Iowa Senate OKs Bill To Ban Gay Conversion TherapyThe Senate has passed a bill that would ban mental health providers in Iowa from practicing therapy aimed at converting the sexual orientation of a minor. The Senate voted 26-24 Tuesday along a straight party line. It now heads to the House, where it's unclear what kind of support it will get.
Medical Marijuana Bill Likely Dead In Iowa LegislatureA proposal to legalize marijuana for medical use likely is dead for this session. A Senate subcommittee approved the bill Monday, but the panel's chairman says the proposal likely won't go further.