Oregon Government Must Discourage Homosexuality, Measure 9 (1992)

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The Oregon Government Must Discourage Homosexuality Amendment, also known as Measure 9, was on the November 6, 1992 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required all state and local governments to discourage homosexuality, other listed “behaviors” and to not facilitate or recognize them.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 9 (1992)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No828,29056.47%
Yes 638,527 43.53%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The question language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

9. AMENDS CONSTITUTION; GOVERNMENT CANNOT FACILITATE, MUST DISCOURAGE HOMOSEXUALITY, OTHER “BEHAVIORS”
QUESTION - Shall constitution be amended to require that all governments discourage homosexuality, other listed “behaviors,” and not facilitate or recognize them?

YES □

NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 12, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.