Gay Community Celebrates, But Baltimore Archbishop Calls 2 Supreme Court Rulings On Marriage Equality ‘Troubling’
A pair of Supreme Court rulings were a victory for supporters of same-sex marriage. The decision is bringing an emotional response on both sides of the issue.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The high court also cleared way for same-sex unions in California, but avoided ruling on gay marriage.
Laws in 2012 prompted Maryland’s first statewide ballot referendum in 20 years, allowing marriage equality, the Dream Act and congressional redistricting to be upheld by voters.
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Maryland has become the second state to vote in gay marriage. Maine passed a similar bill earlier Tuesday.
The fight over same-sex marriage remains one of the most controversial issues on the ballot here in Maryland. Both sides are working overtime to get out the vote.
In a week and a half, Maryland voters will decide whether to allow same-sex marriage in this state. And supporters are calling on high-profile help. With Election Day fast approaching, the mayor of New York City stands behind local leaders to rally for the message.
Controversy continues over Question 6 as the fight for and against marriage equality in Maryland heats up as the election closes in.
A storm of controversy is brewing in Maryland’s same-sex marriage campaign. A college administrator has been placed on administrative leave for signing the petition to put same-sex marriage on the November ballot.
In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.
The ballot for this November’s same-sex marriage referendum is set. Now activists for and against the law are reaching out to sway voters.
Frederick police say vandals put stickers promoting marriage equality and a gay pride flag on the windows of a Chick-fil-A restaurant.