Oregon United for Marriage is the lead organization which is responsible for gathering the necessary 116, 248 valid signatures to place the marriage equality measure on the ballot. The text of the initiative language is:
That seems pretty clear, doesn't it? The official summary of the ballot language (which will most likely be known as Ballot Measure 8 if, as expected, it qualifies for the ballot) is:
It appears as if the fight for marriage equality in Oregon is going well. In the first 10 days of collecting signatures, OUM gathered well over 30,000 signatures, more than 3 times its original goal of 10,000. Elections in Oregon are entirely vote by mail. If you are a registered voter in Oregon you can download a petition yourself at Oregon Says I Do and sign in a petition to help the Freedom to Marry to come to Oregon in 2014!
Hat/tip to HRC Blog