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Lawsuit to Kill Gay Marriage Prop

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A myriad of groups who oppose banning gay marriage (and who rather not have the fight happen on November's ballot) are suing Secretary of State, Debra Bowen alleging that the signature gathering process to put the proposal on the ballot was flawed (it's now known as Prop 8). One reason Daily Kos explains is that "the description of the proposed initiative in the petitions that were circulated for signature was materially misleading and materially misstated the effect of the proposed initiative to the electors signing the petitions to qualify the measure for the ballot."