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Wednesday, September 24, 2008 Residents Protest Proposed Gay Marriage Ban

Residents Protest Proposed Gay Marriage Ban
09/24/08 - 12:25 PM

Tuquyen Mach - bio

Panama City, Fla:

Several groups are getting together today to encourage Floridians to vote no on a proposal to ban gay marriage.

On November 4, residents will vote on Amendment Two, which would define marriage as the legal union of one man and one woman.

The Bay County Chapter of the ACLU of Florida,Emerald Coast Pride, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (PFLAG) Panama City, and Gulf Coast Community College Gay-Straight Alliance held a rally Wednesday evening at the corner of 23rd Street and W. Highway 98 to show their opposition to the amendment.

A group called sponsored the initiative and got enough signatures to get the measure on the ballot.

Read the full text of Amendment Two by clicking here.

Click here to read more about who proposed Amendment Two and how many signatures the initiative received.

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