Tag Archives: Iowa

Judge Blocks Iowa Book Ban, ‘Don’t Say LGBTQ’ Law


Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked key parts of what critics called a “sweeping Iowa law that seeks to silence LGBTQ+ students, erase any recognition of LGBTQ+ people from public schools, and bans books with sexual or LGBTQ+ content.” Judge Stephen Locher determined that none …

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Trump Blasts DeSantis, Other Rivals In Iowa

President Donald Trump in Iowa

Jay Waagmeester, Iowa Capital Dispatch Former President Trump, rallying supporters in Ottumwa, Iowa, focused on other 2024 presidential candidates, especially Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, for much of his time on stage. Trump’s trip to Ottumwa is the first stop on his October tour around Iowa. According to fivethirtyeight.com, Trump leads …

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DeSantis Courts Republican Voters In Weekend Trip To Iowa

Gov. Ron DeSantis

Jared Strong, Iowa Capital Dispatch Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wooed Iowa Republicans on Saturday by drawing parallels between the two states, especially in regard to newly passed legislation that restricts what can be taught in schools and that prohibits gender-affirming surgeries for minors. “The survival of our American experiment requires …

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