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 Speaks Out Against Costello Amendment

Today Sen. Mark Costello introduced a cruel, dangerous amendment to HF 766, the Health and Human Services budget bill, now being considered by the Iowa Senate. It would exclude coverage for gender-affirming surgery for transgender Iowans on Medicaid.
April 26, 2019

ACLU of Iowa Files Ag Gag 2.0 Lawsuit

This morning, we filed a lawsuit on behalf of a coalition of public interest groups in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa that challenges the constitutionality of Iowa’s newest ag gag law.
April 22, 2019

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

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