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Kitzhaber To Sign Gay Marriage Petition

AP | Feb. 14, 2013 12:22 p.m.

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Supporters of same-sex marriage have chosen, not so coincidentally, Valentine’s Day to start their campaign to reverse Oregon’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage.

Basic Rights Oregon, the state’s leading gay-rights group, formed a campaign organization to get a constitutional amendment on the November 2014 ballot.

Gov. John Kitzhaber and former Gov. Barbara Roberts will be at a Portland event at 3 p.m. to sign the sponsorship petitions the organization needs to advance the initiative.

Oregon voters in 2004 approved a ban on gay marriage 57 percent to 43 percent.

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