WASHINGTON DC (June 11, 2020) — The Rutherford Institute delivered a strongly-worded rebuke to President Trump and members of his administration for invading, seizing, and occupying church property in violation of longstanding prohibitions against government encroachments on the free exercise of religion.

IOWA FALLS, IOWA (June 11, 2020)  With the cancellation of the 2020 

Every few years, some particular instance of a pervasive phenomenon police violence in the form of unjustified or at least highly-questionable killings "goes viral" with the result that America's cities explode in protest.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 11, 2020) The Iowa State Fair Board, the governing body who oversees the Iowa State Fair, today voted to postpone the 2020 Iowa State Fair until August 12-22, 2021, amid ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. The decision was made to protect the health and safety of all Fairgoers.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 10, 2020) Governor Reynolds has signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency. The proclamation, effective at 8AM on Friday, June 12, 2020, continues to ease restrictions on businesses and extends other public measures until Thursday, June 25, 2020.  It still encourages all vulnerable Iowans, in all counties, to continue to limit their activities outside of the home.

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” — George Santayana

Watch and see: This debate over police brutality and accountability is about to get politicized into an election-year referendum on who should occupy the White House.

Don’t fall for it.

Every four years without fail (and usually a little earlier in each quadrennial cycle), both "major" American political parties wind up and toss the same slow, fat pitch across the public's plate:

This is the most important presidential election of our lifetimes.

Maybe even the most important presidential election ever.

You gotta vote.

And this time, just like every other time, you can't risk voting for anyone but Candidate X.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 5, 2020) — The Davenport Public Library is excited to host three virtual visits on Zoom with award-winning and best-selling creator, LeUyen Pham on Saturday, June 13. Registration is required for each session. To register, please visit https://bit.ly/leuyen-event.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 5, 2020) — The Davenport Public Library will reopen all three locations beginning Monday, June 8. Eastern and Fairmount will resume normal hours and Main will be open Monday-Tuesday, 9AM-8PM, and Wednesday-Saturday, 9AM-5:30PM. All locations will be offering limited services at this time. The Richardson Sloane Special Collections Center will remain closed to the public.

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (June 4, 2020) — In a major victory for the First Amendment rights of churches to not be unfairly discriminated against in their efforts to worship in accordance with their religious beliefs, Delaware will no longer impose any mandatory COVID-19 restrictions on houses of worship beyond those that are g