Category Archives: Choice

Republicans Vote To Defund Planned Parenthood

They Take a Stand Opposed By 75% of Iowa Iowa House Republicans again this year inserted an amendment to defund Planned Parenthood from any state funding. This is a truly unpopular issue with Iowans. As Beth Wessel-Kroeschell is quoted in … Continue reading

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Abortion: Legal But Full Of Punishment

Chris Matthews stirred a real pot of controversy Wednesday night when he asked Donald Trump what the punishment for having an abortion should be if and when Trump becomes president and abortion is made illegal in the United States. Trump … Continue reading

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I’ll Just Leave This Here

For everyone to think about:

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Another Judicial Retention Fight Next Year?

Wouldn’t you have thought that after 3 judges were replaced by the new Terry Branstad that he and his party would pretty much get their way in the Iowa Supreme Court? Thus after appointing all the members of the Iowa … Continue reading

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IDP Statement on Iowa Supreme Court Decision Affirming Women’s Right to Healthcare

For Immediate Release June 19, 2015 Contact: Josh Levitt jlevitt@iowademocrats.org IDP Statement on Iowa Supreme Court Decision Affirming Women’s Right to Healthcare DES MOINES – IDP Chair Dr. Andy McGuire issued the following statement in response to a ruling by … Continue reading

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What A Merry-Go-Round

1, 2, 3 BYE! Well as I sit here on Tuesday a new game is being born. Who Goes First? Herman Cain? Joe Paterno? Sylvio Berlusconi? Any or all could be off the media map before this gets posted Sunday. … Continue reading

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Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap

Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap by Paul Deaton [Editors' Note: Following is a weekly recap of stories from Des Moines that came through the Weekend Editor's in-box in the twelfth week … Continue reading

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Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap

Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap by Paul Deaton[Editors' Note: Following is a weekly recap of stories from Des Moines that came through the Weekend Editor's in-box in the sixth week of … Continue reading

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Obama Outlines Areas Where He Can Act Quickly

Obama Outlines Areas Where He Can Act Quickly According to the Washington Post, areas where Obama can quickly reverse Bush's executive orders are coming to light:1.  stem cell researchRep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) said that during Obama's final swing through her … Continue reading

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Here they go again.

Here they go again. By Planned Parenthood of IA We should be used to the Bush Administration formula by now: erode civil rights, violate millions of people, and then lie about it.  They have nearly perfected it. We have seen it in … Continue reading

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