Tag Archives: domestic violence

Iowa Republicans Want No Background Checks For Abusers

Action alert from Iowa Senate Democrats:  Should domestic abusers be able to buy guns without a background check in Iowa? That’s been approved by the Iowa House and will be up for a vote in the Iowa Senate.  The Democratic … Continue reading

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Real Consequences Of Legislative Cuts To Services For Survivors

Email from Rob Hogg: Last night, I appeared at an event with Senator Kevin Kinney (D-Oxford), who shared with the audience his disappointment about the deep cuts (26 percent or $1.7 million) to state services for survivors of sexual assault … Continue reading

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Capitol Comments

Governor Branstad takes one tiny tiptoe forward with the Anti-Bullying Proclamation but then takes ten big stomps backward. FIRST, this week, Gov. Branstad proposed new rules (instead of legislation) allowing his administration to give $37 million dollars in tax exemptions … Continue reading

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