The anti-gay marriage crowd in this state argues that the Iowa Supreme Court overstepped its bounds when it effectively legalized gay marriage two years ago. A handful of robed judges dictating law to the rest of the state is quintessential big government, they argue.
But former state Sen. Jeff Angelo is calling them out.
The Iowa Republican — who served in the Statehouse in the late-90s and 2000s — earlier this year launched Iowa Republicans for Freedom, a group of conservatives who support marriage rights for same-sex couples. Angelo argues that the state deciding whom you may marry is the real example of big government.
But I’m calling Angelo out: What’s really “big government” is state-sanctioned marriage itself.
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