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.
Iowa State Senator Matt McCoy took to the Iowa Senate floor to mark Iowa’s DOMA law being overturned 4 years ago & the Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth.
Pastors, legislators & parents expressed their displeasure with taxpayer money used to fund the Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth on April 3rd.
Young Americans for Freedom criticized DMACC Diversity Commission sponsorship of the Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth with tuition & taxpayer funds.
Dear Governor Branstad: As an educator and as a person of faith, I share your goals to eliminate bullying and harassment of any person for any reason. Writing this letter on Valentine’s Day is a good reminder of our call to love our neighbors as ourselves. Our goal at The FAMiLY LEADER is to speak […]