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April 11, 2024

DES MOINES—Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird today released the following statement regarding Iowa’s defense of the Heartbeat Law at the Iowa Supreme Court: “No right is more sacred than the right to life. Today, my office made our case in the Iowa Supreme Court to defend Iowa’s heartbeat law, which...

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April 10, 2024

DES MOINES—Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird today led a 13-state coalition in a lawsuit to pull the plug on Biden’s electric vehicle handout and defend ethanol. In Biden’s most recent attack in the war on gas vehicles, he is creating a rule that overstates the efficiency of electric cars by...

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April 10, 2024

DES MOINES—Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird today released the following statement, applauding Governor Kim Reynolds for signing a Texas-style immigration law that increases penalties for illegal reentry: “Biden’s border crisis makes every American less safe. With drug cartels operating on both sides of the border, suspected terrorists flooding into our...

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April 9, 2024

DES MOINES—Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird today joined Governor Reynolds for the signing of a law to increase transparency, penalties, and reporting for foreign ownership of Iowa farmland. Attorney General Bird released the following statement in response: “Iowa farmland belongs in the hands of Americans. Today’s bill signing ensures valuable...

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April 4, 2024

DES MOINES—Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird today announced a victory against the Biden Administration’s Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) mandate that forces business to track and report greenhouse gas emissions. Attorney General Bird led 25 states in securing a temporary, nationwide block on Biden’s extreme climate mandate while the lawsuit...

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April 4, 2024

DES MOINES—Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird today issued a warning to Iowans about the growing threat of grandparent scams. Iowa has experienced an influx in reported grandparent scams, particularly in the Eastern part of the state. Grandparent scams are when scammers target seniors and manipulate them to believe their loved...

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April 2, 2024

DES MOINES—Today, Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird defeated the Biden Administration in federal court, halting Biden’s illegal highway emissions mandate that attempted to drive gas-powered vehicles off the road. The mandate required every state to set emissions restrictions for vehicles traveling on national highways. The Federal Highway Administration rule would...

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April 1, 2024

DES MOINES—Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird joined a 27-State coalition in a brief, urging the United States Supreme Court to reject Illinois’s unconstitutional ban on AR-15s and other semi-automatic rifles. In 2023, Illinois passed a law that banned the manufacture, importation, sale, and ownership of so-called “assault weapons,” including AR-15...

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March 29, 2024

DES MOINES–Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird today announced an 11-state lawsuit challenging President Biden’s second attempt at unconstitutional student debt cancellation. Attorney General Bird took Biden to court as part of a 2022 lawsuit challenging his earlier student debt scheme. The lawsuit accused the Biden Administration of illegally canceling $430...

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March 21, 2024

DES MOINES—Today, the Court chose Iowa to lead the nationwide lawsuit against Biden’s latest green scheme. Biden’s climate mandate forces businesses to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions, attempts to influence investments based on climate change theories, requires businesses to disclose climate-related risks, and makes businesses release a plan to adapt...

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