Culver absolutely comfortable in celebrating gay marriage

Governor Chet Culver says his personal view hasn’t changed and that he still believes marriage should be between a man and a woman.  But Culver today celebrated the equality gay couples now have in Iowa, where gay marriage has been legal for nearly a year.  Read the Radio Iowa story.  At the bottom of that story is a link to the mp3 of Culver’s news conference.  Here’s a quote from Culver, from the prepared statement he read to open that news conference. 

We stood firm for the civil rights of every Iowan by saying loudly and clearly that any and all efforts to add discriminatory amendments to our state constitution have no place in our state constitution,” Culver said, reading from a prepared statement.

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About O.Kay Henderson

O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.