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Discussion: Civil Rights and Change in the Iowa Constitution (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 7:16 PM

Discussion: Civil Rights and Change in the Iowa Constitution (#224)
The Iowa Constitution and the early history of civil rights legislation in Iowa are explored, in light of the current Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. 16:47 Read More »

Web Exclusive: Iowa Constitutional History and Same Sex Marriage (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 7:15 PM

Web Exclusive: Iowa Constitutional History and Same Sex Marriage (#224)
This is a continuation of the discussion about the Iowa Constitution and the early history of civil rights legislation in Iowa are explored, in light of the current Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. 13:55 Read More »

Early Decisions in the Constitution of Iowa (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 7:05 PM

Early Decisions in the Constitution of Iowa (#224)
The Iowa Constitution and the early history of civil rights legislation in Iowa are explored, in light of the current Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. 03:17 Read More »

Iowa Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Decision (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 12:47 PM

Iowa Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Decision (#224)
As we discuss the long-term trends of Iowa Constitution-based civil rights, here are some clips from the Iowa Supreme Court decision about same-sex marriage rights. Read More »

Constitution of Iowa - History of Civil Rights in Iowa (#224)

posted on April 23, 2009 at 12:22 PM

Constitution of Iowa - History of Civil Rights in Iowa (#224)
Full Program: The Iowa Constitution and the early history of civil rights legislation in Iowa are explored, in light of the current Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. 27:46 Read More »

Iowa Supreme Court: A History of Civil Rights in Iowa (#224)

posted on April 20, 2009 at 11:43 AM

Iowa Supreme Court: A History of Civil Rights in Iowa  (#224)
Full Program: A look at Iowa's history of Supreme Court rulings - dealing with rights for minorities and women. 28:10 Read More »

Iowa Civil Rights: A Constitutional and Legislative Timeline (#224)

posted on April 14, 2009 at 5:59 PM

Iowa Civil Rights: A Constitutional and Legislative Timeline (#224)
The court documents before the Iowa Supreme Court's recent decision about same-sex marriage included a detailed look at the history of civil rights in Iowa, both legislatively and in the Supreme Court. This is a thumbnail look at some of the... Read More »

Iowa News Analysis: April 2, 2009 (#221)

posted on April 3, 2009 at 3:57 PM

Radio Iowa news director Kay Henderson talks with host Paul Yeager about the wild week at the Iowa Legislature regarding tax legislation, and speculates about the news from the Iowa Supreme Court on their ruling on gay marriage in Iowa. Read More »

What Harm is Caused by Same Sex Marriages? (#0)

posted on December 16, 2008 at 4:20 PM

What Harm is Caused by Same Sex Marriages?  (#0)
The Iowa Supreme Court heard lawyers discuss the constitutionality of a law that requires marriage to be only between two people of the opposite sex. The suit contends that this is unfair to same sex couples. The hearing took place Tuesday,... 02:22 Read More »

Will allowing same sex marriages lead to allowing multiple-partner marriages? (#0)

posted on December 16, 2008 at 4:20 PM

Will allowing same sex marriages lead to allowing multiple-partner marriages?  (#0)
The Iowa Supreme Court heard lawyers discuss the constitutionality of a law that requires marriage to be only between two people of the opposite sex. The suit contends that this is unfair to same sex couples. The hearing took place Tuesday,... 04:37 Read More »

Why Call Same Sex Unions Marriage? (#0)

posted on December 16, 2008 at 4:20 PM

Why Call Same Sex Unions Marriage?  (#0)
The Iowa Supreme Court heard lawyers discuss the constitutionality of a law that requires marriage to be only between two people of the opposite sex. The suit contends that this is unfair to same sex couples. The hearing took place Tuesday,... 03:14 Read More »

The State of Immigration (Full Program) (#107)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The State of Immigration (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: What is immigration’s real impact on the state? In this edition of Assignment Iowa, we hear from those who study it, those who control it, and those who live it, on immigration’s economic, educational and social implications, as well as what... 27:49 Read More »

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