Iowa panel backs putting gay marriage ban to vote
The House Judiciary Committee approved the measure on a 13-8 vote, sending the measure to the full House for debate.
Earlier, a subcommittee of that panel voted 2-1 in favor of the resolution.
House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer, R-Garner, says the full House could take up the resolution within a few days, but next week is more likely.
Republicans control the House on a 60-40 margin, and top le...
Sioux City Journal • Jan 25, 2011