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17 rows · Two years later Arizona voters approved a more narrow amendment banning only same-sex marriage. Minnesota Amendment 1 – On November 6, 2012, Minnesota rejected a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage with 51.90% of the electorate opposed. A majority of all votes cast would be required to amend the state constitution. The Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA) (also referred to by proponents as the Marriage Protection Amendment) was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would define marriage in the United States as a union of one man and one woman. The FMA would also prevent judicial extension of marriage rights to same-sex or other unmarried heterosexual couples.

Sep 30, 2004 · In a resounding, coast-to-coast rejection of same-sex marriage, voters in 11 states approved constitutional amendments Tuesday limiting marriage to one man and one woman. The amendments won, often Author: AP. Jun 02, 2006 · WASHINGTON, June 2 — President Bush is beginning a major push for a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage — part of a new campaign to Author: JIM RUTENBERG.

First, let me clear up a few definitions. I'm using "Gay marriage" as an umbrella term for all rights pertaining to homosexuals, such as civil unions, and the abolition of discriminatory laws. The argument is, regardless of whether you believe in gay marriage, it would . Nov 04, 2004 · Proposed state constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriage increased turnout of social conservatives in many of 11 states where measures appeared, providing crucial support to Republicans Author: JAMES DAO.