Gay Marriage Ballot Effort Divides Activists

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The referendum effort is being pushed by members of Freedom to Marry's Ohio chapter, but leaders of Equality Ohio say activists should first push for an anti-discrimination law before trying to legalize gay marriage.(Photo: WOSU composite)
The referendum effort is being pushed by members of Freedom to Marry's Ohio chapter, but leaders of Equality Ohio say activists should first push for an anti-discrimination law before trying to legalize gay marriage.(Photo: WOSU composite)

Ohio gay rights advocates would love to have voters okay a proposed constitutional amendment, authorizing same-sex marriage. But one particular campaign to achieve that goal has yet to get an endorsement from Ohio’s largest gay rights group, plus some others. Some fear it might be too early to put that question to voters.

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