Gay Marriage Now Legal In Iowa Friday, April 3, 2009 by Bill Leave a comment clipped from www.denverpost.com John Logan, a sociology professor at Brown University, said Iowa’s status as a largely rural, Midwest state could enforce an argument that gay marriage is no longer a fringe issue. “When it was only California and Massachusetts, it could be perceived as extremism on the coasts and not related to core American values. “But as it extends to states like Iowa, and as attitudes toward gay marriage have evidently changed, then people will look at it as an example of broad acceptance,” Logan said. Polk County Attorney John Sarcone said his office will not ask for the case to be reconsidered. Share this:FacebookTwitterRedditEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: Bill Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.