referendum http://nwpr.org en Same-Sex Marriage Mailers Raise Eyebrows http://nwpr.org/post/same-sex-marriage-mailers-raise-eyebrows <p>Some senior citizens in Washington recently got a flyer in the mail from supporters of same-sex marriage. It says approval of Referendum 74 will preserve domestic partnerships for seniors. Gay marriage opponents call the ad a misleading scare tactic. KUOW’s Liz Jones takes a closer look at that claim. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:58:53 +0000 Liz Jones 16812 at http://nwpr.org Wash. Voters May Find Referendum Confusing http://nwpr.org/post/wash-voters-may-find-referendum-confusing <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; Over the next few months in Washington, someone may approach you with a petition. Opponents of same-sex marriage are trying to force a referendum vote on Washington&rsquo;s new marriage equality law. There&rsquo;s also a separate initiative to define marriage as between one man and one woman. Meanwhile, gay rights supporters are also collecting signatures for their own non-binding pledge. Confused? Azusa Uchikura has this voter&rsquo;s guide. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:30:15 +0000 Azusa Uchikura 4700 at http://nwpr.org Petitioning To Repeal Same-Sex Marriage In Wash. Begins http://nwpr.org/post/petitioning-repeal-same-sex-marriage-wash-begins <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; Tuesday in Olympia, a county judge will word-smith the ballot language for the a referendum challenging the same-sex marriage in Washington. Christian conservatives want to overturn the legislature&rsquo;s approval of gay marriage last month. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:20:34 +0000 Azusa Uchikura 4698 at http://nwpr.org National Organization Prepares For Gay Marriage Ballot Repeal Effort In Wash. http://nwpr.org/post/national-organization-prepares-gay-marriage-ballot-repeal-effort-wash <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; Gay marriage isn&rsquo;t the law in Washington yet. But national opponents are already preparing for a repeal campaign. The Washington House Wednesday is expected to send a same-sex marriage measure to the governor for her signature. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 00:36:24 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2792 at http://nwpr.org