Conservatives Urge Iowa Senate To Elect Anti-Gay Marriage Leader (OnTop)
Social conservatives in Iowa are urging Democrats to elect new leadership in the Senate to help get a question regarding gay marriage on the ballot, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Senate Majority Leader Michael Gronstal has reiterated his vow to block any effort to place an amendment that defines marriage as a heterosexual union in the Iowa Constitution. Such a move would overturn last year's Iowa Supreme Court decision that brought gay marriage to the Midwest.
“I don't think I've really wavered on that subject,” he said. “I'm not going to write discrimination into the constitution.”
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