08 Jul '12, 11am

Have Iowa's Anti-Gay Forces Lost the Marriage Battle? | Care2 Causes

Have Iowa's Anti-Gay Forces Lost the Marriage Battle? | Care2 Causes

For a long time now Iowa’s religious conservatives have wanted to roll back the clock on marriage equality but just as it looks like Republicans may have a shot at winning control of both legislative chambers, the political appetite for barring same-sex marriage seems to be waning. Reports the AP: But the legislative process would take at least two years, while public interest in the cause is declining. A Des Moines Register poll in February showed 56 percent of Iowans opposed an amendment banning same-sex marriage, up slightly from a year earlier. The results tracked with national opinion on the issue. Geddes, who is managing a handful of GOP statehouse campaigns, said internal polls in conservative Iowa districts show that less than 10 percent of Republican voters now consider overturning same-sex marriage a high priority. This is a marked swing from the mood of just a f...

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