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🚨🚨Hey Iowans!! 🚨🚨

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This bill goes to the FLOOR tomorrow so get in those phones now!!!!

Remember the Passport Ban Bill from last May??

Yeah…. It’s back. The Medical Privacy and Freedom Bill is essentially Passport Ban Bill 3.0.

We are sad to report that the Medical Privacy and Freedom Bill has been altered and is now barely recognizable. We understand that there is a refining process and have made it clear we’d be happy to talk about concerns and amendments. However, there isn’t a shred of protection left for Iowans and it is appalling.

We are sad to report that it has been added to a mega bill and many of the pillars, which would have provided much needed protection for iowans, isn’t there:

⚪️Employers can still ask for and store health information
⚪️There’s no teeth or protection against discrimination (i.e. it is just a fine if they fire someone based on vaccination status but no enforcement on anything else)

More details to come on those specifics but to say we are disappointed in the extreme alterations is a massive understatement.

After what Iowans have been through and the massive amount of in-person efforts at rallies and protests, after all the phone calls made and emails sent to elected officials… Iowans’ freedoms are being neglected, compromised, and treated as a bartering chip trading a tiny amount of freedom on one issue by removing our freedom on another.

The best course of action at this point is to call House Majority Leader Matt Windschitl and Speaker Pat Grassley and tell them Iowans deserve better!!! They should pull the bill and do it right!!!

Call your House Representative and tell them and ask them to vote no, and to do it right!

Capitol phone: 515-281-3221

The bill: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislation/BillBook?ga=89&ba=Hf2279

The amendment that now includes amending passport ban bill: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislation/BillBook?ga=89&ba=H-8136

This bill goes to the FLOOR tomorrow so get in those phones now!!!!

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