Monday, April 6, 2009

UPDATE: Tell Iowa's Governor NOT to Amend the State's Constitution

UPDATE: According to Towleroad, Chuck Hurley, president of the Iowa Family Policy Center, has been making the rounds at Iowa's capitol, stirred up by Friday's supreme court ruling. With leading lawmakers Senate Majority Leader and Mike Gronstal and House Speaker Pat Murphy supporting the ruling, Hurley is setting his eyes on the governor who is currently reviewing the decision.


Because the governor has the authority to call a special session of the legislature to amend the constitution if he feels its necessary. And as stated below, he has a history of opposing same-sex marriage.

What can you do? As mentioned on this post at the bottom, you can contact the governor through Iowa One's letter campaign or directly at 515-281-5211.

Need a little motivation? Anger is a good source of it, so watch this:


Iowa's Democratic governor, Chet Culver, has a history of opposition to same-sex marriage. In light of Iowa's Supreme Court ruling that stated the ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, the governor released the following statement on his website:

"The decision released by the Supreme Court addresses a complicated and emotional issue, one on which Iowans have strong views and opinions on both sides. The next responsible step is to thoroughly review this decision, which I am doing with my legal counsel and the Attorney General, before reacting to what it means for Iowa." has started a Seven Days of Action campaign, with the first being a letter drive to the governor urging him not to amend the Iowa's state constitution.

Check out the rest of the actions at

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