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Colorado No Protected Status for Sexual Orientation Amendment, Initiative 2 (1992)
The Colorado No Protected Status for Sexual Orientation, also known as Initiative 2, was on the November 3, 1992 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. It was later overturned in the court ruling, Romer v. Evans. The amendment had prohibited state and local government from giving protected status for sexual orientation.
|Colorado Initiative 2 (1992)|
|Overturned Case:Romer v. Evans, 517 U.S. 620 (1996)|
Election Results via: Colorado Legislative Council
Text of the measures
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall there be an amendment to Article II of the Colorado Constitution to prohibit the state of Colorado and any of its political subdivisions from adopting or enforcing any law or policy which provides that homosexual, lesbian, or bisexual orientation, conduct, or relationships constitutes or entitles a person to claim any minority or protected status, quota preferences, or discrimination?||”|
- Colorado 1990 ballot measures
- 1990 ballot measures
- List of Colorado ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Colorado
- Colorado State Legislative Council, "Ballot History," accessed February 20, 2014
- Justia, "Romer v. Evans - 517 U.S. 620 (1996)," accessed February 20, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
State of Colorado
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