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As I mentioned yesterday, the Iowa House voted today on a bill that would ban, not only gay marriage, but domestic partnerships and civil unions in the state. The bill unfortunately passed through the House by a 62-37 vote. The bill now heads to the Senate where, if passed, it will but put on the Iowa ballots for a public vote as early as 2013.

Hate may be on the horizon, but it is young people like 19-year-old Zach Wahls (who spoke beautifully before Congress about his two moms) that continually put bigots on the eventual loosing end of this battle. Do yourself a favor and take a minute to listen to Wahls’ electrifying speech below:

 

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Comments on: "Iowa House passes anti-gay amendment" (1)

  1. That’s awesome. What a very well-spoken young man, and what an ally!

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