Referendum Against Gay Marriage Rejected

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The DC Board of Elections & Ethics has rejected the proposed referendum on whether or not DC can recognize gay marriage as a violation of DC’s Human Rights Act. Furthermore, the City Paper reports, the board’s order rejecting the referendum specifically points out that it was Marion Barry’s amendments to the referendum regulations way back in 1978 that forbid referendums and ballot initiatives from being used to interfere with civil and human rights. Marion Barry, who is against gay marriage because he is “a politician who is moral.”

Go read the whole order.

Tiffany Baxendell Bridge is an Internet enthusiast and an incurable smartass. When not heckling the neighborhood political scene on Twitter, she can be found goofing off with her ukulele, Bollywood dancing, or obsessing about cult TV. She is That Woman With the Baby In the Bar.

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