In Protecting Faith & Freedom
Interfaith Alliance of Iowa celebrates religious freedom by promoting the positive and healing role of religion in public life, encouraging committed community activism, challenging extremism, and defending the rights and freedoms of all Iowans.
Celebrating Religious Freedom
Protecting Iowa’s rich diversity of religious expression; ensuring that the influence of government and religious entities remain separate.
Creating a Welcoming State
Ensuring equality for all people in keeping with Iowa’s long heritage of leadership in civil rights.
The owner of a venue there refused to rent her banquet hall to two men who planned to marry. The denial of service at this public accommodation was based on the owner’s deeply held religious beliefs. As she stated, does she not have the right to make a decision for her business based on her religious belief? Well, in Iowa, the short answer is no......
A 501(c)(4) organization. Contributions to Interfaith Alliance of Iowa Action Fund are NOT tax-deductible.
Connie Ryan Terrell leads the statewide Interfaith Alliance of Iowa as its Executive Director since 2002.
Encouraging Committed Community Activism
Empowering each person to make a difference in the political process by providing educational and advocacy resources.