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Gay Marriage Foes Vow to Oust Iowa Judges

Launch campaign to defeat justices who legalized it

(Newser) - Opponents of same-sex marriage have launched a full-scale campaign to vote out the Iowa Supreme Court justices whose ruling legalized the practice. “We need to vote them off the bench to send a message across Iowa that we, the people, still have the power,” Bob Vander Plaats, the... More »

Suddenly, Conservatives Are the Judicial Activists

Health reform challenge a political maneuver to rally base

(Newser) - For a group that has long derided liberals’ use of “activist judges,” conservatives seem to have no problem calling for a little bit of judicial activism when it comes to health care reform legislation, writes Gabriel Winant. Except now, instead of your “chardonnay-swilling Manhattanites” calling up “... More »

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