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Ohio’s Attorney General Will Probably Appeal That Pesky Ruling, but Approves a New Constitutional Amendment

Ohio’s Republican attorney general Mike DeWine isn’t completely against marriage equality.  Ok.  He has said he’ll appeal the ruling saying that Ohio must recognize marriages conducted out-of-state, but he did count the required signatures and rule that the summary of a new constitutional amendment that allows same-sex marriage provided by its supporters is “fair and truthful”  This means that the Freedom to Marry and Religious Freedom Amendment is headed to the Ohio Ballot Board where it will be determined if it deals with only one issue or multiple issues.  Assuming it’s found to only deal with one issue, 385,000 signatures will have to be gathered before the amendment can appear on ballots.

Same-Sex Marriage Amendment Gets First-Step Clearance for the Ohio Ballot – WKSU

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