Iowa's Governor-Elect Wants Vote to Ban Gay Marriage, Criticizes Senate Leader (LGBTQNation)
Iowa’s Republican Governor-elect Terry Branstad has renewed his call for a statewide vote to ban gay marriage, and has called the Democratic State Senate Majority Leader a dictator for not allowing senators to take up the matter.
“Just because you’re a leader in the Legislature doesn’t mean you’re a dictator where you have the right to make a unilateral decision,” Branstad said, speaking Monday at a gathering organized by The Associated Press
He said state Senators should be given an opportunity to vote on the issue, but Senate Leader Michael Gronstal has promised to block efforts to amend the state constitution to ban same-sex marriage.
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