The Iowa Supreme Court ignores biology and common sense by ordering both names of a same-sex couple to be included on a birth certificate.
Tag: David Wiggins
It isn’t the money involved in a judicial retention vote, but judges who overstep their bounds that taints the judicial process in Iowa and elsewhere.
A new poll indicates that Iowa Supreme Court David Wiggins’ days on the bench may be numbered as those who will vote no now take the lead.
Former Iowa Speaker of the House Chris Rants says to vote yes on Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins retention. His logic has some flaws.
Iowa Judicial Retention Elections make Iowa’s Judicial System stronger, not weaker. Iowans must provide a check on judicial power when necessary.
The latest Public Policy Poll shouldn’t come as good news for Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins. They write: Iowans are evenly divided on retaining Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins. 38% say they would vote to retain him if the election was today while 38% say they would vote to end his time in office. That [...]
Former Pennsylvania Senator and Republican Presidential Candidate, Rick Santorum, spoke Saturday evening at The FAMiLY Leader’s Leadership Summit held at Point of Grace Church in Waukee, IA. After commending Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) as Mitt Romney’s VP pick, he said in an election that values voters “can’t take a pass on” that Iowa has four [...]
The FAMiLY Leader President and CEO, Bob Vander Plaats, announced at The FAMiLY Leader Leadership Summit this afternoon that he is relaunching the Iowans for Freedom Initiative which was successful in unseating three Iowa Supreme Court justices in 2010 to campaign against Justice David Wiggins retention. Justice Wiggins is the 4th of 7 Supreme Court [...]
By Dale Mastrone Rekha Basu, in her August 5, 2012, opinion piece in the Des Moines Register closed it with a statement “ …I’d love to be corrected..” In Ms Basu’s rant about what she claimed to be the GOP opening a door to a partisan judiciary because Iowa GOP Party chairman A.J. Spiker urged [...]
And the campaign to oust the fourth Iowa Supreme Court Justice who ruled in favor of same-sex marriage is off. Three justices, Marsha Ternus, David Baker and Michael Streit, were ousted in 2010 after an unprecedented majority voting no on retention. A.J. Spiker, the Chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa called on voters to [...]
Articles of impeachment were filed for Iowa Supreme Court Justices: Brent Appel, Mark Cady, Daryl Hecht and David Wiggins late Thursday afternoon. These are the four justices who were not on the ballot in November when three of their members lost their retention vote. The articles were sponsored by State Representatives Tom Shaw (R-Laurens), Dwayne [...]