Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Ban Advances in Iowa House, Survives Funnel

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.

Let’s Not Reinstate the Death Penalty in Iowa

Shane Vander Hart: While in principle, it is moral and just for the government to execute those convicted of heinous crimes, there are plenty of good reasons why Iowa should not reinstitute the death penalty after 52 years.

Is There Really a Wage Disparity Between Men and Women?

Kelvey Vander Hart: Do not simply choke down a lie that claims women are oppressed and unequal in the workforce based on broad and misleading statistics.

Democrats Go Wild Over Gun Bills Debated in Iowa House

Kelvey Vander Hart: Iowa House Democrats appear to lose all ability to debate civilly when it comes to gun rights protected by the Constitution.

Life at Conception Bill Filed in the Iowa House

HF 2142, a bill that would protect the unborn at the moment of conception introduced into the Iowa House, must be passed out of committee this week.

Iowa House Democrats File Anti-Homeschooling Measure

State Representative Sharon Steckman (D-Mason City) filed HF 214 that would repeal Independent Private Instruction enacted in 2013 in a legislative bargain.

Doctor Prescribed Suicide Bill Filed By Iowa House Democrats

Eight Iowa House Democrats filed HF 65 entitled the “Iowa Death with Dignity Act.” Prolife activists have another term for it – doctor prescribed suicide.

Iowa House Democrats Attack Homeschoolers

State Representative Sharon Steckman (D-Mason City) sought signatures of her fellow members…