I’ll give them this much – they’re relentless. An Iowa state Senator is once again pushing to get the legislature to pass a repeal of the state’s marriage equality law, LGBTQ Nation reports:
A Republican state senator began the lengthy process Tuesday of forcing a statewide vote on gay marriage, proposing a constitutional ban that would require approval twice in the Iowa Assembly before it heads to voters. Same-sex marriage has been legal in Iowa since a unanimous 2009 state Supreme Court ruling, which found that a law limiting marriage to between a man and woman violated the state constitution’s equal-protection clause. But Sen. Dennis Guth (R-Klemme), said voters should get to decide whether gay marriage is permitted.
But fear not, at least not for now:
The effort has little chance of advancing since Democratic Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal , of Council Bluffs, has repeatedly blocked any debate of such an amendment since the court ruling.
One of these days they’ll give it up. Maybe.