The Iowa House Human Resources Committee passed the fetal heartbeat abortion ban by a 12 to 9 vote just before the second funnel deadline of the 2018 legislative session.
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.
HJR 13, a “right to keep and bear arms” amendment that would amend the Iowa Constitution to add language affirming the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, passed in the Iowa House Judiciary Committee.
State Representative Greg Heartsill (R-Chariton) introduced HF 279, a life at conception bill, into the Iowa House of Representatives, that is co-sponored by 22 lawmakers.
A bipartisan sponsored bill, House File 13, was introduced in the Iowa House that would eliminate the limitation on when schools could start school.
Terry Branstad, Kim Reynolds, Joni Ernst, David Young, Reince Priebus, & Mary Mosiman were present s campaign event held at AgriVision in Ankeny, IA.
Shane Vander Hart & Brian Myers talk with Iowa Secretary of State candidate Paul Pate, State Rep. Kevin Koester and talk about The Scary Guy in Cass County.
The Iowa House Government Oversight Committee, announced an investigation into the Crime Victim Assistance Division of Attorney General Tom Miller’s office.
(Des Moines, IA) The Iowa House passed HF 2175, the webcam abortion ban, last evening on a 55-42 vote. It was a mostly party-line vote, however, three Democrats broke ranks to vote with House Republicans in favor of the bill. State Representatives Nancy Dunkel (D-Dyersville), Daniel Muhlbauer (D-Manilla) and Phyllis Thede (D-Bettendorf). State Representative Matt […]
The bullying bill, HSB 196, passed out of the Iowa House Education committee allowing it to survive funnel week. Amendments for the bill are planned.
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.
State Representative Tom Shaw (R-Laurens) filed a personhood bill, House File 138, which would make the abortion of preborn babies murder in Iowa.
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 […]
A House Joint Resolution (HJR 2003) was filed in the Iowa House today by 16 Representatives. It proposes an amendment to the Iowa Constitution to specify that the right of life is paramount and most fundamental right of every person (I seem to remember reading that in one of our founding documents, hmmmm…). This calls […]
I had the chance to attend the Night of the Rising Stars event last night. It was presented by the Republican Party of Iowa. It was a great event. $100,000 was raised for RPI, and there were approximately 1000 in attendance at the Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines. I attended the reception prior to […]