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There may be a drawback for same-sex couples now able to get married in Maryland - if they choose not to, a spouse could lose his or her benefits.
It can be stressful for couples to plan their weddings. But for one Maryland couple holding a New Year's holiday wedding, the stress is just a bit shy of tenfold.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says he'll work to ensure that same-sex married couples can file joint tax returns in the state.
For Chris and Shawn Riley, making their wedding guest list is a daunting task - as it would be for any couple inviting every Marylander who voted in favor of same-sex marriage this year.
Maryland clergy opposing same-sex marriage will be speaking out against the ballot question.
Marylanders could make history Tuesday by voting to legalize same-sex marriage.
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.
Gallaudet University's chief diversity officer said Tuesday she believes she should be reinstated to her job after university leadership put her on administrative leave for signing a petition to put same-sex marriage on the ballot for voters to decide in November.
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