The Observer

Gay marriage bill passes in MD

By By Jane Zankman, News Production Editor

March 26, 2012

Governor Martin O’Malley signed a bill into law March 2 allowing same-sex couples to marry in Maryland. The law will go into effect in 2013, but is likely to be voted on as a referendum on the Maryland 2012 ballot. The bill passed in the House of Delegates with a 72-67 win and in the Senate with...

Maryland same-sex marriage bill dies in House

By Spenser Easterbrook Advertising Manager

March 22, 2011

Although the Maryland State Senate voted 25-21 last month in favor of legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage, the measure ultimately failed to move forward in the State House of Representatives, and was sent back to committee where it will most likely not be discussed until January 2012. “We...

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