Google
Gayapolis
Web
 

 

Welcome!
 
Username:

Password:


Register Now

Site Navigation

gay news News

gay directory Directory

gay travel Travel

gay weddings Weddings

gay real estate Real Estate

gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people People

free gay personals Personals

gay careers Careers

email Gayapolis Email Us

Gayapolis Home Page Home

 

 


Oregon Marriage Equality Opponents' Attempt to Rewrite Marriage Equality Initiative Title Rejected
As they have in several other states, marriage equality opponents are trying to re-write the ballot title for a marriage equality initiative. Oregon Live reports:

The attorney general's office on Friday announced its final wording on a ballot title -- and it rejected the legal argument from an attorney for the Oregon Family Council that the title should reflect the notion that the initiative would require every governmental agency in Oregon to issue marriage licenses... Jeff Payne, an assistant attorney general, said in a letter to the state Elections Division that the argument made by opponents is questionable. And even if it turns out to be correct, "requiring officials other than county clerks to issue marriage licenses is a secondary effect of the measure, not its subject" and should thereby not be in the ballot title, he wrote.


If signature gathering is successful, the measure would go to the ballot in November of 2014. Basic Rights Oregon, the initiative's sponsor, has until July to collect 116K signatures. 
Click Here to Return to the Gayapolis News Section

Published on:  April 7, 2013


Most Recent Articles on Gayapolis.com:

My Gay Barcelona - December 20, 2014
New Behind the Scenes Docu on the Queens of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' - December 20, 2014
Gay Football Player Michael Sams Says Other Gays in the NFL Reached Out to Him - December 20, 2014
Judge Gives Man 10 Years Probation for Attack on Gay Men in Austin - December 20, 2014
Gay Soccer Player Robbie Rogers on His First Time - December 20, 2014
ACLU Files Complaint Against VA School Dist. Over Making Transgender Students Use Bathroom of their Biological Gender - December 20, 2014
Front Door of Montana Teen's Home Has Gay Slur Painted on it - December 20, 2014
Prince Harry Visits Young People with HIV While in Lesotho - December 20, 2014
Istanbul in the Winter - December 20, 2014
Europe's Seven Gayest Christmas markets - December 20, 2014

Sign up for free daily news updates from Gayapolis

 

 

 

advertising: 

 


Home - News - Directory - Travel - Weddings - Real-Estate - People - Careers - My Account - Log Out
Linking to Gayapolis - Web Site Services - About Gayapolis - Contact Us - Advertising Information - Usage/Privacy Policy
Purple Roofs Travel Directory - Purple Unions Wedding Directory - Gay Realty Network - Mi Casa Su Casa Home Trade - Mongoose On The Loose Web Design
Contents ©2000-2008 Gayapolis, Inc.