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Iowa Senate Advances Constitutional Amendment to Eliminate the Right to Abortion

Iowa politicians speed anti-abortion agenda through the legislature during the pandemic.

Feb. 10, 2021

House Subcommittee Discusses Dangerous, Scientifically Unfounded “Abortion Reversal” Bill

“Abortion Reversal” is unsafe, misleading, and goes against the recommendations of medical experts.

Jan. 26, 2021

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa Launches Statewide Ad Campaign Sharing Women’s Stories of Living in Iowa Before Abortion was Safe, Legal

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa announced the launch of statewide digital ads against the proposed constitutional amendment that would strip Iowans’ fundamental right to safe and legal abortion.

Jan. 22, 2021

House Committee Passes Unpopular Constitutional Amendment, Paving Way to Ban Abortion

In a hastily scheduled meeting, lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee today passed a proposed amendment to the Iowa constitution that would strip Iowans of their right to safe and legal abortion, setting the measure up for a vote in the full House.

Jan. 20, 2021

Tell the House Judiciary Committee: We Won't Go Back

We won't go back to an Iowa without safe, legal abortion. Email the members of the House Judiciary committee now and tell them DO NOT pass this legislation out of committee.

Jan. 19, 2021

Subcommittee Passes Unpopular Constitutional Amendment, Paving Way to Ban Abortion

This morning, the Iowa House Judiciary Subcommittee passed legislation to take away Iowans’ constitutional right to safe and legal abortion. If enacted, the amendment would clear the way for the state to restrict or ban safe, legal abortions.

Jan. 19, 2021

We’re Ready: 2021 Iowa Legislative Session

The 2021 Iowa Legislative Session started today and within 35 minutes of gaveling into session, leadership attacked safe, legal abortion. With a pandemic ravaging our communities and a violent insurrection threatening our democracy, anti-choice legislators chose to attack reproductive health care. Again.

Jan. 11, 2021

Statement: Politicians attack abortion in first 35 minutes of legislative session

“It’s unacceptable that instead of focusing on Iowans’ urgent needs during this global pandemic, anti-abortion politicians are attacking Iowans' health care on the first day they are back at the capitol,” said Jamie Burch Elliott, Director of Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa.

Jan. 11, 2021

Biden and Harris Claim Victory, Putting Reproductive Rights Champions Back in the Oval Office

Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden claimed victory Saturday over incumbent President Donald Trump, paving the way for the country to begin rebuilding reproductive health care and freedoms at the federal level.

Nov. 7, 2020