Body cameras have the potential to provide desperately needed public oversight of police in order to curb police abuses, but their use must be accompanied by strong, clear policies to govern their use, data retention, and sharing.
In an important win for free speech and the Black Lives Matter movement, a federal district court ruled that the state can't enforce its ban of five Des Moines BLM protesters from the Iowa Capitol Complex grounds.
David F. Peña Medina, age 18, searched far and wide to find a sense of community and belonging.
Iowa OSHA has a key duty—to protect workers from life-threatening working conditions like COVID-19. It’s failing to do that, not even following its own rules.
Today 54 civil rights organizations and community service providers, including the ACLU of Iowa, have formally asked Gov. Kim Reynolds to authorize additional funding to prevent Iowans from being evicted from their homes.
The ACLU of Iowa has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a group of five protesters who have been banned from the Iowa Capitol Complex. The ban blocks their fundamental constitutional rights, including those of free speech, assembly, and their right to petition their government.