Maryland marriage bill coming next week

Morgan Meneses-Sheets, Equality Maryland’s executive director, says a marriage bill is scheduled to be introduced next Tuesday at a time when her organization and most political observers believe supporters of the bill have the votes to pass it in both chambers.

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Court rejects appeal over DC marriage equality law

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from opponents of marriage equality who want to overturn the District of Columbia's freedom to marry law.

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Maryland set to expand gay rights to include the freedom to marry

Maryland is poised to become the sixth state to legally honor the marriages of same-sex couples as proponents say they believe they have enough support to pass such a measure in the upcoming legislative session.

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Supreme Court nears decision on D.C. marriage equality case

The U.S. Supreme Court could decide as soon as Tuesday whether or not to hear a case seeking to force the District of Columbia to allow voters to decide whether to repeal the city’s marriage equality law.

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A Maryland General Assembly word cloud

James Buck and Elizabeth Flock present a word cloud with marriage equality being prominent among the issues likely to be addressed by the Maryland General Assembly.

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Cicilline becomes 4th openly gay Congress member

David Cicilline, the former mayor of Providence, was sworn in Wednesday afternoon, along with the other members of the 112th Congress.

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The path down the aisle

Marriage equality enacted in DC thanks to Mayor, Council and activists; religious opponents rebuffed at every legal level.

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Obama: “Prepared to implement” DADT, “attitudes evolving” on marriage equality

In and exclusive oval office interview with "The Advocate," President Obama says the Pentagon is "prepared to implement" repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” and it will take months not years.

He also says he's “wrestling” with the issue of marriage equality.

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D.C. files Supreme Court brief defending marriage

D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles and other city attorneys have urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to take a case filed by a local minister seeking to overturn the city’s marriage equality law.

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NOM’s Gallagher mocks pro-marriage equality Catholics

Gallagher: "Don’t pat yourselves [Catholics who support the freedom to marry] on the back for how brave you are," she said. "It takes courage to go into the public square and defend the church’s teachings on marriage."

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