Iowa legalized gay marriage.
Gay marriage made headlines and had the Fridays Live panel talking in November 2008, when California passed Proposition 8. The proposition, which made marriage illegal in the state, passed with 52 percent of the vote.

The hot-button issue is back in the news this week, but the latest headlines are coming out of Iowa. America's heartland has become the third state to legalize gay marriage. As of April 27, 2009, gay and lesbian couples in Iowa can officially and legally get married.