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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Family Research Council Action and the National Organization for Marriage announced the "Judge Bus Tour" that next week will make 20 stops, travel over 1,300 miles, and pass through 45 of Iowa’s 99 counties.

Former Senator Rick Santorum, U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-IA), Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins, National Organization for Marriage President Brian Brown and other state and national leaders will urge Iowans to restore the constitution by voting "no retention" on activist judges who last year forced same-sex "marriage" on the state. The tour will kick off on Monday, October 25 at the state capitol and conclude at a Thursday evening rally in front of the Iowa Supreme Court building.

Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins made the following comments:

"The Iowa Supreme Court ruled as irrelevant millennia of tradition and the views of a large majority of Iowans that marriage is and always should be between one man and one woman. This is not the court’s role. The legislature makes the law. The governor executes the law. The job of the courts is to apply, not reinterpret, the law.

"If the Iowa Supreme Court will do this to marriage, every one of our freedoms, including gun rights and private property, is in danger of being undermined by activist judges who are unelected officials. Most Americans believe that government is out-of-control. Now is the time to take a stand against the radical judicial activism of the Iowa Supreme Court.

"On Election Day, we believe Iowans will vote to restore the constitution by voting ‘NO’ on activist judges Marsha K. Ternus, Michael J. Streit, and David L. Baker," concluded Perkins.

In 2010, these three judges who decided they knew better than the Iowa legislature and Iowan citizens will be up for a retention vote. In a retention election, voters decide whether a judge should be kept in office or removed from it. If a judge receives a simple majority of "yes" votes, the judge serves another full term. If a judge receives a simple majority of "no" votes, the judge is removed from office at the end of the year.

For a full schedule of the tour, visit www.judgebus.com or call the FRC Press office at (866) FRC-NEWS.

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