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Md. Catholics coming to the capital Monday

Hundreds of Catholics from across Maryland are converging on Annapolis on Monday for an annual lobbying night — just as one of the major bills they oppose appears headed for passage. The House of Delegates on Friday narrowly approved a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage. The Senate, which passed a similar measure last year, could send the legislation to Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) by the end of the week.
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Same-sex marriage bill approved by Maryland Senate

United States / Washington D.C. : Maryland Politics (2 years ago)

A bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland was approved by the state Senate, which advanced a measure that narrowly cleared the House of Delegates last week. The final vote by the state Senate ended a yearlong drama in... Read Post

Hundreds turn out in Md. to oppose same-sex marriage

United States / Washington D.C. : Maryland Politics (2 years ago)

A rally against same-sex marriage drew several hundred people Monday night to a plaza outside the Maryland State House in Annapolis, where ministers and lawmakers led the crowd in chants of “one man, one woman” and pledged to fight ... Read Post

Maryland House seeks to shape gambling bill

United States / Washington D.C. : Maryland Politics (2 years ago)

Members of the Maryland House of Delegates are returning to Annapolis on Monday with an opportunity to put their stamp on an expanded gambling bill that passed the Senate on Friday. House Speaker Michael E. Busch (D-Anne Arundel) ha... Read Post


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