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Changing hearts: how marriage was won in Maryland, and how we will win again in the future

By Jacob Combs Yesterday’s Los Angeles Times has a touching take on a chance event that might have made all the difference in bringing marriage equality to Maryland this week: A chance shake-up of Maryland House of Delegates seating assignments brought Republican Wade Kach face to face with gay couples who had come to make the [...]
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Breaking: Maryland Senate passes marriage equality

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (3 years ago)

By Jacob Combs Tonight, the Maryland Senate debated and passed a bill to bring marriage equality to the state by a vote of 25-22.  The measure passed the House of Delegates earlier this week by a vote of 72-67.  Last year, the bill ... Read Post

Maryland’s marriage equality bill heads to full House after passing committee vote

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (3 years ago)

By Jacob Combs Yesterday, two Maryland House of Delegates committees which heard testimony on a proposed marriage equality bill last Friday voted as a joint body to advance the bill to a full House vote.  The joint committee vote re... Read Post

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley still working on marriage equality votes in House of Delegates

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (3 years ago)

By Jacob Combs After last Friday’s marathon hearings in the Maryland House of Delegates regarding a proposed marriage equality bill, Gov. Martin O’Malley, a supporter of the bill, told reporters yesterday that he is still “a couple”... Read Post

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