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State Lawmaker Announces Plan to Introduce Total Abortion Ban

Republican lawmaker says she will seek a total ban on abortion; legislators already introduced a medication abortion ban that would eliminate nearly 80% of abortions in Iowa

 

Feb. 7, 2023

Iowa House Subcommittee Advances Bill to Quadruple State Funding for Anti-Abortion Centers

A Iowa House subcommittee today advanced an omnibus bill that funnels $2 million in taxpayer money to fund anti-abortion centers, boosting a costly state program that has less than a year under its belt and no publicly released results.

Feb. 1, 2023

What's next in the fight for abortion access

Extreme politicians are attacking reproductive freedom on several fronts in Iowa to achieve their ultimate goal: to ban abortion in our state. Here's what you need to know about each of the frontiers of the fight

Dec. 9, 2022

Reproductive Freedom Champions Fall Short at the Polls Putting Abortion in Iowa in Danger

Politicians who want to ban abortion won enough races to maintain their control of the legislature, putting abortion access in danger.

Nov. 9, 2022

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa PAC Endorses Reproductive Freedom Champion Deidre DeJear for Governor
 

Des Moines, Iowa—Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa PAC today announced its endorsement of reproductive freedom champion Deidre DeJear in the Iowa governor’s race.

July 29, 2022

Iowans Don’t Want Gov. Kim Reynolds to Outlaw Abortion in Iowa by Resurrecting Abortion Ban

Des Moines, Iowa—Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds today asked the state’s courts to reinstate a six-week abortion ban that was previously ruled unconstitutional.

June 28, 2022

3 Ways to Take Action in Iowa After the U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Now is our moment to come together and fight for abortion access. The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade in its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. Here's how to take action.

 

June 24, 2022

Iowa State Lawmakers End Session with Passage of Program that Will Divert Taxpayer Dollars to Fake Women’s Health Centers

Des Moines, Iowa—Iowa lawmakers gaveled out of the 2022 legislative session early Tuesday morning after approving a measure that diverts $500,000 in taxpayer dollars to fund so-called Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs), anti-abortion clinics that prey on pregnant people by manipulating and preventing individuals from accessing abortion.

May 31, 2022