As the leading civil rights organization in our state, we at the ACLU of Iowa believe it is our duty to keep the public informed about the state of their civil liberties. The work we do at the legislature, in the courts, and in our communities is important, but there is no better defender of civil rights than a public that is informed and engaged.

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ACLU Launches First-Ever Presidential Campaign Engagement

Our next president should be committed to protecting and advancing the civil liberties and civil rights guaranteed by the Constitution. That's why the American Civil Liberties Union is launching its first-ever presidential campaign engagement, Rights for All.
 
March 29, 2019

Ag Gag 2.0 Still Is Unconstitutional

This afternoon Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law another version of an ag gag law that chills free speech and criminalizes a free press.

March 14, 2019

Requiring full restitution would mean I'd never get to vote

By Rick Sattler

I was glad to hear Gov. Kim Reynolds say she supports restoring voting rights to people like me who have felony convictions. I have not been glad to hear state legislators say they think that people should pay off all their restitution before they can vote.
March 5, 2019

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