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North Dakota Ballot Measure Pits Family vs. Corporate Farms

CORPORATE | By Blake Nicholson | May 30
North Dakota's hog and dairy industries are hoping voters will bless state lawmakers' decision to allow non-family corporations to own operations, but it could be a tough sell.

CA Anti-Trans Ballot Measure Fails

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 26
For the second year in a row an effort to place a transphobic ballot measure before California voters has failed.

CA Condoms in Porn Law Likely Headed for Ballot

MOVIES | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 20
California voters likely will have a chance next November to decide whether porn actors should have to wear condoms in films made in the state. Many in the porn industry are fighting the idea.

Gay Marriage Amendment Won’t Make Ohio Fall Ballot

A key organizer in the ballot effort to overturn Ohio’s gay marriage ban says a revised proposal lacks the required signatures to go before voters this fall.

Ohio Ballot Board OKs Gay Marriage Proposal

Supporters of the latest version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning Ohio’s gay marriage ban can now gather signatures to get the measure on the ballot.

Arkansas Group Submits Gay Marriage Proposal for 2016

The Arkansas Initiative for Marriage Equality on Tuesday asked Attorney General Dustin McDaniel to certify the proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize same-sex marriage.

Calif. Gov. Signs Bill to Prevent Circumcision Bans

California’s governor has signed a bill that that will prevent local governments from banning male circumcision.

Pennsylvania Voters Evenly Divided on Marriage Equality

POLITICS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 2
A new poll shows that half of voters in Pennsylvania would support a constitutional amendment to create, rather than deny, marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples in that state.

Calif. Lawmakers Advance Law Preventing Circumcision Bans

HEALTH | By Adam Weintraub | Aug 24
A California Senate committee unanimously approved a bill Tuesday to block local jurisdictions from banning male circumcision, a debate that evolved from a divisive ballot measure in San Francisco.

Marriage Equality Headed for the Ballot Box in Maine -- This Time Backed by Family Parity Advocates

FAMILY | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 18
Voters in Maine will likely be weighing in once more on marriage equality in November, 2012, but this time it’s family parity advocates who are putting a measure on the ballot.

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