You know I am so sick of these liberal activist judges, imposing their "east coast" values, inspired by Hollyweird and Barbara Streisand, why don't they go back to their Ivory Towers and have lunch with Teddy Kennedy and Ward Churchill all day already.
Wait a minute -- Iowa?
The Iowa Supreme Court announced its ruling in a landmark same-sex marriage case Friday morning. Read Court's Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage (pdf)Doesn't anyone know the history of civil rights movements in America?
The justices ruled unanimously in favor of six same-sex couples who sought to get marriage licenses, but were denied.
The 69 page ruling means same-sex couples in Iowa can now get married under state law. The ruling said that the Iowa statute limiting civil marriage to a union between a man and a woman violates the equal protection clause of the Iowa Constitution.
The decision strikes the language from Iowa Code section 595.2 limiting civil marriage to a man and a woman. It further directs that the remaining statutory language be interpreted and applied in a manner allowing gay and lesbian people full access to the institution of civil marriage.
Same-sex couples will be allowed to get married under Iowa law in 21 days.
Come on Florida, what are we waiting for?