Group drops 2014 gay marriage initiative for Arizona
Published: September 10, 2013 at 8:03 am
The Equal Marriage Campaign says it had broad support but that key national advocacy groups withheld backing that was needed to make a 2014.
Those groups favor waiting until 2016 to put a gay marriage measure on Arizona’s ballot and Equal Marriage Arizona says it now also supports doing that.
The advocacy groups had said 2014 didn’t provide enough time to rally support for a state constitutional amendment and that the larger voter turnout in 2016, a presidential election year, would help.
Equal Marriage Arizona is telling its supporters they can return completed petitions to the campaign for destruction.
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