The Polk County District Court has ruled that Iowa’s 6-week abortion ban law violates Iowa’s state constitution and issued a permanent injunction so that it may not go into effect.
ACLU of Iowa Endorses Gov. Reynold’s Call for a Constitutional Amendment to Restore Voting Rights to Iowans With Felony Convictions
Today, the ACLU of Iowa endorsed Gov. Reynold’s call for a constitutional amendment to automatically restore the voting rights of people with felony convictions.
Mark Stringer, ACLU of Iowa Executive Director, issued the following statement:
Today the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa held that Iowa’s “ag gag” law is unconstitutional. The law blocked the ability of journalists, food safety, and labor advocates to do undercover work in agricultural facilities.
As a junior in college, I have witnessed classmates choosing not to vote because they view the voting process away from home as complicated; they do not understand what they have to do to be able to vote while at school.
The 2018 Iowa Legislative Report and Civil Liberties Scorecard takes a look at how our national and state representatives and senators voted on key civil liberties issues and then scored them accordingly.
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