Colorado Religious Freedom Amendment (2012)
The measure would ban the state from interfering with freedom of religion. The language of the proposed ballot question mandates that the state government should not burden a person or organization by withholding benefits, assessing penalties or excluding a person or group from government programs or facilities because of religion.
The proposal was filed by Colorado Springs-based evangelical organization Focus on the Family.
Text of measure
An amendment to the Colorado Constitution expressing the public policy of the state of Colorado that government may not burden a person’s or religious organization’s freedom of religion.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Colorado signature requirements