Postedon Oct 01, 2010 at 03:00 pm
Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Marsha Ternus said Thursday that she and two other justices have no plans to launch a counter-campaign against gay rights opponents seeking to unseat them for supporting last year's unanimous decision legalizing the freedom to marry.
Postedon Sep 30, 2010 at 08:15 am
The New York Times editorial board criticizes campaigns against justices around the country, including an anti-gay campaign against the three Iowa Supreme Court justices who ruled in favor of marriage for lesbian and gay couples in the state.
Postedon Sep 29, 2010 at 12:00 pm
Tim Rutten criticizes out-of-state groups and individuals, such as the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage and prominent Utah Mormon, Alan Ashton, that have inserted themselves in campaigns against marriage equality in Iowa and California.
Postedon Sep 29, 2010 at 09:00 am
A new coalition aimed at retaining Iowa’s system of judicial appointments warned Monday that an “extremist” group from Mississippi is at the root of an effort to oust three justices from the state Supreme Court.
Postedon Sep 23, 2010 at 01:30 pm
An effort to oust three Iowa Supreme Court justices for their role in striking down Iowa's ban on the freedom to marry is at best "misguided" and at worst "an abuse" of the system, said the Polk County District Court judge who first ruled on the case.
Postedon Sep 20, 2010 at 11:00 am
Catholic Groups Funneled Millions to Fund Anti-Gay Marriage Initiatives in California, Maine.
Postedon Sep 10, 2010 at 12:15 pm
Three of the Supreme Court justices who struck down an Ohio state law denying the freedom to marry are facing "retention votes" this year, and conservatives are using the ruling against them.
The targeting of the Iowa justices has brought together a group of distinguished legal scholars and jurists who have spoken out in support of the beleaguered justices, among them Sandra Day O’Connor.
Postedon Sep 08, 2010 at 10:30 am
Iowa’s 18-month experience with marriages of same-sex couples has revealed striking similarities to traditional marriage and no discernible harm to it, according to an IowaWatch study.
Postedon Aug 10, 2010 at 08:00 am
One Iowa Executive Director Carolyn Jenison released the following statement today in response to an announcement by Bob Vander Plaats that he will launch a campaign to unseat three Iowa Supreme Court Justices.
The three Justices were part of the 7-0 unanimous ruling that cleared the way for the freedom to marry in Iowa.
Postedon Aug 03, 2010 at 08:00 pm
As NOM’s Summer for Marriage tour made its 15th stop today in Sioux City, Iowa, 53 NOM supporters gathered in a parking lot (for the third time on this tour!) for yet another “One Man, One Woman” marriage rally.