February 21, 1985

Seal of the University of IowaToday in League HistoryFebruary 21, 1985—League Director Joe Scheidler speaks at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, which in 1985 has the highest rate of abortions to live births of any city in America: 3 to 1. Joe speaks for half an hour over the howls and hornblasts of pro-abortion protesters, some of whom lay in front of the podium in white sheets splattered with red paint, surrounded by fake tombstones, in an effort to disrupt the talk.

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