Entry #1165: Same-sex marriage in Ohio

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IssueSame-sex marriage
Start DateNov 4, 2004
End DateJun 26, 2015
DescriptionConstitutional amendment adopted by state wide vote in 2004. Passed with 62% of the vote. Text of amendment follows: § 15.11 Marriage Amendment Only a union between one man and one woman may be a marriage valid in or recognized by this state and its political subdivisions. This state and its political subdivisions shall not create or recognize a legal status for relationships of unmarried individuals that intends to approximate the design, qualities, significance or effect of marriage.
Sourceshttp://www.legislature.state.oh.us/constitution.cfm?Part=15&Section=11 http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/elections/Research/electResultsMain/2004ElectionsResults/04-1102Issue1.aspx

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