‘Kill the Racist Bills’ Initiative

Welcome, from the Advocates for Social Justice.

 

Thank you for showing interest in social justice reform and working to stop the racist and dangerous bills that are pushing through the Iowa State Legislature.

Follow these steps to ensure your voice is heard.

1. Read the Bills Here:  

Limiting Protestor’s Rights: SF497/SF534

Expanding Qualified Immunity: SF476

Anti-Defunding the Police: SF479

Ban of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Training: HF802 

Click here for our comprehensive rundown of these bills.

 

2.  Article’s Regarding the Bills:

Opinion | Iowa protest bill stifles free speech and assembly through harsh penalties

Iowa failed to deliver on police reform

 

3. Contact Governor Reynolds & Your Representatives

Find sample letters and major points of the bills here. 

Find the legislators we need you to contact here.

 

Please Note: The sample letters are basic and leave plenty of room for you to add your own voice and experiences, as well as the impact this bill will have on you. 

A form letter works, a personalized letter works BETTER. 

 

4. Sign this Petition:

Here is a link to the petition.  Keep the link on your phone, text to your customers, friends, biz associates, etc. Share, share, share!

 

5. Demonstrate at the Iowa State Capitol on the West side

Thursday, April 8th @ 11:30 AM 

Share the graphics attached below on your social media and to your mailing lists. Here is also a link to the graphics, as well as a map of the location.

 

If you can, call off work or school to attend the protest. We need YOUR voice.  Bring signs calling out Gov Reynolds and your legislators & get ready to be loud!

This is our best shot at putting visible pressure on the Governor to stop these bills.

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Please feel free to share this document! If you have any questions contact us at asj.blm.cr@gmail.com or text Angelina Ramirez at (623) 980-8467