2017

2/14/17: ACLU of Iowa and Planned Parenthood present oral arguments to the Iowa Supreme Court to block two key provisions of Iowa's new abortion law

10/24/17: Iowa Supreme Court grants motion to temporarily continue to block enforcement of one of the most severe abortion restrictions in U.S.

10/9/17: ACLU of Iowa Launches Research Project on Court Debt and the Criminalization of Poverty in Iowa

10/2/17: Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and ACLU file appeal against one of the most severe abortion restrictions in the U.S.

9/22/17: City of Marion Changes Its Unconstitutional Free Speech Ordinance

9/21/17: ACLU of Iowa Files Lawsuit to Secure Equality in Medicaid Coverage for Transgender Iowans

9/19/17: Iowa Advocacy Groups Respond With Concern to Proposed Voter ID Rules 

9/15/17: Windsor Heights Agrees to Revise Sign Ordinance And Train Staff After ACLU Takes Action on Behalf of Residents

8/28/17: Transgender Iowa Prison Nurse Files First Lawsuit In State for Equal Employment Environment, Equal Benefits

8/15/17: City of Marion to Revise its Unconstitutional Public Demonstration Ordinance

8/14/17: ACLU of Iowa Assisting Windsor Heights Residents Ordered to Take Down Signs Critical of the City

8/1/17: Mary Campos and Joy Corning Honored with ACLU of Iowa Edward S. Allen Award

7/24/17: ACLU of Iowa Honors Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Des Moines Attorney Glen Downey

7/18/17: ACLU of Iowa Submits FOIA Request for Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission Communications, Records with Iowa Secretary of State

7/14/17: J.J. Kapur Wins the ACLU of Iowa’s Mannheimer Youth Advocacy Award

7/13/17: Marion County Attorney Forced to Drop “Sexting” Charges Against Teen Girl and to Pay Attorney Fees

5/22/17: Newton High School Agrees to ACLU of Iowa Demands for Education of Students/Parents Following “Love Trumps Hate” Student Free Speech Incident

5/3/17: ACLU of Iowa and Planned Parenthood File Lawsuit on 72-Hour Abortion Ban, Unnecessary Second Clinic Appointment

4/12/17: ACLU of Iowa Files FOIA Lawsuit Regarding Muslim Ban

3/27/17: Mark Stringer Named New ACLU of Iowa Executive Director

3/3/17: Political Free Speech Win for Former County Auditor Tom Slockett

1/13/17: Privacy Concerns with Video Cameras in Iowa City Public Library Restrooms Prompt Privacy Concerns

2016

11/11/16: ACLU of Iowa to Represent Knoxville Girl in “Sexting” Lawsuit

10/25/16: New Coalition Formed to Work for Legislation, Constitutional Amendment To Allow Iowans With Felony Convictions to Vote

10/12/16: Iowa Ranks Among Worst States for Racial Disparities in Drug Possession Rates

10/11/16: Iowa League of Women Voters Honored with ACLU’s Edward Allen Award

9/28/16: One Iowa, ACLU of Iowa and League of Women Voters of Iowa Release Poll Worker Tips for Respecting Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People

9/21/16: Know Your Voting Rights in Iowa!

9/20/16: Polk County Auditor Jamie Fitzgerald Honored With Louise Noun Award by ACLU of Iowa

9/20/16: Daniel Zeno Joins ACLU of Iowa as Policy Counsel

9/14/16: ACLU of Iowa Seeks Better Parole Board Procedures for Juveniles Sentenced to Life with Parole

9/1/16: ACLU of Iowa Issues Letter Guiding Public Schools On Religious Assemblies

8/9/16: Ben Christiason of Cedar Falls is named the 2017 Robert Mannheimer Youth Advocacy Award for his work on transgender youth issues.

7/21/16: Transgender Male State Employee Files Complaint for Denial of Use of Facilities, Medical Benefits

5/19/16: ACLU of Iowa Board of Directors Installs Six New Board Members

2/25/16: Poll Shows Majority of Iowans Support Driver’s Licenses for All Immigrants

2/24/16: Unconstitutional Prohibition on Contracts With Businesses That Boycott Israel

1/25/16: Joseph Fraioli Hired as Staff Attorney

1/8/16: Cristina Kinsella Hired as ACLU of Iowa Advocacy Coordinator

2015

11/10/15: ACLU Files Complaint on Behalf of Black Transgender Woman Illegally Profiled and Jailed

9/10/15: Dane Schumann Hired as ACLU of Iowa Legislative Director

8/27/15: Barnum, Garst, and Neu Named Edward S. Allen Honorees

8/17/15: Sarah Conroy joins ACLU of Iowa as Development Director

7/23/15: Des Moines Student Wins Robert Mannheimer Student Advocacy Award for Free Speech, Other Advocacy

5/29/15: Senator Charles Grassley To Receive ACLU Petition With 60,000 Signatures Calling for an End to the Patriot Act

5/18/15: Poll of Iowa Voters Shows Clear Support for Ending the Patriot Act in Its Current Form

4/20/15: Prison Reform Advocate Jean Basinger Wins 2015 Louise Noun Award

3/13/15: Victory For Voting Rights: The Iowa Secretary of State’s Office Drops Voter Purge Appeal

2/19/15: 2015 Mannheimer Youth Advocacy Award Nominations

2/17/15: Statement on Obama Immigration Injunction

1/21/15: Jeremy Rosen Named ACLU of Iowa Executive Director

 

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