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Mailing Address:

511 Des Moines Street

Des Moines, IA

Worship Address:

601 Locust

In La Mie Elevate

    Des Moines, IA    

LGBTQIA + AFFIRMING

#BlackLivesMatter

Book Signing and Discussion with Tom Witosky & Mark Hanson authors of

"Equal Before the Law: How Iowa led Americans to Marriage Equality"

Wednesday October 21st - 7:00pm

 

Where: Des Moines Social Club - 900 Mulberry

 

Longtime, award-winning reporters Tom Witosky and Mark Hansen talked with and researched dozens of key figures, including opponent Bob Vander Plaats, proponents Janelle Rettig and Sharon Malheiro, attorneys Roger Kuhle, Dennis Johnson, and Camilla Taylor, and politicians Matt McCoy, the late Mary Lundby, Christopher Rants, and Tom Vilsack, who had to weigh their careers against their convictions. Justice Mark Cady, who wrote the decision, explains why the court had to rule in favor of the plaintiffs. At the center of the story are the six couples who sacrificed their privacy to demand public respect for their families.

 

Event is FREE!

 

Beverages will be available for purchase.