Maryland Attorney General Calls for Honoring Out-of-State Marriages

Maryland Attorney General Calls for Honoring Out-of-State Marriages of Same-Sex Couples

 “Following the Practice of Honoring Marriages, Without Exception”

Statement by Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, following the release of Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler’s opinion calling for recognition of out-of-state marriages:

"As this important Attorney General's Opinion makes clear, Maryland will continue to follow the tradition and common-sense practice of honoring out-of-state marriages, without a ‘gay exception’.  As same-sex couples marry next door in the District of Columbia and across America, Maryland will treat those families with respect, giving Marylanders a chance to see neighbor couples legally married, with families helped and no one hurt."
 

PRESS CONTACT: 
Sean Eldridge 
Director of Communications, Freedom to Marry    
sean@freedomtomarry.org