Tag Archives: equality

Rep. David Young Votes Against LGBT Protections

Iowa Republican David Young switched his vote at the last minute on an amendment that would have prevented federal contractors from getting government work if they discriminate against members of the LGBT community. The amendment was about to pass by … Continue reading

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Comment On Marriage Equality

Monday three Iowa judges (Marsha Thurness pictured left, David Baker and Michael Streit)  received the prestigious Profile In Courage Award from Caroline Kennedy for their part in the Varnum v. Brien decision legalizing marriage equality in Iowa. Wednesday President Obama … Continue reading

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IDPH Erasing Parents From Vital Records

From One Iowa: On February 8, 2012 Lambda Legal filed suit against the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) on behalf of Jenny and Jessica Buntemeyer, a married Iowa couple seeking an accurate death certificate for their stillborn baby, Brayden. … Continue reading

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