Thursday, August 30, 2007

Woo hoo!

A singular judge in Iowa makes my day. . .

Judge strikes down Iowa's same-sex marriage law

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Polk County judge on Thursday struck down Iowa's law banning gay marriage and ordered the county recorder to permit gay and lesbian couples to marry.

Less than two hours after word of the ruling was publicized, two Des Moines men applied at the Polk County recorder's office for a marriage license, and for the first time the application was accepted. The process of granting a license to marry in Iowa takes three days.

Read the article here. . .