Iowa House Passes Bill Preempting Municipal Firearm Restrictions

The Iowa House passed a bill, HF 2502, by a 52 to 44 party-line vote that preempts cities and counties from infringing on Iowans’ gun rights.

Iowa House Bill Mandating Licensure for Abortion Facilities Advances

An Iowa House subcommittee advanced a bill, HSB 678, that requires the state licensure and inspection of individual abortion facilities.

Iowa House Panel Approves Bill Requiring Informed Consent for Medical Abortions

An Iowa House panel approved a bill requires women seeking a medical abortion receive information about the potential side effects and risks involved.

The Protect Life Amendment Clears Iowa House Judiciary Committee

HSB 577, the proposed “Protect Life Amendment” to the Iowa Constitution, cleared the Iowa House Judiciary Committee by an 11 to 9 party-line vote.

Fetal Homicide Bill Stalls in the Iowa House

The fetal homicide bill that includes personhood language passed the Iowa Senate, but stalled out in the Iowa House and did not survive the second funnel.

Iowa Constitutional Amendment Affirming 2nd Amendment Survives Funnel

HJR 13, a “right to keep and bear arms” amendment that would amend the Iowa Constitution to add language affirming the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, passed in the Iowa House Judiciary Committee.

Legislators Consider Changes to Iowa’s Election Law

Legislators have filed five bills related to Iowa’s election law ranging from creating a runoff primary system to electronic voter registration.

School Tuition Organization Increase Passes Iowa House

An increase to the School Tuition Organization tax credit passed the Iowa House on an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote – 96-2.

Inching Closer to a Personhood Law in Iowa

Seeing the realization of preborn children being protected in Iowa took one…