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.

Wiggins to Retire from the Iowa Supreme Court

Acting Chief Justice David Wiggins announced his retirement from the Iowa Supreme Court effective March 13, 2020.

David Wiggins Becomes Acting Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court

Justice David Wiggins becomes Acting Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court following the unexpected death of Chief Justice Mark Cady.

Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady (1953-2019)

Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady died from an apparent heart attack while walking his dog. He was 66-years-old.

Evidence Allowed in Branstad Trial Should Cause Concern

Former Gov. Terry Branstad’s party affiliation, political views of the party, and beliefs of people advising him is allowed as evidence of discrimination at trial.

Iowa Supreme Court Upholds Collective Bargaining Reform

The Iowa Supreme Court in two decisions released on Friday morning upheld public employee collective bargaining reform enacted in 2017.

Iowa House Democrats Attempt to Block Judicial Nomination Reform in Court

A group of Democrat state representatives file a lawsuit in district court to block Gov. Kim Reynolds’ majority on the state judicial nominating commission.

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 Rebukes Iowa Supreme Court Ruling at Pro-Life Rally

Gov. Kim Reynolds: Couples have to wait three days to marry or adopt, but according to the Iowa Supreme Court an abortion, taking an innocent life, can’t wait 72 hours.

Reynolds Appoints Christopher McDonald to the Iowa Supreme Court

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds selected Iowa Court of Appeals Judge Christopher McDonald as her second appointment to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Why We Need Judicial Selection Reform

Sandy Salmon: Our goal is to increase the accountability and transparency of the judicial selection process by bringing it closer to the people’s representatives.

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.

Judicial Activism Subverts the Democratic Process

Steven Holt: Iowa’s judicial selection process should provide nominees that reflect a governor’s judicial philosophy, be they Republican or Democrat.

Hecht to Resign from Iowa Supreme Court

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht announced his resignation to battle cancer giving Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds a second appointment to the Court.

Can You Believe This?

Jenifer Bowen: Iowa went from one of the most extremely lenient states, allowing abortions through all nine months, to an “abortion desert” in a matter of months!

Is The Pro-Life Movement “Dying” In Iowa?

Is the pro-life movement in Iowa “dying” as an anonymous blogger in Iowa suggested? Jenifer Bowen of Life Right Action answers with a resounding “no.”