WA: Marriage Equality Opponent Files Initiative

Written by scott on January 9th, 2012

Washington State Marriage EqualityAs lawmakers prepare to consider a measure to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state, an Everett attorney on Monday filed an initiative seeking to clarify the definition of marriage.

Stephen Pidgeon filed the initiative with the state secretary of state’s office on the first day of the legislative session. Pidgeon previously worked with groups who unsuccessfully tried to overturn the state’s domestic partnership law with Referendum 71 in 2009.

Gov. Chris Gregoire announced last week that she would introduce a measure to legalize marriage for gay and lesbian couples.

Full Story from the Seattle PI

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