Category Archives: Fairness

Fairness goes beyond Due Process, but Due Process is an element.

What IS the Age of Maturity?

A recent question in CityView, a Des Moines alternative newspaper, asked readers: “Should the minimum age to purchase tobacco products be raised to 21 in Iowa?”  All sorts of answers ensued.  One reader said tobacco should be outlawed and marijuana … Continue reading

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How much does it cost to buy a constitutional amendment?

How much do you think it would cost to amend the Iowa Constitution? To fund an amendment to the U.S. Constitution? Or, the constitutions of all 50 states? What staggering amount would you have to cough up to amend all … Continue reading

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Flaws in the Laws: Part I – Employment Drug Testing

Prior to 1987, there was no law that regulated drug testing of employees or applicants for employment in Iowa.  Employers were free to test an employee, or an applicant for employment, for any drug or substance with impunity.  Since 1987, … Continue reading

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Rock The Boat

Sometimes you win; sometimes you lose; and sometimes you win losing. The latter is what happened to Lead Is Poison Coalition (LIP-C) on Tuesday morning, September 8, 2015. ARC 2087C is a proposed rule (Intended Action) that amends “the season … Continue reading

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Bill

He didn’t use his biblical mastery to pummel unbelievers. He simply lived the example. Continue reading

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It’s Not The Onion

Who can you trust for reliable news nowadays? Continue reading

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