gay blood ban

News: FDA Reveals New Guidelines on Blood Ban

The Advocate: FDA Reveals New Guidelines on Blood Ban Excerpt: The modification of what the FDA called an “indefinite deferral,” or ban, for all MSM stopped short of what other countries have done in lifting what the Human Rights Campaign calls a “medically and scientifically unwarranted” policy. Commentary: Unfortunately, this was not a surprise from […]

Young Conservatives Freedom to Marry

The Culture War Continues

This week, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments on the legality of gay marriage in this country. But not if Iowa Representative Steve King has anything to say about it. Last week King introduced a bill to bar federal courts from hearing any cases related to the definition of marriage. The Huffington Post […]

Richard Dedor Statement

Statement: HJR 4 is a Step Backwards for Iowa

FEBRUARY 9, 2015, WEST DES MOINES, IOWA — Political activist and author of the recently released, “Renewing America’s Promise,” Richard Dedor has released the following statement regarding Iowa House Joint Resolution 4: “After nearly six years and hundreds of marriages between loving and committed couples, House Joint Resolution 4 represents the worst of Iowa. It […]

Iowa Windmills

Gay Marriage Debate Continues in Iowa

Despite a Supreme Court ruling back on April 3, 2009, a bill was introduced in the Iowa House, HJ4 by 12 members which reads: A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa specifying marriage between one man and one woman as the only league union that is valid or […]