Postedon Oct 09, 2012 at 04:30 pm
Election Day is approaching fast: There are fewer than 28 days until November 6, when voters in four states - Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington - will vote on marriage-related ballot initiatives. The voter registration deadlines and procedures are a little bit different in each state.
Postedon Oct 01, 2012 at 09:30 am
Last week, Jason Papanikolas, the chairman of the Republican Central Committee for Prince George's County in Maryland, published an editorial in the local Maryland newspaper, The Gazette. In the editorial, Papanikolas argues that Republicans across the state of Maryland should support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon Sep 19, 2012 at 11:30 am
This week, Bob Ross, the president of the Prince George County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) spoke out in support of Question 6, the ballot measure that would uphold the freedom to marry in Maryland.
Postedon Sep 17, 2012 at 09:30 am
In November, Marylanders will be asked to uphold the freedom to marry, for all loving and committed couples, a law that was signed by the governor in March. Lindsey Dawson and Jessica Chipoco, who are engaged to be married in Maryland in March 2013, are one of the couples who will be affected by the vote. Read their story and find out why marriage matters to them.
Postedon Sep 06, 2012 at 02:15 pm
Today, Julian Bond, chairman emeritus of the NAACP published an editorial about why the marriage campaign in Maryland matters. He says: "African Americans are now sitting around the dinner table talking about it and realizing at the end of the day it's about treating people fairly and making families stronger."
Postedon Aug 23, 2012 at 01:15 pm
On Monday, Maryland's Secretary of State released the approved language for the ballot initiative that will appear on the November 6 ballot in Maryland. The ballot initiative, Question 6, is entitled, the "Civil Marriage Protection Act."
Postedon Aug 02, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Hart Research Associates published a new poll today out of Maryland that finds majority support for the freedom to marry, with significant growth among black voters. 54 percent of voters said they would vote to uphold the freedom to marry at the ballot in November.
Postedon Jul 25, 2012 at 09:43 am
Over the past few months, we've seen conservative voices become an essential part of the campaign to win marriage nationwide. Now, the four states facing ballot initiatives in the November 6, 2012 election - Washington, Maine, Minnesota, and Maryland - are capitalizing on that momentum by shoring up support among conservatives and encouraging them to make their voices heard.
Postedon Jun 21, 2012 at 03:59 pm
Throughout the month of June, four states - Minnesota, Maine, Maryland, and Washington - are using state Pride events to rally behind the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 13, 2012 at 10:50 am
At a speech in Baltimore yesterday, President Barack Obama spoke out against anti-gay activists who are working to overturn the freedom to marry in Maryland. He urged voters to uphold marriage for same-sex couples at the ballot this November.