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Sen. Joe Bolkcom

Des Moines

Iowa Senate OKs Bill To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

The 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.

03/18/2015

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Medical Marijuana Bill Likely Dead In Iowa Legislature

A 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.

03/04/2013