The Associated Press reports that the Maryland State Legislature has approved a law to legalize same-sex marriage, making it the eighth state to allow gay marriage.
The bill passed the state Senate passed the measure Thursday by a vote of 25-22. The measure narrowly passed the state House of Delegates last week.
Maryland's Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to sign the legislation.
State senators approved a gay marriage bill 25-22 Thursday, moving Maryland closer to becoming the eighth state in the U.S. Read Post
Gay marriage is coming to Maryland! Last night, the legislature passed the bill and Gov. O’Malley has promised to sign it into law. Maryland is the eighth state to approve gay marriage–and the fourth state one to do so in the last y... Read Post