Category: Iowa

Invasion of Privacy

Change to ‘invasion of privacy’ law is needed to protect victims

In 2016, the Iowa Legislature unanimously passed an invasion of privacy bill that protected victims of peeping toms. However, their work is far from done, because this bill only provided changes to the Iowa law on trespassing. But a great deal of peeping-tom cases don’t involve trespass and are instead prosecuted under the law for invasion of privacy. Continue reading “Change to ‘invasion of privacy’ law is needed to protect victims”

IA Department of Public Health Provides Free Narcan Kits to the Public

IA Department of Public Health Provides Free Narcan Kits to the Public

Iowa is considered a low incidence state when it comes to the number of deaths involving opioids. However, the Department of Public Health’s Opioid Initiative Director, Kevin Gabbert, says the goal is for Iowa to be a no incident state. Which is why they partnered with the University of Iowa Healthcare to provide these Narcan kits to the public. The target for these kits aren’t the ones with the addiction, but the loved ones of the user. Continue reading “IA Department of Public Health Provides Free Narcan Kits to the Public”