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Saturday, April 4, 2009

Plan to Marry


Even though it is being overshadowed by bigger news events and won't make anywhere near as much press as the Prop 8 battle in California, something about the gay marriage decision in Iowa feels very real, more personal and exciting for me. A state which is not my state, but is located directly adjacent to my state, and is not located in the very progressive Northeast or the very libertarian left coast but in the very heart of America, has decided that people like me should have equal access to marriage.

Here is a most awesome quote from the unanimous Iowa Supreme Court ruling: "We are firmly convinced the exclusion of gay and lesbian people from the institution of civil marriage does not substantially further any important governmental objective."

Damn straight.

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Anonymous April 24, 2009 at 11:30 AM  

Damn Straight. I was so excited when this happened and hope that the trend will continue. How anyone thinks that gay marriage can be restricted on Constitutional grounds is beyond me.

jeff m.

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And the world go around

Dreams full of promises
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faded memories
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