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While most Maryland residents support gay marriage, they are sharply divided over casino expansion according to a new WTOP Beltway Poll.
Gay and lesbian advocates teamed up with Maryland's largest Latino and immigrant rights group on Tuesday, hoping to build support for two November ballot questions: one to allow same-sex marriage and another offering in-state tuition for illegal immigrants who have attended a Maryland high school and whose parents have paid taxes.
Washington County is extending spousal benefits to county employees married to same-sex spouses.
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A new statewide poll shows that in the electoral battleground of Virginia, a state with deep moral and ideological divisions over gay marriage, the issue is likely to be a wash in November's presidential election.
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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.
Poll after poll shows public support for same-sex marriage steadily increasing, to the point where it's now a majority viewpoint. Yet in all 32 states where gay marriage has been on the ballot, voters have rejected it.
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.
Maryland's highest court has issued a ruling recognizing divorce for valid out-of-state same-sex marriages.
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.
President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage on Wednesday in a historic announcement.