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What A Proposed Amendment To The Iowa Constitution Means For Abortion Rights

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John Pemble
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IPR
State senators disagree on a proposed amendment that could open the door to abortion restrictions in the state.

On this episode of River to River, host Ben Kieffer and IPR statehouse reporter Katarina Sostaric speak with lawmakers from both parties about a proposed amendment to the Iowa Constitution that could open the door to more abortion restrictions within the state.

Legal scholar and the H. Blair and Joan V. White Chair in Civil Litigation at the University Of Iowa College Of Law Todd Pettys also joins the conversation, along with listeners who have questions and opinions about the proposed change. 

Guest:  

  • State Senator Claire Celsi, West Des Moines (D)
  • State Senator Jack Chapman, Adel (R)
  • Todd Pettys, Joan V. White Chair in Civil Litigation at the University Of Iowa College Of Law

Matthew is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River