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Language approved for ballot initiative to repeal Ohio same-sex marriage ban

Monday, April 14, 2014
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified the language in a new version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban.

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Idaho town’s LGBT non-discrimination law to face ballot referendum

Monday, October 28, 2013
Pocatello
POCATELLO, Idaho -- Opponents of a recently passed LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance have gathered the required signatures to force a May 2014 referendum in hopes voters in Pocatello, Idaho, will repeal the measure.

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Ark. AG rejects wording on same-sex marriage ballot proposal — again

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Attorney GenDustin McDaniel (D-Ark.)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has again rejected the wording of a ballot proposal that would legalize gay marriage in Arkansas.

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Same-sex marriage does not obstruct your religious liberty

Sunday, October 14, 2012
Ren and Josh, married -- Love is love.
What is up for vote in four states this November is civil marriage. A civil marriage is a legal contract within a state; it is not a religious marriage. Pastors will still be able to perform, or not, ceremonies at their will. No pastor will be forced to marry anyone. Period. It is true today and, no matter what the vote is on Nov. 6, it will be true then as well...

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Maryland gaming measure could have negative impact on same-sex marriage ballot teferendum

Thursday, August 9, 2012
Gov. Martin O'Malley (D-Md.)
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley's plan to reconvene the state legislature for a special session Thursday to consider adding a voter initiative on approving gaming in the state could contribute to defeating the same-sex marriage bill, according to political analysts.

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Second anti-gay marriage ballot initiative fails in Washington state

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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OLYMPIA, Wash. -- A ballot initiative seeking to define marriage as between "one man and one woman" in Washington state has fallen short of signatures needed, and won’t qualify for the November ballot.

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Marriage equality opponents qualify for ballot referendum in Washington

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
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OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington state will be one of three states to put marriage equality to a popular vote this November.

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Stories to watch in 2012 promise drama, suspense for the LGBT community

Sunday, January 1, 2012
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Significant events are crowding the calendar for 2012, and each promises considerable drama and suspense for the LGBT community. Here is our special report on the ten most important stories to keep an eye on:

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