Victims’ Rights Amendment Clears Iowa Senate Committee

State Senator Zach Whiting: “My goal in all of this is to level the playing field between the rights of the defendant and the rights of crime victims.”

Iowa Senate Passes Amendment Declaring No Right to Abortion in Iowa Constitution

The Iowa Senate passed SJR 2001, an amendment to the Iowa Constitution that declares there is no constitutional right to abortion, by a 32 to 18 vote.

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.

The State of Pro-Life Legislation in Iowa Is Precarious

Jason Schultz: SJR 21 (now SJR 2001) doesn’t ban abortion, but takes the issue from the Iowa Supreme Court and puts it back in the hands of the people.

Amendment Declaring No Right to Abortion Clears Iowa Senate Committee

The Iowa Senate State Government Committee passed an amendment to the Iowa Constitution that declares there is no constitutional right to abortion. by a 10 to 5 vote.

Iowa Senate Panel Approves Amendment Declaring No Right to Abortion

An Iowa Senate subcommittee advanced SJR 21 that would amend the Iowa Constitution to declare there is no constitutional right to abortion.

Keep and Bear Arms Amendment Sails Through Iowa House and Senate

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.

Life Amendment Survives First Funnel in Iowa Senate

The Iowa Senate State Government Committee advanced SJR 9, a pro-life constitutional amendment, by a 10 to 5 party-line vote.

We The People Must Correct The Iowa Supreme Court

Ken Rozenboom: When the Iowa Supreme Court violates the Constitution, like inventing a constitutional right to abortion, we the people must correct it.

Reynolds Says She Will Not Appeal Fetal Heartbeat Ruling

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said that she would not appeal a district court ruling that said the state’s fetal heartbeat abortion ban is unconstitutional.

Education, Reform & the Right of Free Speech

State Representative Steven Holt (R-Denison) gives a recap of week 4 from the Iowa House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session.

Pro-Life Constitutional Amendment Advances In Iowa Senate

A constitutional amendment that says the Iowa Constitution does not secure or protect a right to abortion or abortion funding advances in the Iowa Senate.

Let’s Get Real About Spending

John Hendrickson: Iowa policymakers should seriously consider a state spending limitation amendment. Strengthening Iowa’s spending limitation would finally place taxpayers first.

Pro-Life Leaders Ponder Iowa Post-Roe v. Wade

Pro-life leaders discuss what the battle over abortion will look like in Iowa should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade.

Slow Spending In Iowa’s Constitution

John Hendrickson and Joseph Coletti: How can Iowa make sure its recent tax reform is fully implemented, including the adoption of fewer and lower tax rates in 2023? The only proven way to lower tax rates is with spending restraint.

Controlling State Government Spending in Iowa

John Hendrickson: Government spending is a concern to many Iowans. Individuals, families, and businesses across Iowa all follow a budget that is not guaranteed to increase every year, yet Iowa’s budget continues to grow.