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Iowa Constitutional Amendment Explained

Iowans’ right to abortion is on the line. The long fight to keep our right to abortion starts now. 

Feb. 12, 2021

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

We Can't Go Back: Helping Women Before Roe

"I remember the day I found out about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. WadeFor the first time, people across America—regardless of where they lived—had the constitutional right to access safe and legal abortion."

Jan. 22, 2021

We Won't Go Back: Crossing State Lines for an Abortion

"We had done everything we could to prevent another pregnancy while we were still settling into our newly expanded family. Some people want you to feel like this is a horrible decision. It was the right thing for our family. And it was a relief."

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