abortion amendment

Senate approves proposed constitutional amendment on abortion

BY: - May 19, 2021

Both the House and Senate have passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would make explicit that the Iowa Constitution does not recognize a right to abortion. The amendment reads: “To defend and protect unborn children, we the people of the State of Iowa declare that this Constitution does not recognize, grant, or secure a right […]

House approves abortion amendment with new language

BY: - May 18, 2021

The Iowa House voted in favor of a proposed constitutional amendment that would make explicit that the state does not “recognize, grant, or secure a right to an abortion.”  But the House did not adopt previous changes the Senate made in the language of the amendment, leaving the measure’s fate uncertain. Republican advocates for the […]