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Iowa Denies Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

The Iowa House Judiciary Committee ruled in favor of a bill opposing same-sex marriages. The law denies legal recognition of same-sex marriages obtained in another state. Anti-gay forces cite worries that traditional marriage will be devalued as reasons for the law.

The University of Iowa’s student government passed their own resolution the next day supporting legal gay and lesbian marriages.

Feminist News Stories on Same-Sex Marriage

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PlanetOut - February 19, 1998

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