Postedon Nov 09, 2010 at 01:00 pm
The New York Times editorial board: "Like the rest of this year’s political campaign, state judicial elections were awash in cash and blaring attack ads. The spectacle raises legitimate doubts about the impartiality of even the most respected judges."
Postedon Nov 08, 2010 at 12:00 pm
Despite the first two years of the Obama administration leaving progressives dissatisfied, Evan Wolfson points out: '"Even if we can’t get the political advances, we have a tremendous opportunity to do the public engagement work that absolutely needs to be done in order to lay the foundation for the defensive fights we might have to endure and for when the political climate changes."
Postedon Nov 08, 2010 at 08:00 am
Many of Freedom to Marry’s Voices for Equality figured prominently in the 2010 election cycle.
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Postedon Nov 05, 2010 at 09:00 am
Iowa's rejection of three state supreme court justices who ruled in favor of the freedom to marry underscored the growing electoral vulnerability of state judges as more and more are targeted by special interest groups, legal scholars and jurists said Thursday.
Postedon Nov 04, 2010 at 10:00 am
Despite sweeping GOP gains in Iowa government Tuesday, one Democratic senator will thwart efforts to allow Iowans a vote on the freedom to marry.
Postedon Nov 02, 2010 at 09:30 am
Iowa voters split just about evenly on whether to remove the state’s Supreme Court justices for their ruling last year to honor the marriages of same-sex couples, according to a new Des Moines Register poll.
Thirty-seven percent of likely voters say they’d vote to remove all three justices who are on the ballot this year, while 34% would vote to keep them. Another 10% say they would retain some.
Postedon Oct 28, 2010 at 11:00 am
The NOM-backed negative bus tour in Iowa calling for the ouster of three judges who ruled in favor of the freedom to marry is meeting with opposition everywhere it goes.
Postedon Oct 26, 2010 at 08:00 am
National conservative groups rolled out the "Judge Bus" tour on Monday. They plan to visit 45 counties over four days urging Iowans to vote 'no' on retaining the justices up for retention who supported the freedom to marry in Iowa. Meanwhile, supporters of the three judges will launch their own tour, "Homegrown Justice". They will also organize bus stops throughout the state countering the conservative voices.