Some things just get better with age. Wine. Cheese. Betty White. And gay marriage in Iowa.
This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the Iowa State Supreme Court decision, Varnum v. Brien, which legalized same-sex marriage in Iowa. The unanimous decision in Varnum, which said that Iowa's equal protection clause guaranteed the right of gay and lesbian couples to full marriage equality, sent a few shock waves 'round the country. Iowa became the first state outside of the east or west coast to legalize same-sex marriage, and the decision also kickstarted a marriage equality movement that would eventually lead to victories in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine (albeit short-lived), and Washington, D.C.
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