Iowa Senate Majority Leader Not Intimidated By Anti-Gay Groups

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal (D) has been using his position to ensure that Republicans cannot advance a constitutional amendment overturning marriage equality in Iowa. On Tuesday, The FAMiLY LEADER and National Organization for Marriage will rally in the Iowa State Capitol and deliver petitions from Iowans who support such an amendment, but Gronstal told blogger AKSARBENT he is unfazed by the effort. He pointed out that the ousting of the Iowa Supreme Court Justices who ruled for same-sex marriage was not as big a success as Bob Vander Plaats claimed, and Iowa has never voted to take rights away from citizens. Watch a clip from the interview: