Oregon: Gay-marriage debate takes new twist in religious exemption

Oregon voters will likely face two questions about gay marriage when they go to the ballot this year: whether to become the 18th state to let same-sex couples wed, and whether the state should be the first to allow florists, cake makers and others to refuse to participate in these weddings on religious grounds.

The  initiative is still awaiting formal approval and could face legal challenges, would create an exemption to that protection.

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