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Gay marriage prospects unclear in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — Advocates and opponents of gay marriage took their pitches to the Democratic-controlled Senate on Tuesday afternoon, seeking to lobby a key committee over whether to make Maryland the sixth state in which members of the same sex could ...

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Maryland lawmakers to outline same-sex couple bill

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Senate and House majority leaders are holding a news conference to talk about their proposed Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection Act to recognize same-sex couples. Senate Majority Leader Rob Garagiola, D-Montgomery, and House Majority Leader Kumar ...

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Death penalty, gay marriage issues are back for Maryland lawmakers

Fresh from November’s election, Maryland lawmakers will consider two hot-button legal issues during the 2011 General Assembly session. Bills to permit same-sex marriage and repeal the death penalty will be introduced early in the 90-day term, and supporters say the ...

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2 of 3 judges in Proposition 8 case appointed by Democrats

SAN FRANCISCO — A liberal jurist is among three judges randomly selected by a federal appeals court to decide if a lower court improperly struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced Monday that ...

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