Ohio is shaping up to become a possible battleground — this time over gay marriage — after Minnesota became the 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage last week and voters here could face the issue as early as November.
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"Freedom to marry" proposed constitutional amendment
The amendment would repeal and replace Section 11, Article XV of the Ohio Constitution to:
- Allow two consenting adults freedom to enter into a marriage regardless of gender.
- Give religious institutions freedom to determine whom to marry.
- Give religious institutions protection to refuse to perform a marriage.