“This is an unconstitutional ruling and another example of activist judges molding the Constitution to achieve their personal political ends. Iowa law says that marriage is between one man and one woman. If judges believe the Iowa legislature should grant same sex marriage, they should resign from their positions and run for office, not legislate from the bench.
“Now it is the Iowa legislature’s responsibility to pass the Marriage Amendment to the Iowa Constitution, clarifying that marriage is between one man and one woman, to give the power that the Supreme Court has arrogated to itself back to the people of Iowa. Along with a constitutional amendment, the legislature must also enact marriage license residency requirements so that Iowa does not become the gay marriage Mecca due to the Supreme Court’s latest experiment in social engineering.” Iowa state Rep. Steve King, writing on his official state site.
Another “gay marriage Mecca”? OH NOES! If you are an Iowa resident, please visit this action page and tell Gov. Culver that you support the decision of his state’s Supreme Court. Be sure to mention this study which suggests that Iowa could see $160M pumped into its economy over the next three years from gay couples rushing in from nearby states to marry.