Democrats in the Iowa Senate suggest one of Republican Governor Branstad’s picks for the board that governs the state universities may be too much of a “lightning rod” for controversy. Board of Regents nominee Robert Cramer — a construction company executive — is also chairman of the board for The Family Leader, an organization that seeks to ban same-sex marriage.
Senator says nominee would be “political poison” for Board of Regents (RadioIowa)
Hillary Clinton endorses gay marriage 'personally and as a matter of policy' (Guardian)
Video ahead of supreme court Doma hearing likely to add to speculation that Clinton plans 2016 presidential run
The former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton declared her support for same-sex marriage on Monday, bringing her into line with other potential Democratic candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination.
MN Gay-Marriage Bills Face Tight Vote In House And Senate (Queerty)
Bills legalizing same-sex marriage have cleared committee in the Minnesota Legislature, and now await full floor votes in the both the House and Senate.
Iowa Effort To Ban Gay Marriage Dies (OnTop)
A resolution which sought to amend the Iowa Constitution to ban gay marriage has died in the Iowa Legislature.
Friday was the last day lawmakers could act on Republican Senator Dennis Guth's proposed resolution.
New Sentencing Date in Nebraska Hate Crime Hoax Case (WOWT)
A judge has again delayed the sentencing of a Nebraska woman who pleaded no contest to faking an anti-gay hate crime.
Page 2 of 74