Iowa to Revoke Marriage Equality? (GayRights)
First, Iowa same-gender couples couldn’t get married, then they could, and now the right might be taken away. I think I’m suffering from some Prop 8 déjà vu here.
Iowa Republicans are pushing a measure to revoke marriage rights from same-gender couples. Not only will marriage be off the table, civil unions and domestic partnerships will also not be recognized by the state. If this passes, Iowans would be able to vote on an anti-marriage constitutional amendment as early as 2013.
House Joint Resolution 6 states, “Marriage between one man and one woman shall be the only legal union valid or recognized in this state.” 56 of 60 House Republicans co-signed the bill. No Democrats signed the bill, but the GOP is the one running the House.
Complete article at Gay Rights : http://bit.ly/epa0dN