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Marylanders for Marriage Equality, the coalition of groups fighting to uphold Maryland's recently passed marriage equality law, announced on May 7 that they had opened new campaign offices and hired additional field staffers, part of several new measures the coalition has undertaken in preparation for a November referendum on the law. Over the past six weeks, Marylanders for Marriage Equality ... [Read]

[Photo: The scene at the Maryland House of Delegates joint committee hearing on Feb. 10, 2012. (Photo by John Riley.)] Like Rocky Balboa, marriage equality is back for another round of fighting. Supporters and opponents of a bill legalizing same-sex nuptials clashed once more at a joint hearing of the House Judiciary and Health and Government Operations committees on ... [Read]

Just as a recent Washington Post poll shows for the first time that a majority of Marylanders support marriage equality, LGBT activists and their allies are scrambling to deliver the votes needed to pass the measure through the Maryland General Assembly.  The Post poll found that 50 percent of Marylanders support marriage equality, while 44 percent are opposed. The poll ... [Read]