Read The Declaration of Independence

A good way to celebrate our Independence Day is to read the document that started it all, our Declaration of Independence.

Founding Wisdom: 10 Quotes from the Signers of the Declaration of Independence

Take time to appreciate the wisdom that our nation’s founding fathers exhibited and shared. Here are 10 quotes from the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Celebrating America

Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): Two-hundred and forty-two years ago, the United States was born and so began the greatest experiment in human history.

Calvin Coolidge and the Spirit of the American Founding

John Hendirckson: Calvin Coolidge’s commitment to the Constitution and the principles of the American Founding is also a vital lesson and warning for the nation to take to heart in our current era. 

Marking the 241st Anniversary of Our Independence

This Independence Day we encourage you to take the time to read the Declaration signed 241 years ago that helped birth a new nation.

This Independence Day Fireworks Are Still Illegal for Iowans

Kelvey Vander Hart: This Independence Day will show an increase of criminal activity in the state of Iowa. The crime? Illegally shooting off fireworks.

Keeping the Spirit of Liberty Alive

Adam Graham: Carry the light of liberty and its memory, and pass it on in hopes that one day (whether in our lifetime or not) the flame may be relit.

Let Freedom Ring

Paul Pate: If you happen to hear a bell on the Fourth, think of the one that sits in Philadelphia that stands for the principles that Americans fight for.

A Salute to Frederick Douglass as We Celebrate Freedom

Remember on Independence Day the heroes of American history, like Frederick Douglass, whose legacy represents the principles upon which America was founded.

Tom Latham: Happy Fourth of July–Remembering Why We Celebrate

By Congressman Tom Latham Our great experiment in liberty and independence turns…

Our Declaration of Independence

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Steve King: Remember the Source of Our Freedom

Washington, DC- Congressman Steve King (R-IA) released the following statement to commemorate…

American Independence And The Struggle For Survival

As we celebrate American Independence, it is important to know what it…

The Declaration of Independence

Have a Happy 4th!  I thought it would be appropriate to share…