OH, USA: Attorney General Seeks Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Marriage Equality Measure

Written by scott on May 2nd, 2012

Ohio Attorney General Seeks Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Marriage Equality MeasureOhio’s attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit by a group that wants to keep a pro-marriage equality proposal off the ballot.

Atty. Gen. Mike DeWine (pictured) last month approved the language of the measure, which would repeal a state constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriage and replace it with an amendment permitting marriage between any two people regardless of gender.

DeWine said that while he opposes same-sex marriage, his opinion has no bearing on the matter. He was simply performing the duties of his office in certifying that the wording is a “fair and truthful statement of a proposed constitutional amendment” to go before voters, The Columbus Dispatch reports.

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