Press Releases:

HRC Statement on Retention of Iowa Justice Wiggins

November 7, 2012
Filed under: Election 2012


Washington– Upon the retention of Iowa Justice David Wiggins, Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin released the following statement:

“Iowans have made a strong statement for judicial independence and refused to let politics get in the way of judges doing their duty to uphold the law. Right-wing groups trying to exact political retribution on judges should learn their lesson. Marriage equality remains the law of the land in Iowa and judges will continue to do their jobs.”

The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

State Maps & Policies

See where the states stand

Federal Legislation

View all the statutes

Resources & Polling

Explore resources & polling