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.
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.
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.
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.
Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) announced the endorsement of State Senators Bill Anderson, Dennis Guth, Mark Segebart, and Jason Schultz.
State Sen. Dennis Guth (R-Klemme) is running for reelection in Iowa Senate District 4 that includes Emmet, Kossuth, Winnebago, Hancock, and Wright Counties.
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.
Republican state legislators and party officials offered a mixed reaction to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s 2015 Condition of the State address.
Maintaining the integrity of Iowa’s voting process is a responsibility Iowa Senate Republicans take seriously. Senate Republicans have made numerous attempts to have this discussion with the majority party in recent years. It is likely we will have floor debate on the voting process in the coming weeks especially since the State Government committee passed […]
(Des Moines, IA) State Senator Brad Zaun (R-Urbandale) introduced SF 2123 which would effectively rollback the Common Core State Standards in Iowa. The bill would focus on graduation requirements and helping student have a graduation plan. It also rollback Iowa’s state academic standards to what the Iowa Core consisted of in 2006 prior to the […]
Pastors, legislators & parents expressed their displeasure with taxpayer money used to fund the Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth on April 3rd.
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.
Pleasant Hill, Iowa. – The FAMiLY LEADER announces their endorsements of nine pro-family, pro-constitutional candidates for the June 5th Iowa Republican primary. The following new candidates have secured the endorsement of The FAMiLY LEADER because of their proven ability to lead and stand firm for constitutional, conservative pro-family principles. Joan Acela: House District 25 Dennis […]