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The chief diversity officer at the nation's leading university for deaf students was put on indefinite leave Oct. 10 for signing a petition opposed to a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize same-sex marriage. McCaskill's leave has caused turmoil on the campus of 1,600 students and drawn national attention.
A coalition of African-American churches is holding a prayer vigil to highlight its members' opposition to gay marriage and urge Marylanders to vote against it.
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