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Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 09/01/2009

Ballot Initiative Requested on Same-Sex Marriage

Eight opponents of same-sex marriage formally filed a request today with the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics to hold a ballot initiative to stop efforts to allow couples in the District to marry. The one-sentence initiative reads, "only marriage between a man and a woman is valid and recognized...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:21 PM ET, 09/01/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl, Archdiocese of Washington, Bishop Harry Jackson, ballot initiative, same-sex marriage, voting

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 08/31/2009

Bishop Continues Fight Against Same-Sex Marriages in D.C.

Bishop Harry Jackson is refusing to relent from his campaign to stop same-sex marriage in the District, despite the drubbing he took before the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics this summer. Jackson sent out a statement Monday stating that he and other opponents of same-sex marriages will file an...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:43 PM ET, 08/31/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  bishop harry jackson, same-sex marriage