregnancy clinics and medical centers. They have clinics in Iowa City, Ames, Fort Dodge, Burlington, and a mobile clinic, which will work primarily in Des Moines.

You can register HERE.

 

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National Right to Life Academy – June 29th

If you know of a young person who is passionately pro-life, there is an exciting summer opportunity they may be interested in. National Right to Life has “created an innovative, five-week program to equip young leaders with the skills and knowledge to carry the pro-life movement into the future.

The National Right to Life Academy will take place from June 29th – August 4th. It empowers young pro-life leaders through a five-week summer course held at National Right to Life headquarters in Washington DC. Topics covered include abortion, euthanasia, stem cell research, healthcare, legislative strategy, history of the pro-life movement, medical ethics, unborn development and lobbying.”

The program will also allow students to earn three college credits, which can be transferred to their university. Interested students should submit their applications for the program soon.

For more information, click HERE or e-mail academy@nrlc.org.

 

 

Diocesan Respect Life Meeting – September 5th

The next Diocesan Pro-Life Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 5th at 6:00 pm at the InnerVisions HealthCare Office (1355 50th Street, Suite 400, West Des Moines). Come learn more about pro-life initiatives in the Des Moines area and how you can get involved.

(Future meetings will return to their usual location at St. Pius X Catholic Church).

 

 

 

Iowans for LIFE Annual Banquet – October 12th

From Iowans for LIFE:  Please save the date for the 7th annual Iowans for LIFE Banquet on Thursday, October 12th at 6:00 pm. It will be held in the Meadows Bishop Ballroom (1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona). Cost of the evening is $50 per person or you can purchase a table of 8 for $500.

The keynote speaker will be Matt Birk, an “NFL star and pro-life warrior. This Catholic boy from St. Paul was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round of the 1998 draft.

He was named the 2011 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year for his off-the-field service, as well as his playing excellence. After a 15 year career in the NFL and a Super Bowl XLVII win with the Baltimore Ravens, the six-time Pro Bowl Center retired from playing football and accepted a position with the National Football League as their Director of Football Development.

When the Ravens won the Super Bowl in 2013, he declined to meet President Barack Obama with his teammates due to a comment the President made in a speech in which he said, “God Bless Planned Parenthood.” Birk stated, ‘It was because of my Catholic faith and my pro-life convictions, but ultimately, it was because of my kids.’ Matt and wife Adrianna are raising seven children, all under the age of 14.”

You can register HERE.

 

 

Des Moines “Birth Mother Connect” Support Group

To provide birth mothers a place to find support, Beauty Amidst the Ashes is beginning a Birth Mother Support Group for mothers who have made an adoption plan for their child. Birth mothers will connect and be empowered to share their stories. They would like to ask your assistance to let women know about this group. The group meets monthly on the first Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the Smokey Row Coffee Shop Conference Room (1910 Cottage Grove Avenue, Des Moines).

In addition to these monthly group meetings, there will be a closed Facebook group to reach women that are not able to attend a local meeting. The online group will offer a place where women can view a monthly presentation by our facilitator, Brigett De Vos, and participate in discussions. Together these women can find strength, friendship and encouragement. For more information, contact Brigett at brigett@beautyamidsttheashes.com.

 

Engaging Your Church in Adoption – Free Resource

Local nonprofit, Beauty Amidst the Ashes, is offering FREE copies of the booklet, “Engaging Your Church in Adoption.” The booklet gives information on how your church can get involved with and promote “adoption, foster care, and orphan care.”

If you would like to receive a FREE copy, click the link below and write “Request a Copy” in the subject line. Please include your name and address.

Request a FREE copy HERE.

 

Legislative

Thank you for all of your help on action alerts lately! As legislative sessions come to an end, there has been a lot of progress made! States all over the country, including our own, are making pro-life breakthroughs.

 

 

Iowa Passes Law Banning Abortion at 20 Weeks!

From Iowa Right to Life: Recently, the 20-week abortion ban passed the Iowa Senate. Governor Branstad is expected to sign it into law very soon!

Legislation Details:

“This legislation bans abortions once a baby is at 20 weeks in the womb. It also establishes a three-day waiting period for women seeking an abortion. Thankfully, ‘exceptions’ for babies conceived in rape or incest or with fetal anomalies are not included in this legislation.

A three-day waiting period was included. This means that a woman seeking an abortion will need to return three days later to proceed with her irreversible decision. This will be among the strictest laws in the nation. Iowa would become the sixth state to require a three-day waiting period for women seeking abortions, joining Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Utah.

While the bill does not contain criminal penalties, it does allow a woman to pursue a civil case against providers who perform illegal abortions. Doctors can be disciplined by the Iowa Board of Medicine if they violate the law.”

According to Jenifer Bowen, “We are in the most Pro-Life legislative session in Iowa State Capitol history since long before Roe v. Wade in 1973!”

 

 

Gorsuch Becomes New Supreme Court Justice!

According to Lifenews, “Judge Neil Gorsuch became Justice Neil Gorsuch (recently) as he was sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice following a Senate confirmation vote.” After so much drama, it was a relief to hear. Thank you for all you did, writing your legislators and signing petitions to support now-Justice Gorsuch.

To read the full Lifenews article, click HERE.

 

 

President Trump Overturns Rule Forcing States to Fund Planned Parenthood

President Trump has done some valuable, pro-life work so far in his presidency. Recently, President Trump signed a bill that overturned a late-term rule created by President Obama that forced states to fund Planned Parenthood.

According to Marjorie Dannenfelser, SBA List President, the new bill “ensures that states are not forced to fund an abortion business with taxpayer dollars. Rather, states have the option to spend Title X money on comprehensive health care clinics that better serve women and girls.”

To see the full Lifenews article, click HERE.

 

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Pro-Life Flash Mob Video  : )

As a special treat, take a minute and watch the short video of a pro-life flash mob, where young pro-lifers sang and danced as part of the “Marcha por la Vida” in Lima, Peru, this Spring. My kids and I loved it!

See the video HERE.

 

Pro-Life Pope Francis

“If we want to celebrate Christmas authentically, we need to contemplate this sign: the fragile simplicity of a small newborn, the meekness of where he lies, the tender affection of the swaddling clothes. God is there.

– Pope Francis, Christmas Homily, December 2016

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