Equality California Files Case To Remove Marriage Ballot Initiative




ImageGay rights activists asked California’s highest court Friday to keep off the November ballot a citizens’ initiative that would again ban same-sex marriage. Lawyers for Equality California filed a petition arguing that the proposed amendment to the California constitution should be invalidated because its impact was not made clear to the millions of voters who signed petitions to qualify the measure before the state supreme court legalized same-sex unions. ”This court has recognized that gay and lesbian couples have a fundamental right to marry, and as of June 16 such couples have been getting married across the state,” the petition states. Read the story here

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