Postedon Jan 12, 2011 at 11:30 am
Maryland is poised to become the sixth state to legally honor the marriages of same-sex couples as proponents say they believe they have enough support to pass such a measure in the upcoming legislative session.
Postedon Jan 07, 2011 at 11:30 am
Bert Brandenburg: "For more than 200 years, a safety barrier has protected our nation's courts and our democracy. No matter how controversial the case or unpopular the ruling, no state or federal judge has been impeached for an opinion issued from the bench."
"In the next few months, that may change. The fight is being waged by political operatives in Iowa, but every state should be watching."
Postedon Dec 14, 2010 at 02:30 pm
The WCF Courier's editorial board points out that after scoring a victory of sorts when Iowa voters decided not to retain three Iowa Supreme Court justices last month, Bob Vander Plaats is at it again.
,br/>This time he's calling for the remaining four justices to step down from the state's high court. His request is in response to the court's unanimous April 2009 ruling that effectively legalized the freedom to marry in Iowa.
Postedon Dec 13, 2010 at 11:30 am
Iowa has been giving the country an odd civics lesson, one that seems to defy the rules you learned in school about honoring the respective roles of branches of government, and keeping religion and politics out of the judicial process.
Postedon Dec 09, 2010 at 01:45 pm
The demands of Bob Vander Plaats for Iowa’s remaining four Supreme Court justices to resign is vengeful and irresponsible, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa said today.
Postedon Dec 01, 2010 at 11:30 am
Since only five states in the country and Washington D.C. legally recognize the freedom to marry, gays and lesbians who don’t live in one of those places, must travel to tie the knot.
This means an uptick in travel and tourism to those five states and the nation’s capital.
Postedon Nov 22, 2010 at 02:00 pm
Freedom to Marry's Political Director, Sean Eldridge debates Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage on the ouster of three Iowa judges who were part of the historic decision that legalized marriage equality in that state.