Bullying

Perhaps the best way to prevent and deal with bullying in our schools is to fund adequately the laws already in place. Click here.

Medical Marijuana

The ACLU of Iowa is working to support the efforts of Iowa patients and their families to pass a law to be able to get a prescription for medical marijuana from their doctor. Read more.

Drug Law Reform 

We support decriminalizing all drug possession for personal use. The ACLU's 2016 Report found Iowa ranks second worst in the country for racial disparities in arrests for drug possession, with a Black Iowan being 7 times more likely to be arrested than a white Iowan, despite equal usage rates. The report followed the 2013 earlier study finding Iowa is worst in the country for racial disparities in marijuana possession arrests, despite equal usage between white and Black people. 

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