Social distancing is nearly impossible to do in Iowa's jails and overcrowded prisons.
The ACLU and Planned Parenthood File Emergency Lawsuit to Keep Essential Abortion Procedures Available in Iowa During Pandemic
Iowans should be able to access essential, time-sensitive surgical abortion services during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A total of 26 Iowa advocacy organizations today sent a letter to state and county officials recommending that they follow the advice of public health experts to make changes to Iowa’s criminal justice
Each year, hundreds of pieces of legislation are introduced in the Iowa Legislature. Last year alone, we monitored approximately 150 bills, demonstrating the vast impact that civil liberties have in our state.
Here are some of the key issues we're facing in the 2020 session.
Come to the ACLU of Iowa Lobby Day and protect civil liberties in our state!
With the change in Kentucky's felony disenfranchisement law, Iowa now is the only state left in the country that permanently strips people with a felony conviction of their right to vote. It is the most harsh and destructive such law in the country.