Maryland upholds same-sex marriage law
November 7th, 2012
12:46 AM ET
1 year ago

Maryland upholds same-sex marriage law

(CNN) - Maryland voters chose to uphold a new law allowing same-sex couples to marry in the state Tuesday, according to a CNN projection.

The bill legalizing same-sex marriage was signed into law in March by Democratic Governor Martin O'Malley.

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Maryland joined seven states and Washington, D.C., in allowing gay couples to wed, but it isn't scheduled to take effect until January 1, 2013.

Maine, Minnesota, and Washington state are also voting on the issue.


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  1. fernace

    And thank goodness President Obama gets 4 more years, otherwise Romney would repeal it, or make some sort of sweeping fed law! Not to mention appointing T-Party SCOTUS! We really dodged a big 1 tonite, but we also need to pay attention & hold this government accountable for their actions or lack thereof!! Yay, Obama/Biden, 2012-16!!

    November 7, 2012 01:28 am at 1:28 am |
  2. Anonymous

    Another 4 years of the same, nothing has changed for the past 4 generations for my family, I hope I go to heaven soon this counrty is not worth it if all they care about is themself inWashington, I have a child with specail needs and in a wheelchair and they scred her over for 2o years just to creaet jobs, and pay me only 8 an hr because lazy nurses don't left patients in hospital and they get pard 50. an hour

    November 7, 2012 01:48 am at 1:48 am |