Tag Archives: Terry Branstad

Anti-Gay Iowa Governor Named Ambassador To China

Before he was even sworn-in back in 2010, the first thing Iowa Governor-Elect Terry Branstad did was call for a public referendum to repeal same-sex marriage. Three of the state Supreme Court justices that had upheld same-sex marriage in 2009 were voted out of office in the same election. And now, barring unlikely opposition in the Senate, he’s heading for ...

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Editorial Of The Day

From the Des Moines Register editorial board: At a press conference last week, Gov. Terry Branstad reiterated his long-held belief that Iowans should be allowed to vote on a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages. “It has been blocked in the Senate by the Senate leader,” the governor observed. “It’s up to the people to decide who they want to send ...

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