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: