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Other Decisions 07-1499 (03/04/2009)

Authority: Supreme Court of Iowa (USA)

Date: 04/03/2009

Subject: The Supreme Court, with regard to the existence of the right to marry for homosexual couples, has stated that the norm 595.2 of the Iowa Code, which provides that only heterosexual couples can marry, violates the principle of equal treatment provided by the Constitution of the said State.

Parties: Katherine Varnum, Patricia Hyde, Dawn Barbouroske, Jennifer Barbouroske, Jason Morgan, Charles Swaggerty, David Twombley, Lawrence Hoch, William M. Musser, Otter Dreaming, Ingrid Olson and Reva Evans e Timothy J. Brien

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 9 Right to marry - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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