Sam Arora, the Maryland delegate, who had no problem breaking a campaign promise to support marriage equality in February (and was Montgomery County's lone state legislator to oppose equal rights), has problem flaunting his own wedding in the pages of...
Interesting timing for the, up until now, very single homophobe with a secret.
For any of you who know Maryland Delegate, and former progressive, Sam Arora. Read this.
I've just received an email from Julie Tagen, a constituent of Maryland state delegate Sam Arora, who explains that Sam Arora is a liar for now claiming that he never fully considered the issue of marriage equality before the 2011 vote on the matter. Show More Summary
Maryland Delegate Sam Arora just issued a letter claiming that he never fully considered the issue of marriage equality before last year, 2011, and that's why he got so confused when the issue came up and flip-flopped on the issue, ultimately...Show More Summary
Sam, you're a liar. And worse than that, you're a coward. A coward who's hiding a secret. In your case, the secret is what happened some time during a three day period in February of last year that changed you from a rabid gay marriage...Show More Summary
The legislation doesn't go into effect until after November, so the religious right and Sam Arora have the chance to repeal it first via a ballot initiative in November. I sure hope the President figures out where he stands on marriage by then. Show More Summary
From Matt Arnstine, writing in the U of MD student paper, the Diamondback: During his 2010 campaign, Arora raked in campaign donations from area progressives, many of whom he met while working on Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign. Show More Summary
Sue Cohen, who lives in Sam Arora's district in Marland, writes: I have lived in District 19 since 1981, so trust me -- any talk Sam Arora spews about "constituency concerns over marriage equality" are bogus and outright lies. The only...Show More Summary
By a vote of 7-4 Maryland's Senate Judiciary Committee just passed its marriage equality bill. The bill passed in the Maryland House last Friday. RELATED: Maryland Del. Sam Arora campaigned for office on his pledge to support marriage equality and even cosponsored the failed 2011 bill. Show More Summary
When the Maryland House held its contentious vote on marriage equality last week, Del. Sam Arora (D) again voted against the bill, offering no explanation as to why he continues to betray his campaign pledge to support same-sex marriage. But Arora is already facing the fallout: his legislative director, Joshua Lapidus, has resigned in protest, [...]
Sam Arora has a secret. Good for him. But don't be fooled. Arora's vote against marriage equality had nothing with his religion. Arora had the same religion when he was running for office and rabidly pro marriage equality, when he was...Show More Summary
Many LGBT and allied progressives helped Sam Arora get into office. It's good to see that some of Arora's staffers, unlike the Delegate himself, are sticking to the principles they touted among entering office: A senior adviser to Maryland Del....
Scott Wooledge over at DailyKos does a great job summarizing the tale of Sam Arora, a former Hillary staffer who got elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, claiming to be a pro-gay progressive, and suddenly within the course ofShow More Summary
Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer. The latest round of marriage equality stories includes appearances by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Maryland House Delegate Sam Arora (Dem), President Obama via Jay Carney, and Bill Clinton. Yesterday the Maryland House of Delegates passed the marriage equality bill, with a 71– 67 vote. [...]
We got the one vote we needed. Initial reports are that Sam Arora, who ran on a marriage equality platform as a progressive Netroots-friendly candidate, voted against us. I want to confirm this before writing more about that. The bill...Show More Summary
Tweet from Amanda Terkel at Huffington Post: RT @aterkel: Heard that Bill Clinton, Terry McAuliffe called up Sam Arora to pressure him to vote for marriage equality.”Sam Arora has been given a political gift by this vote. At this stage in his political career, you don't usually get calls from, a chance to endear yourself to, Bill Clinton and Terry McAuliffe.
To say that Maryland Delegate Sam Arora (D) has struggled with marriage equality is an understatement. When he campaigned for office in 2010, Equality Maryland endorsed him because he indicated support for marriage equality, and he even co-sponsored the legislation when it was first introduced last year. But when it came time to vote, Arora [...]