Category Archives: ACLU

Know Your Photo And Video Rights In Iowa

During this critical time of citizen journalism, #Trumpresistance, and getting elected officials on record, it is imperative to know your photo and video rights in Iowa. Check out this info from ACLU-Iowa https://www.aclu-ia.org/en/news/your-photo-rights-iowa You have the right to photograph or … Continue reading

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Branstad Mixes State With Church, Creates A Bad Cocktail

Governor Branstad’s latest little in-your-face move of signing a proclamation calling on Iowans to participate in a bible reading marathon from June 30 to July 3rd in front of all 99 courthouses simultaneously is simply way out of bounds. Whatever … Continue reading

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ACLU Names Allen Honorees

(Editor’s Note: The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa created the Edward S. Allen award. Here is their release about the ceremony coming Oct. 2 in Des Moines). August 27, 2015 I’m excited to announce that we have named three … Continue reading

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Iowa Secretary Of State Matt Schultz May Be Held Accountable For Voter Purging

kcrg.com/Lawsuit-Challenging-Voting-Rules-Advances-in-Court A lawsuit that challenges the powers of the Iowa Secretary of State is advancing.  The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa (ACLU-Ia) and the League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa (LULAC) both say Secretary of State Matt … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday ACLU Edition.

OK, I was watching Jeopardy the other day. They had the ACLU as a category. Well, what could be a better category for a bunch of liberals and progressive than the group that will lead them into the worker’s paradise? … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Three Former Supreme Court Justices To Receive Noun Award at ACLU of Iowa Dinner

Iowa’s Three Former Supreme Court Justices To Receive Noun Award at ACLU of Iowa Dinner The ACLU Foundation of Iowa is proud to announce that the 2011 Louise Noun Award will be presented to the three former Iowa Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Workers Take Heat from ICE

Workers Take Heat from ICE By Marty Ryan, Legislative Director of the ACLU of Iowa. “They didn't get me for robbing or murdering.  They got me for working” Irma Hernandes, Postville resident and Agriprocessors employee Subcommittee meetings on bills during … Continue reading

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ACLU Sues Over Unconstitutional Dragnet Wiretapping Law

ACLU Sues Over Unconstitutional Dragnet Wiretapping Law By the ACLU Group Also Asks Secret Intelligence Court Not To Exclude Public From Any Proceedings On New Law’s Constitutionality The American Civil Liberties Union filed a landmark lawsuit Thursday to stop the … Continue reading

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