Insix same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses in Iowa filed a lawsuit in Polk County. Horton, the case in that upheld Proposition 8, by quoting Varnum. They plan to be married in Dubuque on May 3. Iowa's Democratic governor, Chet Culver, said he would review the decision before announcing his views. Mark Cady, writer of the decision: They essentially had the four bases.
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ByIowans had been sterilized under the statute. The Iowa case has been working its way through the court system since when Lambda Legal, a New York-based gay rights organisation, filed a lawsuit on behalf of six gay and lesbian Iowa couples who were denied marriage licenses. This ruling catapulted the state into a growing conversation around marriage equality and rights for LGBTQ people that would not see a federal resolution until the Supreme Court struck down gay marriage bans across the nation in Tell us what you think.