McQuillan in a parking lot after he heard about the ruling on Thursday night. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser. Tanya Engling, 21, left, Kathryn Farber, 22, Tyler Dague, 19 and Tyler's mother, Leslie Dague, 41, gather inside the Dubuque County Courthouse entrance to show support for same-sex couples seeking marriage licenses on Monday. Subscribe to our free newsletters. Same-sex marriage could also have been banned by constitutional convention, which Iowa voters can initiate once a decade. Tearese Bomar, 22, looks towards the floor of the elevator as Shamera Page, 27, both of Davenport, wipes her eyes after their request for a waiver to the three day witing period on their marriage license was denied by Judge James E. Radio Iowa.
They were married a short time later.
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