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Edmond lawmaker files bill for second vote to ban gay marriage

BY BARBARA HOBEROCK, Tulsa World Published: January 21, 2014

The Tulsa World reports that an Oklahoma lawmaker has filed a bill that would call for a second vote to change the Oklahoma Constitution to ban gay marriage.

Rep. Mike Turner, R-Edmond, on Tuesday said he filed the measure, House Joint Resolution 1076, in anticipation that the state’s current constitutional ban on gay marriage would be struck down.

A federal district judge in Tulsa on Jan. 14 tossed out a 2004 voter approved constitutional ban on gay marriage.

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