West Virginia Marriage Amendment (2014)
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The West Virginia Marriage Amendment will not appear on the November 4, 2014 ballot in West Virginia as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would have defined marriage as the union between one man and one woman and prohibited the state from recognizing same-sex marriages.
The measure's assigned name was Marriage Protection Amendment.
Text of measure
The proposed ballot purpose summary read as follows:
|“||To amend the State Constitution to restrict marriage to one man and one woman; and to prohibit the state from recognizing same-sex marriages.||”|
|§23. Marriage Protection Amendment.|
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the West Virginia Constitution
- West Virginia Legislature, "Senate Joint Resolution 5 Text," accessed February 21, 2014
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- West Virginia Legislature, "Senate Joint Resolution 5," accessed February 21, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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