Ark. Court OKs Gay Marriage Ban Vote
by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff
(Little Rock, Arkansas) The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state can ask voters to consider a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.
The court rejected arguments that the proposed amendment question was vague and misleading.
The ruling means the issue will go to voters on November 2.
The proposal to change Arkansas' constitution says "marriage consists only of the union of one man and one woman.'' But it does not question voters will consider does not mention that the measure would bar the state from recognizing civil unions or gay marriages performed in Massachusetts or outside the country.