Ouster of Iowa Judges Sends Signal to Bench
An unprecedented vote to remove three Iowa Supreme Court justices who were part of the unanimous decision that legalized same-sex marriage in the state was celebrated by conservatives as a popular rebuke of judicial overreach, even as it alarmed proponents of an independent judiciary.
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#1 Nov 4, 2010
This was a retention vote. The voters of Iowa decided to not retain judges that invent laws to suit the judges' social goals.
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