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Townsend, Catholic supporters of same-sex marriage speak out

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, a former Maryland lieutenant governor and member of one of the nation’s most well-known Catholic political families, has joined supporters of a Maryland law allowing same-sex marriage. Townsend, the eldest child of Robert F. Kennedy, noted her ...

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Same-sex marriage opponents add more signatures

ANNAPOLIS — Opponents of same-sex marriage in Maryland are calling additional signatures to put the matter on the ballot with an exclamation point. Derek McCoy, executive director of Maryland Marriage Alliance, said Monday the group is turning in 39,743 more ...

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Money rolls in for same-sex marriage petition drive (access required)

A group opposed to Maryland’s law allowing same-sex marriages says it has gathered 122,000 voter signatures, more than double the number of signatures needed to petition the law to a voter referendum. But those signatures didn’t come free. More than ...

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Md. gay marriage group hires new campaign manager

Josh Levin is the new campaign manager for Marylanders for Marriage Equality. The group hoping to uphold a recently passed law that legalizes gay marriage announced Levin’s appointment Wednesday. Levin has worked as a campaign manager for several congressional candidates ...

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Maryland gay marriage supporters launch coalition

ANNAPOLIS — Gay marriage supporters in Maryland rekindled debate over legalizing same-sex marriage in the state on Tuesday by announcing a new coalition to push for legislation next year. The announcement prompted opponents to say they’ll be back in Annapolis ...

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