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January 04, 2006

Gay Advocates Sue To Prevent Mass. Ballot Initiative To Restrict Marriage

Advanced freak-out advisory for you-know-who.

The lawsuit by the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) said the state's attorney general erred when he ruled in September that Massachusetts voters could decide in a 2008 poll to redefine marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

They said the decision by Thomas Reilly, a Democrat who is likely to run for governor this year, was unconstitutional because ballot initiatives cannot reverse judicial decisions under the state's Constitution.

Imagine! A democracy allowing the people to choose their laws! Why there'd be anarchy! Food riots! Atonal music!


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