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Md. gay marriage opponents say proof is in petitions

Opponents of same-sex marriage in Maryland say they know how residents really feel about the state's law allowing gay couples to wed, and they've collected the signatures to prove it.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 05:59am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, same-sex marriage,

WTOP Beltway Poll: Obama leads Romney in DMV

There's now more evidence that Virginia could be a key battleground in the presidential race, and that the race could be a close one.

Tuesday - 05/29/2012, 08:38am EDT

Tags: wtop beltway poll, George Allen, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Tim Kaine,

NAACP chief: Marriage equality is a civil right

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said Monday he hopes the group's resolution supporting same-sex marriage will encourage blacks to support marriage equality as a civil right if the question is put to voters on the ballot in Maryland or other states.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 06:45pm EDT

Tags: NAACP, same-sex marriage

Gay marriage adds complexity in swing states

President Barack Obama's support for gay marriage adds a new layer of complexity for voters, especially independents, in battleground states that will decide the race for the White House.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 09:33pm EDT


Obama gay marriage support could roil Va. contest

President Barack Obama's newly announced support for same-sex marriages adds an emotional new element with an uncertain effect into his re-election bid in Virginia, a battleground state he won in 2008 but where voters have consistently opposed it.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 03:11am EDT

Tags: same-sex marriage, Barack Obama, election

Pres. Obama voices his support for gay marriage

President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage on Wednesday in a historic announcement.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 05:38pm EDT

Tags: Barack Obama, same-sex marriage,

Maryland's governor, social issue groups react to North Carolina vote

Opponents of same sex marriage in Maryland say the vote in North Carolina underscores their position, that marriage should be restricted to heterosexual couples.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 03:13pm EDT

Tags: same-sex marriage, north carolina, Marriage Alliance of Maryland, Governor Martin O

Pressure mounts for president to discuss gay marriage

President Barack Obama faced mounting pressure Wednesday to express support for same-sex marriage after a setback for gay-rights in North Carolina.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 02:35pm EDT

Tags: obama,

O'Malley speaks at conference on Catholics, gays

Maryland's same-sex marriage debate may end up being decided in the voting booth, but Gov. Martin O'Malley told a conference on Catholicism and homosexuality Friday that he believes voters will come down on the side of human dignity.

Saturday - 03/17/2012, 08:44am EDT

Tags: Catholicism, same-sex marriage

Gay marriage began in DC 2 years ago

Friday marks two years since a new law enabled gay couples to begin marrying in the District of Columbia.

Friday - 03/09/2012, 04:18pm EST


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