The initiative to ban divorce in California is making another run at the ballot box.
Back in April, the 2010 California Marriage Protection Actfailed to qualify for the upcoming November election. Now, the movement is starting to amass signatures again, LAist reported Wednesday:
If 694,354 registered voters sign the petition within 150 days -- that's December 9th -- California voters may end up voting on it in 2011.
"Since California has decided to protect traditional marriage, I think it would be hypocritical of us not to sacrifice some of our own rights to protect traditional marriage even more," said the married father of two.
Marcotte's proposal would amend California's constitution to eliminate the ability of married couples to get divorced while allowing married couples to seek an annulment.