Help promote civil liberties at the University Club in Iowa City!
You’re invited to attend the ACLU Foundation of Iowa Annual Dinner, Saturday, May 3. You’ll connect with fellow civil libertarians, enjoy a social hour and good meal, and hear an informative speaker who will offer new insights on a constitutional issue of the day. New members are invited to a special welcome and orientation session!
Limit unfettered use of drones in Iowa
Our beautiful skies in Iowa may soon be filling with drones. Drones can be extremely useful, but limits need to be put in place to make sure they don’t unduly invade our privacy.
Blacks In Iowa 8 Times More Likely to Be Arrested for Marijuana Possession, ACLU Report Finds
Even though whites and black use marijuana at the same rate, arrests were far higher–making Iowa rank the worst in the nation in racial disparities in marijuana arrests.
If you’ve been unfairly stopped or questioned just because of the color of your skin, we’d like to hear about it!
The ACLU of Iowa is collecting examples of racial profiling to better identify this problem in Iowa and to identify trends in particular communities. We encourage you to share your stories with us!
The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa is a private, non-partisan, non-profit group that fights to advance civil liberties for all. We are the state affiliate of the national ACLU.
We pride ourselves in upholding everyone’s civil liberties—no matter who they are or what they believe. We have worked to assure rights of all Iowans—from atheists to devout Christians, from labor unions to businesspeople, and more—to make sure our constitutional rights are preserved.” More about us