“VoteOnMarriage.org Files Suit Against 109
Massachusetts Legislators for Failing to Vote on the Marriage Amendment”
VoteOnMarriage.org - the campaign to allow the people to decide on the definition of marriage in Massachusetts - today filed suit against 109 Massachusetts legislators in U.S. District Court in Worcester, Massachusetts for violating the constitutional rights of Massachusetts citizens by intentionally refusing to vote on a citizen initiative amendment on the definition of marriage.
Represented by Alliance Defense Fund (ADF), VoteOnMarriage.org seeks to hold those legislators who have refused to obey the constitution, individually and financially accountable for violating the rights of Massachusetts citizens.
“The evidence is overwhelming that those in the Massachusetts legislature who continue to recess the Constitutional Convention are doing so in an illegal effort to kill the marriage amendment by violating the state constitution,” said Kris Mineau, president of the Massachusetts Family Institute and spokesman, VoteOnMarriage.org.
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