Once upon a time, organizations like the Moral Majority effectively drew self-described values voters to the polls. However, today’s conservatives – especially the younger ones – are increasingly turned off by the Right’s obsession with managing the private lives of others. A determined group of young activists is making an effort to reprioritize today’s hot-button issues, especially when it comes to LGBT rights, and descended on Iowa this week as a part of a nationwide tour. Donna Red Wing, executive director of One Iowa (Iowa’s largest LGBT advocacy organization) and newly elected Interfaith Alliance board member, met with members of Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry while they were in town, and spoke with Welton this week about that meeting and the future of LGBT rights in America. CLICK HERE FOR EXTENDED INTERVIEW VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT

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