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Special Interest Groups

Iowa Special Interest Groups

Project Vote Smart reports on performance evaluations from all special interest groups who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. If you know of a group that provides ratings not included here, please contact us at ratings@votesmart.org.

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Abortion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2004 N/A Iowa Right to Life Committee

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2004 N/A Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
N/A N/A Planned Parenthood Voters of Iowa

Agriculture and Food

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A Iowa Corn Growers Association

Business and Consumers

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2010 2012 Iowa Association of Business and Industry
2012 2012 Iowa National Federation of Independent Business

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa
2001 N/A Gay Rights Information

Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A American Conservative Union (Iowa State Legislature)

Environment

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2010 2012 Iowa Sierra Club

Guns

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 N/A Iowa Gun Owners of America
2014 2014 National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

Health and Health Care

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Planned Parenthood Voters of Iowa

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2008 2012 Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2007 N/A Iowa Family Policy Center

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2001 N/A Gay Rights Information
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