Pastor Cary Gordon said the Sioux City Council made a grave mistake appointing Scott Raasch to the Sioux City Human Rights Commission and should remove him.
Iowans for Freedom released their first TV ad to be aired statewide for their No Wiggins Campaign’s effort to oust Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins.
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.
Rick Santorum and Bobby Jindal will participate on a bus tour will focus on the “No Wiggins” ballot initiative in the upcoming Iowa judicial retention vote.
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 […]
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 […]
Jeff Mullen, the Lead Pastor of Point of Grace Church in Waukee, IA announced Sunday that he is throwing his hat in the ring and will run for the Iowa Senate in the newly redrawn Iowa Senate District 22 which will have an open seat. State Senator Pat Ward (R-West Des Moines) is likely to […]
She would probably still have a job. From a ruling that just came down today Galloway v. State. I’m not familiar with the case, but what we should find interesting is what soon-to-be-former Chief Justice Ternus and Justice Mark Cady wrote in their dissent: Courts are, at times, capable of deciding legal issues based on […]
DES MOINES – Iowa For Freedom State Chair Bob Vander Plaats said Tuesday’s election was a referendum on leadership – failed leadership in the governor’s office, the legislature and the Iowa Supreme Court. Vander Plaats and Iowa For Freedom have spent three months educating Iowans how the Iowa Supreme Court overstepped its boundaries with its […]
I’m calling it… I’ve been watching the vote count all evening and with 1502 out of 1774 precincts reporting in… Michael J. Streit – NO 54.65% YES 45.95% Marsha Ternus – NO 54.65% YES 45.35% David Baker – NO 53.93% YES 46.07% I don’t see them having enough votes to overcome with the remaining precincts […]
The Des Moines Register just released their last Iowa Poll on the subject of judicial retention before Tuesday’s election: A new Des Moines Register Iowa Poll shows a growing likelihood that voters will oust one or more of the three Iowa Supreme Court justices on Tuesday’s ballot. A third of likely Iowa voters say they […]
By Dale Mastarone In the 10-21-10 Osceola Sentinel-Tribune I took interest in a letter to the editor that was submitted with a number of local lawyers signing onto it who all asserted to be members of the Clarke County Bar Association. The letter urged local electors to vote Yes to retain judges and justices for […]
In the lightning round of yesterday’s final debate in Iowa’s Gubernatorial race, Governor Chet Culver and former Governor Terry Branstad were asked a series of questions by The Des Moines Register’s Kathie Obradovich. Regarding the judicial retention vote, both candidates were asked how they would vote on the three Supreme Court justices up for retention […]
Below is a video from panel discussion held early this week debating the judicial retention vote on three Iowa Supreme Court justices: HT: Iowa for Freedom
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 […]