The City of Iowa City’s Office of Equity and Human Rights is hosting events focused on fair housing in April in honor of the 54th anniversary of the landmark Fair Housing Act of 1968.
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Community Mar. 31, 2022 10:41 am183d ago
Veterans For Peace Chapter #161 is sponsoring a community serial reading of Martin Luther King’s speech delivered on April 4, 1967: “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.” The reading will be held in front of the Congregational Church of Christ, 30 N. Clinton St., starting at 1 p.m. on Monday.
Although the bill doesn’t mention COVID-19, the bill, in general, would ban mask requirements as well as prohibit businesses and government entities from offering incentives to be vaccinated, and include penalties for policies resulting in “forced medical treatment.”
The Education Department announced Monday that it’s investigating five Republican-led states - Iowa, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah - that have banned mask requirements in schools, saying the policies could amount to discrimination against students with disabilities or health conditions.