Government transparency about how state officials are handling COVID-19 in our state prisons is crucial. That’s why the ACLU has filed public records requests with Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC).
All Iowans — regardless of their circumstances or background — should have access to safe, stable housing and utility services throughout this ongoing public health crisis.
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