LOS ANGELES — The primary backer of an effort to get a ban on
on the ballot in Santa Monica is abandoning her push, saying the
proposed legislation had been misrepresented as an effort to impinge on
religious freedom. A similar measure in San Francisco is scheduled for a fall vote.
The woman, Jena Troutman, a mother of two boys who began the process of
trying to get a ban on the Santa Monica municipal ballot in 2012, said
the news media had distorted the effort.
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