Iowa ‘Personhood’ Bill (HF 297)

This law was last updated on Sep 6, 2018


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Iowa

Number

HF 297

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Feb 14, 2017

Topics

Personhood

Full Bill Text

www.legis.iowa.gov

HF 297 would recognize that life is valued and protected from the moment of conception, and each life, from that moment, is accorded the same rights and protections guaranteed to all persons by the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Iowa, and the laws of Iowa.

The bill would prohibit the Iowa supreme court from having appellate jurisdiction over the provisions of this Act.

Related Legislation

Companion bill to SF 253.

Similar to SF 417, which failed to pass in 2015.

Similar to HF 171, HF 138, SJR 10, and HJR 12, all of which failed to pass in 2013.

 


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