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Iowa Senate agrees to strike the word “retarded” from state law

The Iowa Senate unanimously agreed today to change some unsavory terminology in its code.

References to mental retardation as “retarded” in Iowa’s law would be replaced with “intellectual disability.”  The Iowa House still has to approve the bill.

Read the bill here.

See how lobbyists weighed in on the measure.

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