Tag Archives: Iowa

Romney Senior Advisor Backs Marriage

Former Romney campaign senior advisor Dave Kochel has endorsed marriage equality as part of an Iowa event intended to draw young people to the Republican Party. Kochel helped to organize an event for the Iowa Republicans for Freedom. Monday, January 28th, the group will sponsor an event with Ken Mehlman, a former Republican National Committee Chairman and key adviser to …

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Iowa Hate Group: We Had A Great Year

Translation: “Yeah, we pretty must lost every single battle, but hey, shit happens. Send us more money!”

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Iowa’s Justice Wiggins WINS Retention

All of those “Dump Wiggins” bus tours and nasty television ads by NOM and the FRC did little to convince Iowa’s voters, who today resoundingly affirmed their faith in Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins by an almost ten-point margin.  Ooh, this one’s really gotta hurt!

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AFER’s Matt Baume Reports On Battle To Unseat Gay-Friendly Iowa Justice

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Iowa Hate Group Posts “Highlights Reel” Of Fight To Unseat Pro-Gay Judge

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IOWA: Jindal Shills For NOM’s Hate Tour

As always, the audience is in the tens. (Via Good As You)

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IOWA: Hate Group Launches Bus Tour To Unseat Pro-Gay Supreme Court Justice

Iowa’s Family Leader hate group is launching a statewide bus tour which will demand that voters unseat state Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins for his blasphemous crime of upholding the civil rights guaranteed all Americans by the U.S. Constitution.

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Romney Launches Swing State Ads

Here’s the one targeted at Iowa.

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Zach Wahls Speaks At The DNC

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Christians Must Vote For Christians, Part 4

This one is from the Iowa hate group, Family Leader.

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IOWA: NOM Pledges $100K To Oust Justice That Backed Same-Sex Marriage

Three of the seven Iowa Supreme Court judges that unanimously approved marriage equality in 2009 were unseated the following year with the help of heavily-funded out of state hate groups. Yesterday NOM announced that they will donate $100,000 to this year’s attempt to boot a fourth judge. Via Quad City Times: “This is about freedom, not just about marriage,” [Bob] …

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Paul Ryan Heckled At First Solo Event

Ryan pointed the hecklers out to the cops who then dragged them away from the stage. Freepers and Breitbarters are already claiming the Obama campaign paid the hecklers to be there.

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IOWA: Ron Paul Follower Declares Herself To Be U.S. Senator Of Parallel Government

The crackpottery of the Ron Pauliverse just hit new heights of batshittery. A Republican state Senate candidate in Iowa has decided to bow out of the race and become a U.S. senator of an alternative form of government. In a letter released Friday, Randi Shannon informs supporters of her new position as “U.S. Senator in the Republic of the United …

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IOWA: Hate Groups Concede That Their Battle To Overturn Marriage Is Failing

ABC News reports that even Iowa’s most ardent opponents to same-sex marriage are glumly conceding that the likelihood of a repeal is fading away. The shifting views come as a bitter disappointment for the state’s prominent Christian conservative community which has long bridled at Iowa’s status as a gay rights haven in the heartland — the only place outside the …

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Iowa Methodists Back Gay Rights

Some of them do, at least. Hundreds of Iowa Methodists signed protest documents at their annual conference Sunday declaring they are prepared to buck the leadership of their church on matters concerning gays and gay marriage. A group called Do No Harm Iowa has gathered as many as 500 signatures — including those of about 70 pastors — in response …

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Iowa Supreme Court Justice: I Won’t Let The Hate Groups Bully Me

“If someone wants to attack me, I’m not going to let them bully me. If asked to, I’ll speak up for myself. The others didn’t do that last time. I will. [snip] The court has sort of changed the way it did business since the last retention vote. We’re more open, we’re more transparent, and we’ve made a huge effort …

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IOWA: Ousted Pro-Gay Judges To Receive Kennedy Profile In Courage Award

Just in from Freedom To Marry… Three years after the unanimous Iowa Supreme Court decision affirming the freedom to marry, three former justices ousted in a retention election following the ruling will receive the prestigious 2012 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on Monday, May 7. Caroline Kennedy will present the award to former Iowa Chief Justice Marsha Ternus …

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IOWA: Sioux City Newspaper Devotes Front Page To Stopping Anti-Gay Bullying

JMG reader Alan points us to this AP story: In a rare and forceful act of advocacy, an Iowa newspaper devoted the entire front page of its Sunday edition to an anti-bullying editorial after a gay teen committed suicide. Relatives have said 14-year-old Kenneth Weishuhn Jr. suffered intense harassment, including threatening cellphone calls and nasty comments posted online, after coming …

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Iowa Hate Group Backs Starbucks Boycott

Bob Vander Platts, whose Family Leader hate group asked GOP candidates to pledge that black people fared better under slavery, has joined in NOM’s embarrassingly failed boycott of Starbucks.UPDATE: Good As You points out that the above is merely an edited reposting of an earlier Vander Platts video in which he outrageously lied that Starbucks had literally declared that “God’s …

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Iowa Celebrates Three Years Of Marriage

(Via Good As You)

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