Each legislative session has its challenges, but the 2020 session had more than its share. After its usual start in January, the Legislature suspended in mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It reconvened in mid-June, met for 10 days, and then adjourned for the year.
A criminal record shouldn't define someone's entire existence.
A recent law that would have made it significantly harder for many people to get an abortion has been temporarily blocked in Iowa district court.
It’s nearly impossible to socially distance in prison and jail, so as the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect Iowans in March, the ACLU and 25 other organizations
Lawsuit Filed to Block 24-Hour Mandatory Delay and Additional Appointment For Iowans Seeking Abortion
Just days ago, the Iowa Legislature passed a so-called "24-hour waiting period” bill without public input in the middle of the night.
After the Des Moines City Council voted to approve reforms on police bias, we are receiving credible accounts that police action with protestors later in the evening were unconstitutional and violated the right of people to exercise fundamental free speech rights.