Kelvey Vander Hart: Regulation and mandates placed on Second Amendment rights are problematic no matter which side of the aisle they stem from.
Shane Vander Hart: Securing the border should not require a national emergency as Congress and President Trump should work in the national interest.
The Iowa House and Iowa Senate passed an amendment that will enshrine Iowans’ right to keep and bear arms in the Iowa Constitution if approved a 2nd time and ratified.
The Iowa Legislature passed a bill that would protect free speech and assembly at Iowa’s Regent Universities and community colleges.
Dr. Marilyn Singleton: We must not let the government bury our conscience and beliefs under layers of bureaucracy. Medicare for All may mean independent thought for none.
Shane Vander Hart: The Equality Act of 2019 is not necessary or viewpoint neutral, and it does not respect privacy, women, or parents.
The Iowa Senate voted 32 to 17 along party lines to pass SF 237, a bill that reforms how members of Iowa’s judicial nomination commissions are selected.
Christian actor T.C. Stallings will keynote the 58th Annual Iowa Prayer Breakfast held on Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa.
U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced a paid parental leave plan they say is budget neutral and flexible for parents who use it.
Shane Vander Hart: Limiting the First Amendment to the “freedom to worship” would relegate our faith to our personal lives and our place of worship.
State Senator Jason Schultz (R-Schleswig) discusses the first funnel week with Shane Vander Hart on The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast.
Cindy Axne, Abby Finkenauer, and Dave Loebasck vote for H.R. 1, the For the People Act, that represents an unconstitutional federal takeover of elections.
The Iowa Senate Education Committee passed a bill creating education savings accounts for special needs students enrolled in an accredited nonpublic school or denied open enrollment.
Steven Holt identifies priority legislation still alive in the Iowa House and bad ideas that are now dead for the year, thanks to the Funnel process.
Adam Graham: The Democrats’ full-court press on late-term abortion and refusing to care for infants who survive abortion could cost them in 2020.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa): “To fund this radical government takeover, every American family would have to pay $65,000 annually, more than most households in Iowa make in a year.”