California Elimination of Domestic Partnerships Initiative (2008)
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The goals of the initiative were to:
- Provide that only marriage between one man and one woman is valid or recognized in California.
- Prohibit decreasing marriage rights shared by one man and one woman.
- Define man and woman.
- Void or make unenforceable certain rights and obligations conferred by California law on same-sex and opposite-sex couples registered as domestic partners, concerning subject areas including, but not limited to, community property, intestate succession, stepparent adoption, child custody, child support, hospital visitation, health care decisions for an incapacitated partner, insurance benefits, death benefits, and recovery for wrongful death.
Larry Bowler and Randy Thomasson.