03 April 2009

We love you, Iowa Supreme Court


As much as I rail against marriage as a deeply flawed patriarchal institution, I think anyone who wants to get married should be able to do so. I'm very happy--ecstatic, even, to live in the third state that allows same sex couples to marry.

Yay, Iowa Supreme Court! Amazing. Story below from the BBC:

Iowa's Supreme Court has ruled that a ban on same-sex marriages in the US state was unconstitutional.

The judges rejected an appeal against a lower court's 2007 ruling that the ban violated the rights of gay men and women in the state.

The case stems from a 2005 suit filed by a New York-based gay-rights group on behalf of six gay and lesbian couples.

Iowa now becomes the third US state to allow same-sex marriages after Connecticut and Massachusetts.

2 comments:

Stenographer said...

Go IOWA you fuckin' rock/are the shit. I always knew you had it in you. It's not that you are conservative you just need the facts and then make the smart and logical decision based on those facts. And in this case once again you made the right decision. Go Iowa Supreme Court!

Laura said...

Iowaaaaah,
Iowah,
Whoa Whoa Whoa Whoa
I-I-I
Iowa....

~Dar Williams