Nebraska Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Ban Initiative (2012)
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Text of measure
The proposed initiative would repeal Article 1, Section 29 of the Nebraska Constitution. The section reads as follows:
| Text of Section 29:
Marriage; Same-Sex Relationships Not Valid or Recognized
Only marriage between a man and a woman shall be valid or recognized in Nebraska. The uniting of two persons of the same sex in a civil union, domestic partnership, or other similar same-sex relationship shall not be valid or recognized in Nebraska.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Nebraska signature requirements
In order to qualify the proposed constitutional amendment, supporters were required to collect valid signatures from a minimum of 10 percent of registered voters; more than 115,000 signatures. The deadline to submit signatures for the 2012 ballot in Nebraska was July 6, 2012.
- Nebraska Secretary of State, "Marriage initiative petition," accessed August 26, 2011
- [Confirmed with Nebraska Secretary of State-Elections Division via phone on 1-26-2011]