Iowa GOP Proposes Same-Sex Marriage Ban on 2013 Ballot (KCRG)
Fifty-seven Republicans legislators – 56 in the House and one senator – are proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit same-sex marriage.
Although the language is not identical, the two resolutions call for amending the Iowa Constitution to giving voters the opportunity to essentially reverse the 2009 Iowa Supreme Court decision striking down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
House Judiciary Committee chairman Rich Anderson, R-Clarinda, expects the bill to win committee approval next week and proceed to the House floor as soon as it is eligible.
“I don’t think we’ll dawdle,” House Speaker Kraig Paulsen, R-Hiawatha, said, noting Republicans consistently have said they would approve a resolution to put the issue on the ballot.
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