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10/31/2011

Cindy Golding: Iowa won't stop wasting time until you allow Republicans to waste time putting civil rights before majority whims

by Jeremy Hooper

Both Democrat Liz Mathis and Republican Cindy Golding agree that, as they campaign for a state Senate seat in Iowa's 18th District, few locals are asking them about same-sex marriage. But Golding has mega-financing coming in from the National Organization For Marriage (among others), so of course she's going to make an mountain out of a constitutionally sound, fairly-decided molehill:


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The state's not going to get past it until the GOP manages to take court-tested civil rights and put them before the whims of a public referendum, forcing certain citizens to sit around and suffer the indignity of having their tax-paying residency subjected to a popularity contest? Well gee, Cindy Golding, what's your cure for lazy Sunday boredom -- casting stones at your neighbor's window in hopes that the ensuing sparring might prove more interesting than the previously instated peace?

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