USA, Ohio: AG Mike DeWine Approves Language for Ballot Repeal of Marriage Equality Ban

Written by scott on April 15th, 2014

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWineIn our second big story out of Ohio for the day, the state’s Attorney General has approved the language for a ballot initiative to repeal the state’s ban on marriage equality.

Towleroad.com reports:

The language for a proposed ballot initiative aimed at overturning Ohio’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage has been approved by the state’s Attorney General Mike DeWine. The AP reports: The amendment language approved by DeWine Monday would also keep clergy from being forced to perform a same-sex marriage. The language goes next to the state ballot board for review. The group FreedomOhio is seeking to repeal and replace Ohio’s 2004 prohibition on gay marriage.

The measure could reach the ballot as early as this November.

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