Bil Browning

Now that's an idea!

Filed By Bil Browning | February 05, 2007 9:51 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, The Movement, You Gotta See This
Tags: LGBT community, marriage, Washington

Now here's some folks that are using their noggins!

Washington state activists are introducing a citizen initiative after the State Supreme Court ruled against same-sex marriage. The ruling was based on the the courts decision that the state has a legitimate interest in reserving marriage to heterosexuals for the purpose of procreation. The Secretary of State has accepted the initiative.

I-957 has five clauses that would have to be met for a legal marriage.

It would allow only couples capable of having kids to marry, and that they file "proof of procreation" within three years of the marriage. If not, the marriage would be annulled...

I-957 would also force couples who married out of state to show the same proof of procreation or their marriage wouldn't be recognized, and it would become a criminal act for anyone in an unrecognized marriage to get marriage benefits.



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