Out-of-State Applicants Account for Nearly Half of All Iowa Same Sex Marriages

You may remember a short time ago, the U.S. Senate attached Hate Crimes legislation to a tourism promotion bill – prior to moving it over to the defense spending bill. At that time, I wrote an article asking what sexual orientation and tourism have in common. Well, now we finally have our answer.

Let’s face it, Iowa isn’t exactly the tourism capital of the United States. In fact, it’s likely one of the last places mentioned when you ask someone where they would like to spend their summer vacation.

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