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SJR 13 - Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage - Nevada Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes same-sex marriage.

Highlights:

  • Requires the state to recognize marriages and issue marriage licenses to couples, regardless of gender.
  • Prohibits an individual from making a claim against a religious organization or clergy for a refusal to solemnize a marriage.

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes same-sex marriage.

Highlights:

  • Requires the state to recognize marriages and issue marriage licenses to couples, regardless of gender.
  • Prohibits an individual from making a claim against a religious organization or clergy for a refusal to solemnize a marriage.

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER IN TWO SUCCESSIVE SESSIONS. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

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