Woman Says Pen Symbolizes Second Chance for Iowans

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill into law Wednesday that will now allow judges to keep juveniles' minor offenses confidential, meaning many Iowans will get a second chance.

Activists and leaders of the NAACP say they are thankful.

Channel 13’s Dave Price caught up with NAACP leader Betty Andrews after he noticed she was clinging to a pen.

Turns out, it was the same pen the governor used to sign the bill into law.

Watch the third segment of the Insiders to see why the pen holds such importance to Andrews.

On Part 4 of the March 13 Insiders, see what’s happening in Asia that makes some Iowans urge lawmakers to take action here.