Decision Reiterates That Religion Does Not Drive Public Policy,
Says Church-State Watchdog Group
“The court has reaffirmed religious liberty,” said the Rev. Barry W. Lynn, executive director of Americans United. “The justices reminded us that religious groups are free to marry whomever they choose, but civil law cannot be based on any group’s theology.
Read the full press release at au.org
Read the Iowa Supreme Court ruling (PDF) http://www.judicial.state.ia.us/Supreme_Court/Recent_Opinions/20090403/07-1499.pdf