David F. Peña Medina, age 18, searched far and wide to find a sense of community and belonging.
Iowa OSHA has a key duty—to protect workers from life-threatening working conditions like COVID-19. It’s failing to do that, not even following its own rules.
Today 54 civil rights organizations and community service providers, including the ACLU of Iowa, have formally asked Gov. Kim Reynolds to authorize additional funding to prevent Iowans from being evicted from their homes.
The ACLU of Iowa has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a group of five protesters who have been banned from the Iowa Capitol Complex. The ban blocks their fundamental constitutional rights, including those of free speech, assembly, and their right to petition their government.
The ACLU of Iowa has released its 2020 Legislative Report and Civil Liberties Scorecard. It analyzes votes on key civil liberties votes by legislators in the 2019 and 2020 sessions and shows their record on supporting civil liberties in Iowa.
Iowa no longer is the only state in the country to permanently and for life ban its citizens from voting following any felony conviction. Finally, tens of thousands of Iowans can now fully participate in our communities.