Religious Freedom Restoration Act Advances in Iowa Senate

Iowa’s version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) survived the first funnel week of the 2018 legislative session. SSB 3171, sponsored by State Senator Julian Garrett (R-Indianola) was passed out of the Iowa Senate Local Government Committee by a 7 to 4 vote.

Religious Freedom Restoration Act Filed in the Iowa Senate

A bill entitled the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, was filed in the Iowa Senate on Thursday.  The bill is modeled after the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 that was passed with bipartisan support in Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton.

A Wave of Pro-Life Bills Filed in the Iowa Senate

The Iowa Senate with its new GOP majority have six pro-life bills filed including bills defunding abortion providers and banning abortions at 20-weeks.

Iowa’s Pro-Life Leaders Start Legislative Session in Unity

For the first time in over 40 years Iowa’s pro-life organizations have united to champion a pro-life agenda before the most pro-life legislature in years.

Steve King Earns Iowa State Senators’ Endorsements

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) announced the endorsement of State Senators Bill Anderson, Dennis Guth, Mark Segebart, and Jason Schultz.

Candidate Interview: Dennis Guth (Iowa Senate District 4)

State Sen. Dennis Guth (R-Klemme) is running for reelection in Iowa Senate District 4 that includes Emmet, Kossuth, Winnebago, Hancock, and Wright Counties.

Dennis Guth Announces Iowa Senate Re-Election Bid

State Senator Dennis Guth (R-Klemme) announces his re-election bid for a second term in the Iowa Senate District 4. Guth was first elected in 2012.

GOP Offers Mixed Reaction to Branstad’s Condition of the State

Republican state legislators and party officials offered a mixed reaction to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s 2015 Condition of the State address.

Let’s Discuss Voter ID

Maintaining the integrity of Iowa’s voting process is a responsibility Iowa Senate…

Brad Zaun Introduces Common Core Rollback Bill in Iowa Senate

(Des Moines, IA) State Senator Brad Zaun (R-Urbandale) introduced SF 2123 which…

Group Exposes Taxpayer Funding for LGBTQ Promotion

Pastors, legislators & parents expressed their displeasure with taxpayer money used to fund the Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth on April 3rd.

Which Personhood Bill Should the Iowa Pro-Life Community Support?

Most in the Iowa Pro-Life Community probably don’t realize there has been not one, but two personhood bills filed in the Iowa House.

The FAMiLY LEADER Endorses Pro-Family Candidates for Iowa Republican Primary

Pleasant Hill, Iowa. – The FAMiLY LEADER announces their endorsements of nine…