Iowa OK’s Gay Marriage, and Other News

By The News Apr 03, 2009

Iowa’s Supreme Court Rules That Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional The unanimous ruling struck down a 1998 law that recognized only marriages between a man and a woman. Same-sex marriages in that state can begin in less than a month. New York Times Immigration Doesn’t Recognize Same-Sex Couples As Partnered One Bay Area family has three weeks to find a way to stay together because the U.S. immigration system doesn’t recognize the marriages or domestic partnerships of gay couples, so citizens and green card-holders can’t sponsor their partners to stay in the country. San Francisco Chronicle Sikh Student Denied Entry to Restaurant Because of Turban A University of Virginia student was told he couldn’t enter a local restaurant where an Indian student group was having a fundraiser while he was wearing "that thing." Cavalier Daily News