D.C. Voters Fight for Voice in Marriage Ruling

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The Washington, D.C. Board of Elections now says voters cannot weigh in on whether to ban same-sex marriage.

The board issued an order, Tuesday, saying "because the initiative would authorize discrimination prohibited by the human rights act, it is not a proper subject for initiative."
However, a group called Stand for Marriage D.C. has promoted an initiative that would recognize marriage as only between a man and a woman.
The group plans to appeal the election board's ruling.

The head of Stand for Marriage D.C., Bishop Harry Jackson, joined CBN News with a reaction to the district's decision.

What is the next step for the group in fighting for traditional marriage? Click play for his answer.

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