Clerk says she was fired for views on justices; Republican lawmaker says that’s not true (DesMoinesRegister)
A Statehouse clerk for a Republican lawmaker says she was fired after posting Facebook messages about keeping politics out of the judicial system, according to the Iowa State Daily student newspaper.
Some of the world's top experts on the issue of HIV criminalization will participate in an online panel discussion Monday Feb. 7 from 12 p.m. to 1
The panel discussion will feature Sean Strub, the founding publisher of POZ magazine and senior advisor to the Center for HIV Law and Policy, Edwin Bernard, an author who has written extensively about the issue and runs the blog HIV Criminal Transmission; and Vanessa Johnson, an attorney and executive vice president of the National Association of People with AIDS. Catherine Hanssens, the executive director of the Center for HIV Law and Policy in New York City may also participate in the panel discussion.
Earlier this week, the Iowa House passed a resolution 6 that calls for a referendum on a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage
Democrats have since vowed to block it in the Iowa Senate.
- Iowa House OKs amendment to re-ban same-sex marriage
- King backs bill redefining rape in publicly funded abortion cases (IowaIndependent)
- Release: Iowa House Passes Amendment Seeking to Add Discrimination to Constitution (OneIowa)
- Iowa House passes HR6 (marriage amendment) 62-37
- Gay couple defend Iowa St. women’s basketball (Out Sports)
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