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We must act to end senseless attacks against LGBTQ community

November 21st, 2022 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in response to a shooting that killed five people at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub:

“No matter where we’re from or who we love, we all deserve to feel safe in our communities. Today we mourn those killed in yet another senseless act of violence and call on hateful political rhetoric to stop.

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“No matter where we’re from or who we love, we all deserve to feel safe in our communities. Today we mourn those killed in yet another senseless act of violence and call on hateful political rhetoric to stop.

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Voters Will Decide 3rd Congressional District, Not Zach Nunn

November 9th, 2022 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in response to Zach Nunn claiming victory while votes are still being counted in Iowa’s third congressional district race:

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REPORT: Denying reproductive freedom denies economic freedom

October 27th, 2022 - Posted By: Progress Iowa

A new study from Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Healthcare shows the economic impact of abortion restrictions on Americans. 

“Iowans know that true freedom is the ability to get ahead by making the right decisions for ourselves and our families,” said Matt Sinovic, Executive Director of Progress Iowa. “But, MAGA Republicans like Kim Reynolds keep trying to control bodies and lives in Iowa by banning access to abortion. By doing so she would deny every Iowan access to economic freedom. Forcing people to give birth will put more folks under the poverty line, confine more victims in abusive relationships, and put more people at risk for more serious health conditions down the road. All consequences that Reynolds’ careless agenda refuses to acknowledge.”

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