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Iowa freethinkers battle elements, religion at statehouse

Members of the Iowa Atheists and Freethinkers braved the cold on Sunday afternoon in order to remind state lawmakers to keep religious bias out of public policy. The event, dubbed as “One-One at One,” a reference to the Jan. 1 date and 1 p.m. meeting time, was not to request that state lawmakers stop practicing […]

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Confirmed: Arrest made at Occupy Des Moines

Although exact details remain sketchy, the Iowa State Patrol has confirmed that an arrest was made at an Occupy Des Moines demonstration late Sunday night, after demonstrators had been warned that staying on the Capitol grounds past 11 p.m. would constitute trespassing. No other details were offered by law enforcement, but social media networks and […]

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Occupy Iowa

From Wall Street to Main Street, Occupy Iowa wants a level playing field

It’s the 99 percent. Perhaps you’ve heard of them? They are the folks who did as they were asked, who followed the rules, who believed this really was a country where any Average Joe or Jane could make good. But as they peer over stacks of unpaid bills, commute to their second or third job […]

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Four candidates confirmed for religious conservative forum

The Family Leader, CitizenLink, NOM combining for Iowa event A coalition of religious conservative groups will join forces the weekend prior to Thanksgiving to present “A Family Discussion With the Republican Candidates” at a Des Moines church. Four of seven candidates have confirmed their participation. In an email message sent Friday to supporters, Bob Vander […]

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Monday night = you, me and Iowa’s most amazing Democratic women

What could be better than spending the evening with an exceptional group of Iowa Democratic women? For me, it would be getting honored by that same group of women for something I had a great time doing. Last fall, I helped DAWN’s List put together a seminar for Democratic women. My contribution included putting together […]

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