Cases and Issues
Protecting Life in Iowa
The Kirkwood Institute is fighting to protect life in Iowa after historic court victories that restored the ability of lawmakers to protect life. Read more.
Fighting Racial Discrimination
The Kirkwood Institute is suing the City of Cedar Rapids over its racially discriminatory ordinance establishing a citizen police review board. Read more.
Protecting Free Speech on Campus
The Kirkwood Institute fought to protect a University of Iowa graduate student from having his First Amendment rights violated. Read more.
Reforming Open Enrollment
All Iowa school children deserve the same opportunity to succeed. That's why Kirkwood Institute worked to reform Iowa's open enrollment laws to help people like Maria. Read more.
Giving Iowans Choices for Healthcare
The Kirkwood Institute is suing to end Iowa's competitor's veto law that reduces options for families wanting a midwife for their baby's birth Read more.
Fighting for Economic Opportunity
The Kirkwood Institute sued to prevent the state from standing in the way of people earning an honest living. Occupational licensing laws are harmful to all Iowans. After we sued, the Iowa Legislature changed the law. Read more.
Keeping Government Honest
The Kirkwood Institute is holding State Auditor Rob Sand accountable by suing for access to public records. Read more.
Protecting Iowa's Elections
Our voting system should promote confidence by making sure every eligible voter can participate and that the process is transparent. Kirkwood Institute worked with law makers to improve Iowa's election laws. Read more.