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The ACLU of Iowa has staff in Des Moines to handle inquiries from journalists on issues affecting civil rights and civil liberties in Iowa.

Media inquiries should be sent via email to or contact Communications Director Veronica Fowler at 515-207-0586.

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Iowa Legislature Fails to Pass HJR 14

The ACLU of Iowa issued the following statement after the Iowa Legislature adjourned and failed to pass HJR 14, a proposed constitutional amendment to restore voting eligibility to Iowans with a felony conviction in their background.

June 14, 2020