Since31 states have had ballot measures related to same-sex marriage, and in every state the opponents ended up prevailing. December 6, Recent Religion. The Christian Civic League of Maine proclaimed that "unnatural marriage" would curtail religious freedoms that the Founding Fathers recognized.
Retrieved December 17, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee said:. Same-sex marriage Domestic partnership. We have a lot of respect for the voters of Washington and are grateful the Court helped to make sure the ballot language is fair. Buy a CD of this site.
Recognition of same-sex unions in Colorado Recognition of same-sex unions in Texas Recognition of same-sex unions in Florida. But Gregoire predicted voters would support extending marriage rights to gay and lesbian couples.
Vital notes. Namespaces Article Talk. Referendum 74 R or Ref 74 was a Washington state referendum to approve or reject the February bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state. October 5, If Measure 74 is on the ballot, will you vote to approve the bill?
Main article: Same-sex marriage in Washington state. Retrieved March 10, Six states and the District of Columbia already allow same-sex marriage.
Advocates turned in petitions from towns and cities on Jan. Gay-rights backers denounced the ads as inaccurate scare-mongering, but they were widely credited with influencing the outcome of the votes. Video: Bump-outs on Main Avenue. February 1,