June 17.2024.Hartsuch.v.Iowa.Boards.of.Medicine+Pharmacy.24-0226_ARBT_531915

Two cases are before the Iowa Supreme Court this week – one involving killing babies and the other killing germs.

I was born on August 13, 1961. This was the day that construction of the Berlin Wall began. It was a symbol of the Cold War. It cast a shadow upon the first 28 years of my life, as prime-time news images were burned into my memory of daring escapes, and of East German citizens tragically gunned down by East German soldiers.