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Idaho State Policies Regarding Homosexuality Initiative, Initiative 1 (1994)

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The Idaho State Policies Regarding Homosexuality Initiative, also known as Initiative 1, was on the November 8, 1994 ballot in Idaho as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have established state policies regarding homosexuality.[1]

Election results

Idaho INIT 1 (1994)
Defeatedd No205,75450.38%
Yes 202,681 49.62%

Election results via: Idaho Secretary of State

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

INITIATIVE 1: Initiative relating to homosexuality and the state's authority to afford homosexuals minority status; enacting a new chapter, chap. 80, title 67, Idaho Code: providing that no state agency, department or political subdivision shall grant minority status to persons who engage in homosexual behavior; providing that same-sex marriages and domestic partnerships shall not be legally recognized; providing that elementary and secondary school educators shall not discuss homosexuality as acceptable behavior; providing that no state funds shall be expended in a manner that has the effect of accepting or approving homosexuality; limiting to adults access to library materials which address homosexuality; providing that private sexual practices may be considered non-job factors in public employement; and providing a severability clause.

Shall the above-entitled measure proposed by Proposition One be approved?[2]

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  1. Idaho Secretary of State Elections Division, "Idaho Initiative History," accessed April 22, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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