Overstock executive launches campaign to amend Utah Constitution over religious liberty

by | Aug. 10, 2013

News from Utah

A Utah businessman has launched a national campaign to amend state constitutions to shield religious institutions from performing same-sex marriages.

Jonathan Johnson, executive vice chairman of the online retailer Overstock.com, wants to start the movement by amending Utah's Constitution, which already prohibits same-sex marriage. But Johnson said recent court rulings and popular sentiment favoring gay marriage indicate the legal definition of marriage could change in Utah and other states in the near future.

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